The King’s first Birthday Honours List: Lancing police officer receives MBE

A police officer from Lancing has been given an MBE as part of The King’s first Birthday Honours List.
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Police staff John Sennet from Metropolitan Police Operations was given the title for his services to policing.

Mr Sennett is regarded as a covert policing subject matter expert, according to Metropolitan Police.

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A spokesperson from Metropolitan Police said: “His passion and drive have put him at the forefront of reform. He has provided support to over 1,650 covert operations, resulting in 5,000 convictions, the seizure of 12 tons of drugs, 250 firearms, 22,000 weapons and £25m in cash, and ensured that hundreds of children have been protected from sexual predators online. John’s drive and expertise has made him pivotal in advancing tactics across UK and international policing.”

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Mr Sennett added: “I am extremely privileged and honoured to receive this award.”


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