POLICE APPEALS AFTER ROAD TRAFFIC VICTIM DIES / WOMAN ATTACKED IN CROYDON

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

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“COMMUNITIES DEFEAT TERRORISM” – POLICE CHIEF

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

HUNDREDS OF ARRESTS, WEAPONS SEIZED – Operation Sceptre week of action

(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

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

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?

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

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

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