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First woman named UK’s top-ranking police officer

LONDON:  A woman will become Britain's most senior police officer for the first time after the government announced on Wednesday that Cressida Dick is to be commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. Dick, 56, will succeed Bernard Hogan-Howe as chief of Scotland Yard, in London, returning to the force after leaving two years ago for the Foreign Office. "Cressida Dick is an exceptional leader, and has a clear vision for the future of the Metropolitan Police," interior minister Amber Rudd said. "She now takes on one of…