Police

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Armed police called to university over reports of student with gun

Armed police called to university over reports of student with gun

Armed police called to university over reports of student with gun

Armed police have been called to a university campus following reports of a student seen brandishing a handgun.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Norman Lamb: Gosport hospital was ‘an establishment cover up’

Norman Lamb: Gosport hospital scandal ‘an establishment cover up’

Norman Lamb: Gosport hospital scandal ‘an establishment cover up’

Former Health Minister Norman Lamb has said that there was “an extraordinary establishment cover up” at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital, as police begin a criminal investigation.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

CCTV of double rape suspect revealed

CCTV of double rape suspect revealed

CCTV of double rape suspect revealed

Detectives are seeking information about a rape suspect with a distinctive tattoo after releasing CCTV footage of him attempting to book a hotel room last week in the Watford area.

Rape victims told to hand over mobile phones

Rape complainants told to hand over mobile phones

Rape complainants told to hand over mobile phones

Rape complainants are being told they must hand over their mobile phones to police or risk prosecutions against their attackers not going ahead.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Police Brexit

Keep Brexit protests 'restrained and respectful', police urge

Keep Brexit protests 'restrained and respectful', police urge

Politicians should “think carefully” avoid inflaming the “incredibly febrile” atmosphere around Brexit, police chiefs have warned.

Legalising drugs would ‘significantly reduce’ street violence

Legalising drugs would ‘significantly reduce’ street violence

Legalising drugs would ‘significantly reduce’ street violence

The former Deputy Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has said that legalising drugs would “significantly reduce” street violence.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Extra police could be drafted into Kent to tackle no-deal Brexit traffic

Extra police could be drafted into Kent to tackle no-deal Brexit traffic

Extra police could be drafted into Kent to tackle no-deal Brexit traffic

Up to 140 police officers a day could be drafted into Kent to deal with traffic congestion anticipated by the UK exiting the European Union without a deal.

Police dogs to receive awards for response to London terror attacks

Police dogs awarded 'animal OBE' for response to London terror attacks

Police dogs awarded 'animal OBE' for response to London terror attacks

Police dogs have been awarded what is described as an "animal OBE" for their response to the London terror attacks in 2017.

Police officer wins appeal against dismissal for using racial slurs

Police officer wins appeal against dismissal for using racial slurs

Police officer wins appeal against dismissal for using racial slurs

A police officer who was sacked for using racist language on a night out with colleagues has won an appeal against her dismissal.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

‘Claiming a theological basis against trans people is highly questionable’

Peter Tatchell: Claiming a religious basis against trans people is 'highly questionable’

Claiming a religious basis against trans people is 'highly questionable'

Peter Tatchell, a human rights campaigner has said it is “highly questionable” to claim a “theological basis against trans people”.

104-year-old gran ‘arrested’ for being an upstanding citizen

104-year-old grandmother ‘arrested’ for being an upstanding citizen

104-year-old grandmother ‘arrested’ for being an upstanding citizen

A 104-year-old grandmother has been “arrested” by police for being "an upstanding citizen" after she said it was her greatest wish.

No suspect identified in nearly half of hate crime investigations

No suspect identified in nearly half of hate crime investigations

No suspects were identified in almost half of investigations into race and religious hate cases, new figures show.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Laureline Garcia-Bertaux

Murder investigation launched after body found in Kew

Murder investigation launched after body found in Kew

A murder investigation has been launched after a woman’s body was found in a shallow grave in Kew.

Jack Straw: Theresa May is in ‘complete denial’ over knife crime

Jack Straw: Theresa May is in ‘complete denial’ over knife crime

Jack Straw: Theresa May is in ‘complete denial’ over knife crime

The former Labour Home Secretary has accused the prime minister of being in “complete denial” about the causes of knife crime, after she suggested that there “was no direct correlation between certain crimes and police numbers".

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Theresa May: Responsibility of knife crime ‘lies with the perpetrators’

Theresa May: Responsibility of knife crime ‘lies with the perpetrators’

Theresa May: Responsibility of knife crime ‘lies with the perpetrators’

The prime minister has said that the ‘responsibility’ of knife crime ‘lies with the perpetrators’ but has said that she will hold a summit with community groups in Downing Street on the issue.

