Officer dismissed for failing drugs test
An officer has been dismissed following the conclusion of a misconduct hearing.
DC Stephen Proctor, who was attached to the South East Basic Command Unit, attended a hearing on Thursday, 14 October, where he was found to have breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour for Discreditable Conduct.
On Tuesday, 20 April, DC Proctor was required to provide a urine sample for a with-cause dru
Detectives appeal for help to identify a man following serious assault in Beckenham
A 42-year-old man is in critical condition in hospital with a serious head injury.
Former football coach found guilty of non-recent sexual offences against boys
The first ten offences took place between 1988 and 1995, when Hughes was employed as a youth worker at youth clubs in New Addington
16-year-old arrested on suspicion of murder of Hazrat Wali in Twickenham
Officers investigating the murder of Hazrat Wali in Twickenham have arrested a 16-year-old boy.
Response to Policy Exchange report re: knife crime in London
An open letter from Commander Alex Murray, the Met’s lead for tackling violence in response to the Policy Exchange report on Knife Crime in the Capital.
Officers urge cyclists to be vigilant following Richmond Park robberies
Officers are urging cyclists to be vigilant as they investigate a spate of bike robberies in the Richmond Park area.
Family pay tribute to Croydon murder victim
The family of 35-year-old Leroy Mitchell who died after being shot in Croydon have paid tribute to him.
E-fit of male sought following sexual assaults in Lewisham
Police have issued an e-fit of a man they would like to identify following three sexual assaults in Lewisham.
Investigation launched following death in Orpington
An investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Bromley
Appeal after cyclist robbed in Richmond Park
Officers are appealing for information after a cyclist was assaulted by a group of people who stole his bike in Richmond Park
Baroness Casey of Blackstock to lead review of Met standards and culture
The review will examine our culture and standards of behaviour, and will assess to what extent our current leadership, recruitment, vetting, training, communications and other processes, effectively reinforce the standards the public should expect.