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Sir Ian Blair’s Policing Controversy: Making Money With Jean Charles de Menezes

by | 19th, October 2009

6483839 SIR Ian Blair, former Metropolitan Police commissioner, was ever a man keen on celebrity. It was he, after all, who gave London the Celebrity Police Force, the photogenic division for whom no celebrity misdemeanour is too small to attend.

Now Sir Ian has written a book. It’s called Policing Controversy . He got an estimated £150000 to write it in triplicate. Expect to read lots about meetings, meetings about meetings and how while at Christ Church, Oxford, he gained a Second Class Honours Degree in English Language and Literature. He knows his fiction.

Ian Blair’s biography appears on the Metropolitan Police’s website – “Working For A Safer London ”.

There is no mention made in it of Jean Charles de Menezes , the Brazilian shot in the head by the Met Police on Sir Ian’s watch, an incident Sir Ian deeply regrets. But, thankfully, Sir Ian now seeks to gives us fuller record of his achievements and tell us

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