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Abbott, John Martin locked

CBE 2000; QPM 1996

Born 22 March 1949; s of late Geoffrey Lowick Abbott and Gladys Lilian Abbott; m 1972, Christine Sowter; two d

Director General, National Criminal Intelligence Service, 1997–2003; Vice President, Interpol, 1999–2002


Univ. of Sussex (BA Hons History 1982)


Joined Sussex Police, 1968: served in various ranks throughout Sussex, 1968–86; Supt, seconded to Royal Hong Kong Police, 1986–88; Chief Supt, seconded to Police Staff Coll., Bramshill, 1989–91; Asst Chief Constable, 1991–94; Asst Insp. of Constabulary, 1994–96. Pres., Sussex CCC, 2017–


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