Detectives investigating the murder of a 17-year-old in Betts Park, Anerley are returning to the scene to make a fresh appeal for witnesses as they offer a reward for information. A £20,000 reward is available for anyone who has any information that leads to the identification, arrest and prosecution of the person/s responsible for the … Continue reading NEW POLICE APPEAL IN HUNT FOR TEENAGER’S KILLERS: FIVE SUSPECTS SOUGHT – £20,000 REWARD / WITNESSES SOUGHT FOLLOWING ARSON AND GBH ATTACKS IN WEST NORWOOD / WHO USED CREDIT CARD FROM BURGLARY IN SOUTH NORWOOD SHOP?
Detectives continue to appeal for witnesses or anyone with dash-cam footage to come forward in connection with a traffic collision in Penge that has now proven fatal. Police were called shortly after 06:47hrs on Sunday, 18 March, to reports of two vehicles colliding on the crossroads of Parish Lane and Thesiger Road, SE20. Officers and … Continue reading POLICE APPEALS AFTER ROAD TRAFFIC VICTIM DIES / WOMAN ATTACKED IN CROYDON
The new head of UK Counter Terrorism Policing has used the launch of a campaign about terrorist attack planning methods to reveal that more than a fifth of reports from the public produce intelligence which is helpful to police. The recently appointed Assistant Commissioner of Specialist Operations (ACSO), Neil Basu, praised the public’s willingness to … Continue reading “COMMUNITIES DEFEAT TERRORISM” – POLICE CHIEF
(Knives recovered in Croydon during Operation Sceptre's week of action) The latest phase of the Metropolitan Police's ' Operation Sceptre' to fight knife crime has seen nearly 300 arrests and in excess of 250 weapons taken off the streets. Running from Monday, 12 February, the week of action involved partnership with City of London Police … Continue reading HUNDREDS OF ARRESTS, WEAPONS SEIZED – Operation Sceptre week of action
LESS POLICE BASES - MORE DEDICATED WARD OFFICERS The closure of police stations, bases, and offices across London will mean more dedicated ward officers in every community, says a consultation document on the issue. These officers will be based closer to their wards and equipped to work and engage with the public on the go … Continue reading LESS POLICE BASES – MORE DEDICATED WARD OFFICERS
POLICE STATION CLOSURES The consultation document shows that in May 2017 the average number of daily crime reports at buildings being disposed of across the boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark was: BROMLEY: West Wickham - nil; Copperfield House (police academy in Penge) 0.1 CROYDON: Windmill Rd custody 0.3 LAMBETH: Kennington 0.8 Streatham … Continue reading POLICE STATION CLOSURES
TORIES AND LABOUR IN LAMBETH BOTH OPPOSE POLICE STATION CLOSURES - BUT WHO'S TO BLAME? In Lambeth both the main political parties are opposing the police station closures - but for widely differing reasons. Conservative opposition leader Cllr Tim Briggs has started a petition - to be presented to the Mayor of London - opposing … Continue reading TORIES AND LABOUR IN LAMBETH BOTH OPPOSE POLICE STATION CLOSURES – BUT WHO'S TO BLAME?
London's policing response to increased terrorism threat level The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has increased police numbers and operations across the Capital with immediate affect. The plans that have been put in place reflect efforts by the MPS to protect London against the current threat from international terrorism. The public will see more armed officers, … Continue reading LONDON’S POLICING RESPONSE TO INCREASED TERRORISM THREAT LEVEL
London's policing response to increased terrorism threat level The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has increased police numbers and operations across the Capital with immediate affect. The plans that have been put in place reflect efforts by the MPS to protect London against the current threat from international terrorism. The public will see more armed officers, … Continue reading LONDON'S POLICING RESPONSE TO INCREASED TERRORISM THREAT LEVEL
BURGLARS ACROSS SOUTH LONDON TARGETED Burglars across South London are being targeted as the police launch a burglary initiative to coincide with the shortening days - in conjunction with a campaign to remind residents that there are simple measures that they can take to reduce the risk of being a target for burglars. Whilst overall, … Continue reading BURGLARS ACROSS SOUTH LONDON TARGETED