Calling in soldiers to tackle knife crime is ‘nonsense’

Calling in soldiers to tackle knife crime is ‘nonsense’

Calling in soldiers to tackle knife crime is ‘nonsense’

Former Chief Constable of Cambridge Police, Tom Lloyd has described the proposal to bring in the army to deal with knife crime as “nonsense”.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

UKIP attempt to ‘push anti-muslim agenda’ on child abuse survivors

UKIP ‘pushing anti-Muslim agenda’ on child abuse survivors

UKIP ‘pushing anti-Muslim agenda’ on child abuse survivors

The founder of Shatter Boys, a support group for male survivors of child sexual abuse in Rochdale, has told talkRADIO that UKIP has offered to fund them if they raise alarm about grooming gangs.

Cressida Dick

Police are running the risk of becoming 'irrelevant'

Police are running the risk of becoming 'irrelevant'

A former Met Police superintendent has said police run the risk of becoming "irrelevant" because they are no longer spending time connecting with communities.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019

Father of stabbing victim: ‘Everyone is running around like headless chickens’

Knife crime has 'everyone running around like headless chickens'

Knife crime has 'everyone running around like headless chickens'

The father of Jimmy Mizen, who was stabbed to death aged 16 in 2008, has said that “everyone is running around like headless chickens” because no one knows how to tackle knife crime.

Former gang member: ‘No one takes police officers seriously’

Former gang member: ‘No one takes police officers seriously’

Former gang member: ‘No one takes police officers seriously’

Former gang member Sheldon Thomas has said that “no one takes police officers seriously” so sending them into schools to talk about knife crime will “never” work.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019

Sean Rigg: Met police cleared of misconduct over custody death

Sean Rigg: Met police cleared of misconduct over custody death

Sean Rigg: Met police cleared of misconduct over custody death

Five Metropolitan Police officers have been cleared of the death of a musician who died in Brixton police station, ten years after it happened.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Police chief brands knife attacks ‘national emergency’

Police Commissioner: knife attacks a ‘national emergency’

Police Commissioner: knife attacks a ‘national emergency’

A slew of stabbings across two major cities has been described as a "national emergency" by West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019

Police leader calls for positive race discrimination law to ‘shock the system’

Police leader demands new laws to allow positive race discrimination

Police leader demands new laws to allow positive race discrimination

The leader of the police chiefs has said that new laws should be introduced to allow police to positively discriminate in favour of minority ethnic candidates, saying that there needs to be a “shock” to the system.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

 Boris Johnson accuses police of ‘wasting time’ on anti-transgender crime instead of tackling stabbings

Boris Johnson accuses police of ‘wasting time’ on anti-transgender crime instead of tackling stabbings

Boris Johnson accuses police of ‘wasting time’ on anti-transgender crime

Boris Johnson has accused the police of “wasting time” arresting women accused of being anti-transgender, when he suggests the manpower could be used to tackle knife crime.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Police call for ‘more boots on the ground’ as homicides increase 14%

Police call for ‘more boots on the ground’ as homicides increase 14%

Police call for ‘more boots on the ground’ as homicides increase 14%

Police officers are calling for "more boots on the ground" as figures reveal a 14% rise in homicides - the highest number since 2008.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Police remove 'offensive' job advert after backlash from frontline officers

Police remove 'offensive' job advert after backlash from frontline officers

Police remove 'offensive' job advert after backlash from frontline officers

The College of Policing has dropped a job advertisement for external candidates to become senior officers after it was criticised for its attitude of believe they were “intellectually superior” to frontline officers.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Former police officer warns videos by ‘paedophile hunters’ are fuelled by ‘lust for likes’ on social media

Online ‘paedophile hunters’ fuelled by ‘lust for likes’, warns former police officer

Online ‘paedophile hunters’ fuelled by ‘lust for likes’

Peter Bleksley, a former Metropolitan police officer has said that he does not have a problem with so-called ‘paedophile hunters’ but that he feels their need to live-stream confrontations as a “lust for likes and views” on social media.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Police

Police on standby for deployment in Northern Ireland in case of no-deal Brexit

Police on standby for deployment in Northern Ireland in case of no-deal Brexit

Around 1,000 police officers from England and Scotland are to begin training this month for deployment in Northern Ireland, in case of disorder in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Gatwick drones: Police chief ‘really sorry’ for couple arrested over disruption

Gatwick drones: Police chief ‘really sorry’ for couple arrested over disruption

Gatwick drones: Police chief ‘really sorry’ for couple arrested over disruption

The Chief Constable of Sussex Police has said he feels "really sorry" for a couple who felt "violated" after being held for 36 hours before being cleared of involvement of the disruption of Gatwick Airport by drones.

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

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