Met Police

Police Warn Public To Flee Instead Of Taking Photos During Terror Attacks

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 28.09.2017 | UK

Police chiefs have warned eyewitnesses to flee the scene of a terrorist attack rather than stopping to take photos or record video. Officers highlight...

Two Men Are Being Treated In Hospital After A Suspected Acid Attack In Bethnal Green

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK

Two men have been taken to hospital after a “suspected acid attack” in Bethnal Green, east London. The two males, thought to be in their late teen...

Enough Is Enough: We Need Fresh Solutions To Stop Terrorism

Baroness Jones | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Politics
Baroness Jones

Let's learn a few lessons from the mistakes of recent years. Let's value community policing and the police staff who do the vital backroom work. Let's focus the existing resources of our security services on chasing terrorists, rather than harassing environmental campaigners and Green politicians. Let us look at how our foreign policy connects with our domestic security.

'The Met: Policing London' - A Powerful And Intimate Way To Show The Public How We Police The Capital

Cressida Dick | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK
Cressida Dick

This week will see the broadcast of series two of the primetime BBC1 documentary The Met: Policing London. This is a powerful and intimate way to allow the public behind the scenes of the Met. In an organisation of more than 45,000 people and with tactics and jobs that have to remain confidential it can't show everything. However, it is an opportunity that we welcome to give the public we serve more insight in to how we police London's streets.

Man Arrested In Foiled Terror Attack 'Reported To Police By His Family'

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK

A man arrested yesterday in Whitehall on suspicion of plotting a terror attack was reported to police by his family, according to reports. Police swoo...

Activists Who Fell In Love With Police Spies Are Still Waiting For Justice

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK

When Alison* told her family that her partner, who had disappeared without a trace after a five year relationship, was actually a police spy, her susp...

Here's What Happened At The Million Mask March In London Last night

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 05.11.2016 | UK

London’s Million Mask March has taken place under the banner of Anonymous UK amid a heavy police presence. Hundreds of people, many chanting “fuck...

The Million Mask March Was Not A Peaceful Protest By Any Measure

Commander BJ Harrington | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK
Commander BJ Harrington

As we look ahead to this weekend, my message is simple: if you want to protest peacefully, that is your right and we want to work with you. If you commit criminal acts - that is not peaceful protest - and you are liable to be arrested.

My Day With The Police

James Gilmore | Posted 18.10.2017 | 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...