Police

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Diane Abbott's attack of police moped tactics show she is 'detached from the real world', says founder of crime prevention charity

Diane Abbott's attack of police moped tactics show she is 'detached from the real world', says founder of crime prevention charity

Diane Abbott's attack on police is 'detached from real world', says ex-officer

Norman Brennan, Founder of Law & Order Foundation has said that Diane Abbott’s criticism of police tactics when dealing with moped crime shows she is “detached from the real world”.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Officers need public support dealing with violent suspects, says police chief

Officers need public support dealing with violent suspects, says police chief

Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Sir Steve House said passers-by should only help officers struggling with violent suspects "if they can safely do so".

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Stop and search

'What's worse: a policeman's hands in your pockets or a knife stuck in your belly?' says former Scotland Yard detective

New police recruits 'probably think stop and search is racist'

A former Scotland Yard detective has said stop and search is a "useful tool" in the fight against knife crime, but claimed that new police recruits "probably think" it's "racist".

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

‘I’ve been to six funerals this year’ as knife crime rises to highest levels since 2011, says stop and search adviser

‘I’ve been to six funerals this year’ due to youth violence, says stop and search adviser

‘I’ve been to six funerals this year', says stop and search adviser

Ken Hinds, Chair of the Haringey Independent Stop and Search Monitoring Group, has said that the authorities have to do more to prevent knife crime as he has already “been to six funerals this year”, all of which were teenagers killed by violence.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018

Ex-police chief will face no charges over Rotherham child abuse scandal perjury claims

Ex-police chief will face no charges over Rotherham child abuse scandal perjury claims

Ex-police chief will face no charges over Rotherham abuse scandal perjury claims

Former South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright will not face any charges in relation to an allegation he lied to MPs about his knowledge of the Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Police

Norman Brennan: The public have 'all but given up on the police'

Norman Brennan: The public have 'all but given up on the police'

The former police officer claimed that public confidence in the police had "plummeted" and that people had "all but given up" on them.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Met police clothing line will ‘make a lot of money from tourists’, says PR expert

Met police clothing line will ‘make a lot of money from tourists’, says PR expert

Met police clothing line will ‘make a lot of money’, says PR expert

PR expert Mark Borkowski has said that people from the UK may laugh but “thousands of tourists” will buy the Metropolitan Police’s new merchandise range and “it is going to make them a lot of money”.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Police prioritise crime depending on ‘what they are told’ by victims due to lack of resources, says officer

Police prioritise crime depending on ‘what they are told’ by victims as they are under-resourced, says officer

Police officer: We prioritise crime depending on ‘what they are told’ by victims

Sergeant Simon Kempton has said that victims of crime saying how it will affect them has bearing on how the crime is prioritised, because forces do not have the resources to search “for stolen stuff on ebay” all day.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Police

Former Detective Inspector: 'The police are expecting individuals to gather the evidence themselves'

'Police are expecting individuals to gather evidence themselves' says former DI

A former Detective Inspector has said that due to cuts, police are "expecting individuals to gather the evidence themselves".

Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018

‘The odds are if you stab someone in London, you’ll probably get away with it’, says former Met Police Officer

‘The odds are if you stab someone in London, you’ll probably get away with it’, says former Met Police Officer

'If you stab someone, you’ll probably get away with it’, says ex-police officer

Former Metropolitan Police Officer Chris Hobbs has said that “police are having to backfill for” cuts to other services and that because there are not enough officers “if you stab someone, the odds are in London you are probably going to get away with it”.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Monday, October 8, 2018

Liam Gallagher interviewed by police over ‘altercation’ with girlfriend

Liam Gallagher interviewed by police over ‘altercation’ with girlfriend

Liam Gallagher interviewed by police over ‘altercation’ with girlfriend

Liam Gallagher has been interviewed under caution over an alleged altercation at a London nightspot.

‘Nearly a million’ crimes not investigated by police, says research

‘Nearly a million’ crimes not investigated by police, says research

‘Nearly a million’ crimes not investigated by police, says research

Up to a million reported crimes are being dropped with little or no investigation, it has been reported.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Former British Transport Police Officer about rising crime on railways: ‘What financial price do you put on the safety of Britain?’

Former British Transport Police Officer on rising crime on railways: ‘What financial price do you put on the safety of Britain?’

Former BTP officer: ‘What financial price do you put on the safety of Britain?’

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?

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Theresa May is ‘deluded’ over police crime numbers, says Police Federation chairman

Theresa May is ‘deluded’ over police numbers, says Police Federation chairman

Theresa May is ‘deluded’ over police numbers, says Police Federation chair

Prime Minister Theresa May has sparked outrage from police after she insisted that there is no direct “causation” between officer numbers and crime levels.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Pedestrians injured in suspected hit and run outside mosque in London

Pedestrians injured in suspected hit and run outside mosque in London

Detectives are investigating whether the incident was an anti-Muslim attack.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Police chief warns no-deal Brexit could make Novichok investigation more difficult

Police chief warns no-deal Brexit could make Novichok investigation more difficult

