By: PTI | London |
Published:November 16, 2017 10:50 am

Millee Banerjee was honoured with a CBE by Queen Elizabeth II in 2002 for her work in supporting civil service reform. (Source: UK government)

An Indian-origin businesswoman has been appointed the new chair of the UK’s College of Policing by the British government. Kolkata-born Millie Banerjee will oversee the professional body for everyone in policing and make sure officers and staff have the skills and knowledge they need.

“We are dedicated to providing access to the best knowledge and skills which sits behind the bravery, dedication and compassion shown by police on a daily basis. We have ambitious plans ahead and I intend on working with people across policing to continue building a professional body that supports all officers and staff,” Banerjee, 71, said.

The UK government said her appointment alongside the newly-confirmed Chief…

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