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James Anderton

Sir Cyril James Anderton CBE (born May 24, 1932) is a retired British police officer who served as Chief Constable of Greater Manchester from 1976 to 1991. Sir James Anderton is considered the most outspoken, controversial and idiosyncratic Chief Constable in British policing history.

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James Anderton - Depiction in Popular Culture
... Chief Constable combined with his distinctive physical appearance, Anderton was often depicted in fiction, almost universally in a critical fashion ... Minister Margaret Thatcher Ten Glorious Years showed actor Ricky Tomlinson portray James Anderton in the style of a US style Moral Majority television evangelist preaching ... Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches) lampooned Anderton, who was still in office at the time ...
Greater Manchester Police - History
... The first Chief Constable of the service was William James Richards, followed shortly afterwards, in 1975 by James Anderton ... James Anderton was a highly controversial figure during his 15 years in office due to his outspoken style of leadership and hardline views on crime, policing and morality ... In 1991 David Wilmot succeeded James Anderton ...

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    Everywhere I go I see increasing evidence of people swirling about in a human cesspit of their own making.
    —James Anderton (b. 1932)

    The mind, in short, works on the data it receives very much as a sculptor works on his block of stone. In a sense the statue stood there from eternity. But there were a thousand different ones beside it, and the sculptor alone is to thank for having extricated this one from the rest.
    —William James (1842–1910)