The City of London Corporation is the organisation that supports and promotes the Square Mile and the businesses within it. It maintains its heritage through a variety local government and non-local government functions, making it a unique organisation. The City of London Corporation is run through the Court of Common Council – its main decision making body – which is presided over by the Lord Mayor.
Policing the Square Mile brings with it particular challenges, quite unlike any other policing area within the UK.
City of London Police protects the people, businesses and infrastructure of the City of London. The force serves the City of London with pride, passion and innovation to protect and serve its communities.
The force strives to support a thriving economy by leading the physical security of the Square Mile, balancing tradition with modern challenges, and maintaining well established relationships with commercial and law enforcement partners worldwide, which maintains integrity and ease of trading in the City of London.
The City of London Police contributes to a flourishing society by leading excellence in policing locally through to globally, delivering safer communities, and preventing and combating crime.