violent crime

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Met Police arrest 504 people in two weeks for violence-related crime

Met Police arrest 504 people in two weeks for violence-related crime

Met Police arrest 504 people in two weeks for violence-related crime

The Metropolitan Police's violent crime unit has arrested 504 people and seized over 100 weapons in only two weeks, latest figures show.

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.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Friday, December 14, 2018

Man who had ears sliced off in street attack dies in hospital

Man who had ears sliced off in street attack dies in hospital

Sajed Choudry suffered a number of serious injuries during the incident near his home in Blackburn.

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".

Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018

Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan warns it could take 10 years for violent crime in London to end

Sadiq Khan warns it could take 10 years for violent crime in London to end

The Mayor of London has warned it could take a generation to turn the tide of violent crime after four fatal stabbings in the capital in less than a week.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Chuka Umunna heckled during Q&A at violent crime panel

Chuka Umunna heckled during Q&A at violent crime panel

The Streatham MP was speaking at a Demos panel proposing how they can solve violent crime.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Police arrest 14 in violent crime crackdown

Police arrest 14 in violent crime crackdown

185 officers raided 15 properties with large amounts of Class A drugs and a handgun seized.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

16-year-old boy stabbed to death in Liverpool

16-year-old boy stabbed to death in Liverpool

The youngster was found after emergency services were called to Belle Vale Road at around 9pm on Tuesday, Merseyside Police said.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

14-year-old boy charged with attempted murder after stabbing teenage boy

14-year-old boy charged with attempted murder after stabbing teenage boy

The alleged victim was left in a serious but stable condition after suffering a number of stab wounds during an incident on Fairbridge Road, Islington on Sunday.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018

Two teenage moped riders jailed for murder of youth worker

Two teenage moped riders jailed for murder of youth worker

They killed 28-year-old Abdul Samad for his iPhone and little more than "aggression and blood lust" as they swept across west London on a scooter.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Five members of drill music gang jailed over planned attack

Five members of drill music gang jailed over planned attack

Five gang members who made drill music videos glorifying violence have been locked up after being caught with baseball bats and machetes on their way to attack rivals.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Man charged with attempted murder following Hanworth double stabbing

Man charged with attempted murder following Hanworth double stabbing

An 11-month-old boy remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

15-year-old boy stabbed to death in Wolverhampton

15-year-old boy stabbed to death in Wolverhampton

Police were called to an address on Merry Hill just after 11pm on Tuesday.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Home Secretary Sajid Javid backs boost in stop and search

Home Secretary Sajid Javid backs boost in stop and search

Sajid Javid also vowed to prioritise police spending as he offered an olive branch to rank-and-file officers following years of sniping over budget cuts and staffing reductions.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

16-year-old boy stabbed in Hackney as violent crime continues

16-year-old boy stabbed in Hackney as violent crime continues

The police have reported several cases of violent crime across the capital after bank holiday weekend bloodshed.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Chalgrove Road in Tottenham

17-year-old girl shot dead in North London night of violence

17-year-old girl shot dead in North London night of violence

A 16-year-old boy is also in critical condition after two shootings in London