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The post of Commissioner was first held jointly by Sir Charles Rowan and Sir Richard Mayne.Cressida Dick is the current Commisioner having been been appointed in April 2017.These structures were created by the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 and replaced the Metropolitan Police Authority appointed board created in 2000 by Greater London Authority Act 1999.The area policed by the Metropolitan Police Service is known as the Metropolitan Police District (MPD).
In terms of its police area (primary geographic area of responsibility), leaving its national responsibilities aside, the Met has the 8th smallest police area of the territorial police forces in the United Kingdom.
The English part of the Royal Parks Constabulary, which patrolled a number of Greater London's major parks, was merged with the Metropolitan Police in 2004, and those parks are now policed by the Royal Parks Operational Command Unit.
There is also a small park police force, the Kew Constabulary, responsible for the Royal Botanic Gardens, whose officers have full police powers within the park.
The overall operational leader of the force is the Commissioner, whose formal title is Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis.
The Commissioner is answerable, responsible and accountable to The Queen, the Home Office and the Mayor of London, through the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime.