Sir Cyril James Anderton (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.
Born and raised in a coalmining family in Wigan, He was educated at St Matthews Church School and later at ... more »
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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), British senior police officer. quoted in City Limits (London, Dec. 18, 1987). Referring to the AIDS epidemic.