Alexander Carmichael Bruce

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Sir Alexander Carmichael Bruce (ca. 1850 – 26 October 1926) was the second Assistant Commissioner "A" of the London Metropolitan Police, from 1888 to 1914.

Bruce was the son of a clergyman from Ferryhill, County Durham. He attended Rossall School in Lancashire and then Brasenose College, Oxford, graduating in 1873 and being called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn in 1875. He practised on the North-Eastern Circuit until 10 December 1884, when he was appointed Assistant Commissioner. He was knighted on 18 July 1903 and retired in 1914.

Bruce married Helen Fletcher (later Dame Helen Bruce) in 1876. He lived at 82 Lexham Gardens, Kensington.


Police appointments
Preceded by
Douglas Labalmondière
Assistant Commissioner "A", Metropolitan Police
Succeeded by
Frank Elliott