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Man jailed in connection with robberies across the south-east

Man jailed in connection with robberies across the south-east

News   •   May 27, 2020 06:00 BST

A man has been jailed for his part in a spate of armed robberies at convenience stores and betting shops in London and the surrounding counties

Officers continue to enforce speeding on London's roads

Officers continue to enforce speeding on London's roads

News   •   May 22, 2020 17:45 BST

​The Met is asking drivers to watch their speed after a spike in speeding enforcement

Policing the restriction on large groups or gatherings

Policing the restriction on large groups or gatherings

News   •   May 22, 2020 17:15 BST

​Statement from The Met concerning the current restrictions ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend

UPDATE: Met's volunteers and specials - day of action

UPDATE: Met's volunteers and specials - day of action

News   •   May 19, 2020 07:00 BST

​Five knives, a firearm and a quantity of drugs have been removed from the streets of London during a day of action

​Met supports NPCC’s Roads Policing Speeding Operation

​Met supports NPCC’s Roads Policing Speeding Operation

News   •   May 18, 2020 18:00 BST

Officers from the Met’s Road and Transport Policing Command will be cracking down on drivers who exceed speed limits

UPDATE: Policing the restrictions on large groups

UPDATE: Policing the restrictions on large groups

News   •   May 16, 2020 17:26 BST

​Officers have again today - as they have been since the restrictions were implemented - been engaging with people right across London

Met's volunteers and specials gearing for day of action on 16 May

Met's volunteers and specials gearing for day of action on 16 May

News   •   May 15, 2020 13:07 BST

Over 420 special constables and 120 volunteers will be on duty across London

​Met Specials double their duties to respond to Coronavirus

​Met Specials double their duties to respond to Coronavirus

News   •   May 14, 2020 06:00 BST

The Met's special constables have given more than 100,000 hours of their time in March and April

Bank Holiday Weekend

Bank Holiday Weekend

News   •   May 07, 2020 18:19 BST

Ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend, we call on Londoners to continue to comply with the current restrictions which have not been lifted.

Police urge drivers to slow down as extreme speeding enforcement soars

Police urge drivers to slow down as extreme speeding enforcement soars

News   •   May 07, 2020 08:15 BST

Ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend, the Roads and Transport Policing Command are urging drivers to slow down

New recruits patrolling across London

New recruits patrolling across London

News   •   May 02, 2020 10:00 BST

Just over 300 recruits joined their new command units in April and have now spent almost a month out in their communities

Guns, ammunition, drugs and cash seized by Specialist Crime officers

Guns, ammunition, drugs and cash seized by Specialist Crime officers

News   •   May 01, 2020 16:18 BST

​Four guns, hundreds of rounds of ammunition and a large amount of drugs and cash have been taken off the streets of London

Over 4,000 domestic abuse arrests made since COVID-19 restrictions introduced

Over 4,000 domestic abuse arrests made since COVID-19 restrictions introduced

News   •   Apr 24, 2020 16:32 BST

The Met is urging Londoners who may be victims of domestic abuse, or those who suspect someone they know is a victim, to speak out.

Met warns drivers speeding during lockdown of enforcement action

Met warns drivers speeding during lockdown of enforcement action

News   •   Apr 23, 2020 18:50 BST

Since 23 March 2020 there have been eight recorded road deaths in London. A total of 89 ‘extreme’ speeders have been summoned to court, via a new fast-time process.

First retired officers ‘hit the streets’ of London.

First retired officers ‘hit the streets’ of London.

News   •   Apr 14, 2020 16:09 BST

​Just over two weeks since Commissioner Cressida Dick appealed to former colleagues to return, the first intake have officially returned today.

Hundreds of former officers answer call to return and serve London once more

Hundreds of former officers answer call to return and serve London once more

News   •   Apr 06, 2020 17:49 BST

Over 300 former Met officers have so far answered the call to return to serve London and support their former colleagues during this unprecedented time.

Met volunteers help share crime prevention advice to tackle online fraud and scams

Met volunteers help share crime prevention advice to tackle online fraud and scams

News   •   Apr 06, 2020 16:15 BST

Met Police Volunteers took to the streets on 4 April to deliver a crime prevention booklet.

Met continues to work alongside public to keep London safe amid pandemic

Met continues to work alongside public to keep London safe amid pandemic

News   •   Mar 31, 2020 11:53 BST

Commissioner Cressida Dick says the Met is continuing to work alongside the public to help keep everyone safe during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Met contributes to national push to suppress violence

Met contributes to national push to suppress violence

News   •   Mar 23, 2020 06:00 GMT

As part of the Met’s continued fight against violence, we are supporting the latest national phase of Operation Sceptre.

APPEAL: Four sought in connection with thefts from courier vans

APPEAL: Four sought in connection with thefts from courier vans

News   •   Mar 05, 2020 06:00 GMT

Detectives have issued images of four men they wish to identify in relation to a series of audacious targeted thefts.