Police chief warns no-deal Brexit may make Novichok investigation more difficult

A no-deal Brexit will make it harder for police to protect UK citizens as forces fall back on “slower, more bureaucratic” systems, one of the country’s most senior officers has warned.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

prison-cell

Prison Officers' Association: 'We're asking that we regain control of our prisons'

Prison Officers' Association: We want to 'regain control of our prisons'

As prison officers across the country strike in protest of rising violence in prisons, the General Secretary of the the Prison Officers' Association says he wants to see 'clear commitments from government'

Monday, August 27, 2018

Monday, August 27, 2018

Picture: Marius Adrian Vlasin

Four hospitalised after car crashes into a pedestrian on Regent Street

Four hospitalised after car crashes into a pedestrian on Regent Street

Police were already in pursuit of the vehicle when it crashed, injuring those inside the car.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018

Ms O'Neill was injured when thieves stole her Audi in Birmingham with four-week-old Eliza inside (picture West Midlands Police)

Police release picture of carjacking mum and baby

Police release picture of carjacking mum and baby

Clare O'Neill was injured when thieves stole her Audi in Acocks Green, Birmingham, on Thursday, with four-week-old Eliza inside

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Thursday, July 19, 2018

The plot intended to bomb the gates at No.10 before attacking Theresa May

Senior judge hails 'extraordinary' investigation that foiled ISIS plot to kill PM

Judge hails 'extraordinary' investigation that foiled ISIS plot to kill PM

Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, could be facing life behind bars for planning to bomb the gates of 10 Downing Street

Officers revealed frustration with drug laws

Police believe cannabis laws having 'little or no impact'

Police believe cannabis laws having 'little or no impact'

Many police officers feel their efforts to enforce the law on possession of cannabis have "little or no impact" on offenders' use of the drug, according to a study

Police urged to respond to hate crime problems, says watchdog

Police urged to respond to hate crime problems, says watchdog

A major review found victims have been let down after being targeted because of personal characteristics such as race, religion or sexual orientation.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Friday, July 13, 2018

300 officers running on two hours sleep for Trump visit, says Police Federation

300 officers running on two hours sleep for Trump visit, says Police Federation

It was reported on Thursday that around 300 officers were being housed in gymnasiums in preparations for Donald Trump's first UK visit.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Donald Trump: Visit sees largest police operations since 2011 UK riots

Donald Trump: Visit sees largest police operations since 2011 UK riots

The US President’s first trip to Britain has seen nearly every police force in the country call up officers for his arrival.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Gunman fatally shoots three people in Belgium

Gunman fatally shoots three people in Belgium

Prosecuters fear the attack could be terror-related.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018

Police: 'Nothing to indicate the incident to be terror-related'

Man held on suspicion of attempted murder after car hits four people in Newport

Man held on suspicion of attempted murder after car hits four people in Newport

Three local men arrested in connection with the incident

Friday, April 27, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

Former officer Norman Brennan: police 'can't cope'

21,500 fewer officers means police 'can’t cope', says retired policeman

21,500 fewer officers means police 'can’t cope', says retired policeman

Former policeman Norman Brennan says officers routinely have to prioritise emergency calls

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Police made nine arrests before and after the game for various offences

Two Italians in court over attack as Liverpool fan fights for life

Two Italians in court over attack as Liverpool fan fights for life

Fighting broke out near The Albert pub close to the ground before kick-off

Offences tended to be disproportionately concentrated in London

Number of offences involving knives up by more than a fifth

Number of offences involving knives up by more than a fifth

Figures for 2017 reveal sharp increase as firearms offences also rise

Friday, April 20, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

Jailed: John Tomlin

Man jailed for Newham 'acid attack'

Man jailed for Newham 'acid attack'

Substantial, lifelong injuries suffered by two victims

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Sir Cliff Richard, pictured performing at the Diamond Jubilee concert in June 2012, has sued the BBC

Trial due in legal battle between Sir Cliff Richard and BBC

Trial due in legal battle between Sir Cliff Richard and BBC

Singer sues over coverage of a police raid at his home

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The scene where Henry Vincent died after a robbery on April 4

'Scumbags, scumbags, scumbags' – shrine to Henry Vincent pulled down again

'Scumbags, scumbags, scumbags' – shrine to Henry Vincent pulled down again

Flowers removed again from shrine to burglar killed while committing crime

British Transport Police said officers were called to reports of a serious assault on Wednesday morning (stock image)

Man attacked in rush-hour stabbing in east London

Man attacked in rush-hour stabbing in east London

Incident happened shortly before 9am on Wednesday

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Mobile anti-terror barriers to be used in Edinburgh

Mobile anti-terror barriers to be used in Edinburgh

Mobile anti-terror barriers to be used in Edinburgh

The barriers sound an alert in major incidents and will be used at festivals and events

'Henry Vincent's family and friends should grieve in private and appropriate way', says former detective

'Henry Vincent's family and friends should grieve in private and appropriate way', says former detective

'Henry Vincent's family and friends should grieve in private'

A shrine was created outside Richard Osborn-Brooks' home to suspected burglar Henry Vincent

