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Police ‘feel more let down than anybody’ by Sarah Everard case, says minister
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Police ‘feel more let down than anybody’ by Sarah Everard case, says minister

The police feel “more let down than anybody” about the murder of Sarah Everard, Home Office minister Damian Hinds has said. Speaking to Times Radio, he said: “I think everybody is shaken by this terrible case. It is also really important to take a moment once again to pay tribute to all the men and women who serve in our policing service...

Three arrests following Pollards Hill drug raid
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Three arrests following Pollards Hill drug raid

Neighbours reported hearing loud “banging and shouting” early on Wednesday morning (May 19) as police raided an address in Yorkshire Road. An eyewitness said: “It nearly gave me a heart-attack – all that noise made my heart sink. “The banging and shouting, the police were extremely loud.” Following the incident, a spokesperson for Met Police...

Daniel Morgan: What happened in the case of the murdered private detective?
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Daniel Morgan: What happened in the case of the murdered private detective?

A decision by the Home Office to delay a review into the unsolved 1987 murder of British private detective Daniel Morgan has been described as “a kick in the teeth” by the deceased’s family. The Daniel Morgan Independent Panel was due to publish its findings into the Metropolitan Police’s handling of the investigation into his death on 17 May, only for the government to...

Man ‘broke victim’s arm’ with baseball bat in south London
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Man ‘broke victim’s arm’ with baseball bat in south London

An image released by the Metropolitan Police in Richmond showed the man they are now hoping to speak with brandishing what appeared to be a baseball bat. Without providing a time, police said the incident in question happened on Upper Richmond Road. They said that the man pictured in the image “allegedly fractured a victims...

Met officer faces no penalty after racially profiling Black man during stop-and-search
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Met officer faces no penalty after racially profiling Black man during stop-and-search

A Metropolitan Police Service officer who was found to have racially profiled a Black driver during a stop-and-search last year will face no penalty for their actions. The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) launched an investigation after a 27-year-old man was stopped after being observed by officers while driving in Old Kent Road in south London, in May...

Police arrest 26 people as London ‘Kill the Bill’ protest sees clashes with officers
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Police arrest 26 people as London ‘Kill the Bill’ protest sees clashes with officers

Protesters and the police clashed in London over a controversial policing bill which led to 26 arrests and 10 injured police officers. Protesters in the ‘thousands’ descended on Central London to protest the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill earlier today (Saturday, April 3) which started in Hyde Park and ended in protesters being ‘kettled’ near...

Anger at Met Police’s two page snub on vigil for Sarah Everard
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Anger at Met Police’s two page snub on vigil for Sarah Everard

Cressida Dick was clinging on as head of the Metropolitan Police today despite anger behind the scenes over an official Scotland Yard report into the Clapham Commonvigil that the Standard has learned was “defiant” in tone and ran to just two pages. The Met Commissioner’s position looked safe for the time being when a senior Downing Street source told the...

Orpington & Kent: Two charged with county lines drug dealing
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Orpington & Kent: Two charged with county lines drug dealing

Kent Police say their officers executed two search warrants on Tuesday, January 12. A man was arrested at the Sevenoaks address in Kent and a mobile phone was seized. At the premises in Orpington, Bromley, a second man was detained. Officers found and seized crack cocaine and heroin deals, along with a mobile phone and a...