Brian Paddick said that the Gender Recognition Act consultation is a separate issue to Karen White's sentencing, and that the conflation of transgender people with sex offenders is 'prejudice'
Former Metropolitan Police assistant deputy commissioner and peer Brian Paddick says transgender people feel 'unfairly labelled' as sex offenders due to the discussion around the Karen White case
Dr Nicola Williams of Fair Play for Women says prison policy on transgender prisoners will allow dangerous offenders access to women
Karen White was born Stephen Wood, and had previous convictions for indecency when he assaulted two women in prison
Up to a million reported crimes are being dropped with little or no investigation, it has been reported.
A former British Transport Police Officer Norman Brennan has said that the government needed to ask itself a question: “What financial price do you put on the safety of Britain?
Prime Minister Theresa May has sparked outrage from police after she insisted that there is no direct “causation” between officer numbers and crime levels.
Jenny McDonagh, who worked for Kensington and Chelsea Council and defrauded the Grenfell survivors' fund of thousands for herself, has been jailed for five years
Independent councillor Richard Alderman is charged with sending offensive messages via a public network. He called Diane Abbott a 'monkey' and said Theresa May should be 'hanged'
Comedian Bill Cosby has been sentenced to three to 10 years in jail for sexual assault
Poundland has announced it is stopping sales of kitchen knives from all its stores by the end of next month as campaigners criticised it for stocking toy blades and meat cleavers for Halloween.
Detectives are investigating whether the incident was an anti-Muslim attack.
The incident occurred at an event at Camden Market, London, in July.
A Private Member's Bill proposing to double custodial sentences for people who assault emergency service workers has received government approval
Police are searching for a group of boys who spat in the face of a woman travelling with her partner and child
The 31-year-old man was held after officers apparently found him sitting on a sofa at a property in Newcastle.
Julia Hartley-Brewer wrote off South Yorkshire Police's campaign to get people to report 'non-crime' hate incidents as the 'hurty feeling helpline'
South Yorkshire Police tweeted that instances of hate that were not a criminal offence or hate crime should still be reported
The male victim, believed to be 18, was found with stab wounds after the incident in York Way, Islington.
A man in his thirties was seriously assaulted by a group of teenagers at Gravelly Hill train station.
Sajid Javid is expected to announce greater stop and search powers for police to prevent crimes like acid attacks.
Natalie Parsons is accused of two counts of making or possessing an explosive substance with intent to endanger life.
A blimp in the likeness of Sadiq Khan wearing a yellow bikini flew over Parliament Square to protest against the Mayor's handling of crime in London
Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman planned to detonate an explosive device outside Downing Street and has been jailed for 30 years
A teenage boy was arrested on suspicion of terror offences after an 'unknown substance' was found at his house in West London
A 21-year-old man has been held over the stabbing of Raneem Oudeh and her mother Khaola Saleem.
A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in West London after an unknown substance was discovered at his house
Grime artist Cally tells talkRADIO he was stopped and searched five times and calls for police to 'sort it out'
Khalid Farah, 26, was blasted with a shotgun at close range as he sat in a hire car in the early hours of November 11 last year.
Scotland Yard said the male cyclist initially stopped after falling off his bike, but quickly fled the scene.
A Sikh temple in Edinburgh had its doors set alight in the early hours of Tuesday morning
Mike Graham has said that the UK needs to admit that the country has a problem with knife possession, after 69 people were detained by police on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon at Notting Hill Carnival.
Drew Liquerman joined Dan Wootton on the Drivetime show to discuss gun laws, and left the host almost speechless when he claimed he'd feel safer in London owning a gun
The first day of Notting Hill Carnival on Sunday 26 August saw 133 arrests for various offences including drugs and possession of an offensive weapon
Police were already in pursuit of the vehicle when it crashed, injuring those inside the car.
Police are urgently trying to arrest a male suspect after the women, aged 49 and 22, were killed in Solihull on Monday.
Four men were found guilty of drugs offences after they attempted to fly £41m worth of cocaine into the UK on a private jet from Colombia
Investigators found what they believe to be a "large-scale" operation in a warehouse describing itself as a gearbox repair business.
Officers carried out a series of raids in Portsmouth and Havant on Tuesday as part of the inquiry.
Labour MP Chukka Umunna made a speech in which he said politicians on the left and right were not responding adequately to violent crime
Austin Ross, 23, stuck racist posters on buildings around his home town, as well as torching a school and a masonic lodge.
Joe Xuereb, 27, will appear in court in connection with a serious assault on Ania Gos, 30, and her mother, 64, in Adderley Gardens.
Four teenagers were stabbed in Camberwell on Thursday evening
Gavin Casey has been found guilty of murder after attacking a man when he became jealous of his ex-partner making him a cup of tea
Steven Lawlor entered the protected royal site on July 16 and broke poster boards and glass cabinets fixed to metal railings to use as bedding.
John Westland, 29, supposedly made the comments a day after the body of Liam Deane was found by officers at HMP Leeds