"Sir Robert Mark", Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire/GBE, Queen's Police Medal/QPM was an England/English police officer who served as Chief Constable of Leicester City Police, and later as Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis/Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police from 1972 to 1977.

Mark was the first Metropolitan Commissioner to have risen through all the ranks from the lowest to the highest (a route followed by all subsequent Commissioners), although a few predecessors had served as Constables prior to fast-track promotion.

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