Met Police

My Day With The Police

James Gilmore | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
James Gilmore

As I was being dropped off at East Croydon train station, I took a moment to reflect on the past few hours of pure chaos - a chaos that the police are all too familiar with. It was not as Ninja-Turtles as I thought it would have been, but they're one step closer to catching The Shredder than they ever have been.

Two People Arrested Over East Finchley Double Killing

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK

Detectives investigating the killing of a mother of nine and her nephew have arrested two men on suspicion of murder. Annie Besala Ekofo, 53, and Be...

‘The Met Police Victim Shamed Me Over My Stalking Ordeal’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK

Lily Allen has accused the police of "victim-shaming" her after she spoke out about being dissatisfied with their response to her stalking case. In an...

Murder Police Now Investigating Mysterious Disappearance Of London PC

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK

Scotland Yard's homicide unit is now investigating the disappearance of an officer from the force Metropolitan policeman. Gordon Semple, who has been ...

Watch Grandmother Save 15-Year-Old Grandson In Bus Stab Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 15.01.2016 | UK

Extraordinary footage has been released of the moment a woman tried to stab a 15-year-old boy as he boarded a bus with his grandmother. Police sai...

Pervert Caught Taking Pictures Up Woman's Skirt In Boots

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK

A pervert has been captured on CCTV taking pictures up a woman's skirt inside a south London branch of Boots. He can be seen bending down as the sh...

Watch Man Ride Into Shop On Hoverboard And Steal Lucozade

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK

Police are hunting a man who casually rode into a shop on a hoverboard, stole a crate of Lucozade and rode out. A man has been caught on CCTV foota...

Moment Man Threw Petrol Bomb At London Mosque Caught On CCTV

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK

Police are appealing to the public to help identify a man caught on CCTV footage pouring petrol onto a London mosque in what authorities have describe...

Striking Pictures From Student Protest Show Moment Policeman Hit By Smoke Grenade

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Striking pictures from the student demonstration which marched through central London on Wednesday show the moment a policeman was hit by a smoke gren...

Protesters Arrested As Student Demo Turns Nasty After Home Office Hit By Smoke Bombs

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Police arrested protesters after government buildings and police were targeted with smoke grenades, paint and eggs when a London student demonstration...

Traffic Warden's Body Camera Footage Captures Attack By Hot-Headed Motorist

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK

Metropolitan police have released body camera footage of an irate man assaulting a traffic warden in London, in an appeal to identify the suspect. ...

Man With Baby In A Pram Caught Causing £9,000 Damage To An Aston Martin

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK

A man has been caught on footage causing £9,000 worth of damage to an Aston Martin V8 Vantage, whilst pushing a baby in a pram. The unsettling inc...

The Met's 'Creepy' Photo Of Michael McIntyre Has Landed Them In Serious Trouble

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Chris York | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

A photograph of Michael McIntyre taken from aboard a Met Police helicopter and posted to twitter is being investigated by the information watchdog. ...

Met Police Helicopter Deletes 'Creepy' Tweet Of Michael McIntyre

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

A Met Police helicopter has tweeted out a picture that appears to be of comedian, Michael McIntyre. The now-deleted tweet by the National Police A...

We Have a Chance to Secure Real Reform of Our Spying Laws

Rachel Robinson | Posted 26.06.2016 | UK Politics
Rachel Robinson

With the much-touted Investigatory Powers Bill looming - it's in the Government's interest to make this black and white: either you believe in stopping terrorism and serious crime or you believe in the fundamental right to privacy. One or the other, you can't have both.

Only Real Transparency Can Build Public Trust in How Surveillance Powers Are Used

Daniel Nesbitt | Posted 25.06.2016 | UK Politics
Daniel Nesbitt

The need for more information is given greater urgency by the words of Commander Richard Martin, head of intelligence and covert policing at the Met. In the article Commander Martin states that Communications Data is now routinely used in almost every criminal investigation.

Mystery Over Body Found In Suitcase Pulled From London's Grand Union Canal

PA | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK

Detectives are racing to identify the body of a person found in a suitcase dumped in a canal. Police are trying to trace the identity of the corpse...

Police Probe Two More Deaths After Body Found On Roof

PA | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after three people were found dead. Police were called to a property in west London on Friday after...

The Hidden Cost of Wildlife Crime: Four Out of Five Animals Die in Transit

Mike Baker | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK
Mike Baker

With an estimated worth of between 10 and 20 billion dollars each year, the "zero tolerance approach to wildlife trafficking" announced by HRH Prince William in Washington this week is so very welcome.

Met Police Give You Another Reason Not To Watch Islamic State Beheading Video

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK

The Metropolitan Police have issued an extraordinary warning today that anyone viewing or sharing a graphic video of the beheading of a US journalist ...

Three Children Found Dead In London

PA | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after three children were found dead at a residential address. Officers were called to the propert...

Met Police 'Strip-Search Thousands Of Children'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK

More than 4,500 children have been strip searched by the Metropolitan Police over the last five years, figures show. Some 4,638 children between th...

Stephen Lawrence Case: Don't Blame the Entire Met Police

Bob Morgan | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Politics
Bob Morgan

Understandably the level of debate about this case has increased with the most recent allegations around spying and corruption - but a theme of that debate seems to be the entire Metropolitan Police were to blame for the actions of a few.

Cynicism Killed the Cat - A Plea for Optimism!

Paul Charlton | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Paul Charlton

Cynicism's had its day; it's time for pragmatic optimism. I'm rallying the troops and you're the first for the press gang!

GRAPHIC PIC: Man Blinded By Water Cannon Has Message For Boris

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK

Water cannons used against rioters are a "lethal weapon" and should not be introduced in London, a German pensioner blinded by one of the machines has...