Tanesha Melbourne-Blake's family visit scene of shooting in Tottenham

Tanesha Melbourne-Blake's family visit scene of shooting in Tottenham

Tanesha Melbourne-Blake's family visit scene of shooting in Tottenham

Tanesha Melbourne-Blake was the 48th murder victim in London this year

Monday, April 9, 2018

Monday, April 9, 2018

Police officers filled cars up with wrong fuel almost 300 times last year

Police officers filled cars up with wrong fuel almost 300 times last year

Police officers filled cars up with wrong fuel almost 300 times last year

The figures have been described by the TaxPayers' Alliance as 'staggering'

Armed officers attended the scene in Collier Row in Romford, east London, in the early hours of Monday

Man shot dead by police after 'claiming to have firearm'

Man shot dead by police after 'claiming to have firearm'

Police were called in Romford, east London, shortly before 4am

Amber Rudd denies seeing analysis claiming police cuts contributed to violent crime rise

Amber Rudd denies seeing analysis claiming police cuts contributed to violent crime rise

Amber Rudd denies seeing analysis claiming police cuts contributed to crime rise

The Home Secretary said she'll do 'whatever it takes' to ensure the streets of Britain are safe

Friday, April 6, 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018

Police were called to a reported assault in a car park at Manchester Airport on Friday morning

Two arrested after taxi driver dies in airport car park

Two arrested after taxi driver dies in airport car park

Police respond following reported assault in Manchester Airport car park

A police officer stands beside floral tributes at the scene where Tanesha Melbourne, 17, was murdered

Man arrested over shooting murder of teenager Tanesha Melbourne

Man arrested over shooting murder of teenager Tanesha Melbourne

30-year-old arrested in east London following killing of teenager on Monday

Police were called to 'highly unusual episode' at a Stoke-on-Trent address

Arresting sight as man returns home to find naked stranger in bath

Arresting sight as man returns home to find naked stranger in bath

Police called to 'highly unusual episode' at Stoke-on-Trent address

Reports of online extreme right-wing material increase

Reports of online extreme right-wing material increase

Reports of online extreme right-wing material increase

More than one in four reports by the public are about far-right concerns

Spate of stabbings compounds London violence

Spate of stabbings compounds London violence

Spate of stabbings compounds London violence

Six more stabbings on Thursday add to mounting pressure on murder detectives

'Theresa May has blood on her hands and should deal with violence or resign', says former police officer

'Theresa May has blood on her hands and should deal with violence or resign', says former police officer

'Theresa May has blood on her hands and should deal with violence or resign'

Former police officer Peter Kirkham claims Theresa May was warned police cuts would lead to a rise in violence

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2018

A police officer marks a corden near the scene where a man, aged 18, was fatally stabbed on Wednesday

Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of murder following 18-year-old’s death

Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of murder following 18-year-old’s death

Two suspects arrested late on Wednesday evening after an 18-year-old man became the latest victim of London's knife crime epidemic

The scene of knife attack in east London

Hackney stabbing: man becomes latest victim of knife crime in capital

East London man latest victim of knife crime in capital

More than 50 suspected murders in the capital so far this year, say police, after young man dies following knife attack in east London

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Evidence 'hidden and deliberately withheld by police and prosecutors'

Evidence 'hidden and deliberately withheld by police and prosecutors'

Evidence 'hidden and deliberately withheld by police and prosecutors'

The Centre for Criminal Appeals gathered information through a Freedom of Information request

'There's a perception murders are one black criminal killing another black criminal', says former police officer

Former police officer: 'There's a perception murders are one black criminal killing another'

'There's a perception murders are one black criminal killing another'

Former police officer Norman Brennan spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the recent spate of violent crimes

Monday, April 2, 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018

British teenager suspected of Essex murder arrested in Amsterdam

British teenager suspected of Essex murder arrested in Amsterdam

British teenager suspected of Essex murder arrested in Amsterdam

Police previously offered a reward of up to £10,000 for information on Bradley Blundell

Friday, March 30, 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018

Online comments posted by juror in Irish rugby rape trial investigated

Online comments posted by juror in Irish rugby rape trial investigated

Online comments posted by juror in Irish rugby rape trial investigated

The comments are being investigated to establish whether they are a breach of contempt of court laws

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

John Worboys: 'Parole Board would be really stupid to make same mistake twice', says victim

John Worboys: 'Parole Board would be really stupid to make same mistake twice', says victim

John Worboys: 'Parole Board would be really stupid to make same mistake twice'

A victim of John Worboys has said she is thrilled with the High Court's decision on his release

Terrorism: 'If they don't like living here they should go somewhere else instead of harming us', says Katie Perrior

Terrorism: 'If they don't like living here, they should go somewhere else', says Katie Perrior

Terrorism: 'If they don't like living here, they should go somewhere else'

Katie Perrior says communities need to turn on those plotting to harm the UK

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Police inspector to be sentenced for murder of detective constable wife

Police inspector to be sentenced for murder of wife

Police inspector to be sentenced for murder of wife

The woman's body was discovered in a lake

Three teenagers charged after man attacked on tram platform

Three teenagers charged after man attacked on tram platform

Three teenagers charged after man attacked on tram platform

Another teenagers has also been arrested and is being questioned by police

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