11,000 officer shifts lost to policing Just Stop Oil protests in first four weeks of slow march campaign
Figures released following a month of sustained protests by Just Stop Oil show that officers have been extracted from other policing priorities for the equivalent of almost 11,000 shifts in an operation that has so far cost more than £3.5m.
The Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort
As the world watches history in the making, we are proud to support the Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort.
Statement on the 30th anniversary of the murder of Stephen Lawrence
Stephen Lawrence was murdered in Eltham on 22 April 1993. He was 18 years old. The Commissioner, Sir Mark Rowley, has released a statement on the 30th anniversary of his death
Met provides first update on strongest doubling down on standards for 50 years
The Commissioner has commended the honest majority of officers and staff who have joined the battle to restore trust and confidence in the Met as the focus on delivering higher standards continues
Met calls for report into culture and standards to be catalyst for police reform
Baroness Casey was asked to examine the standards of behaviour and internal culture of the Met and to make recommendations on the actions required.
DC Zoe Di Carlo discusses the role of the Met's specialist Domestic Abuse and Sexual Offences investigation unit
DC Zoe Di Carlo works in the specialist Domestic Abuse and Sexual Offences investigation unit, a hand-picked team of expert detectives who were brought into the Met's Directorate of Professional Standards (DPS) to use their skills to root our corrupt officers and staff.
Former Met officer Dr Victor Olisa reflects on 35 years in policing
Dr Olisa worked as the borough commander in Bexley and Haringey and was also head of the former Diversity Directorate.
Commissioner's response to interim report by Baroness Louise Casey
Sir Mark Rowley pledged to set a new direction today after an independent review found our misconduct system is failing Londoners and police.
Commissioner outlines the Met’s plans for evidence-based policing
The Commissioner has set out how data, research and evidence will be the cornerstone of a modern approach to policing at the Met so that police officers are better able to tackle crime, keep people safe and build more trust.
Speaking at the international policing conference, ‘Exceptional Policing’ today, Sir Mark Rowley, outlined plans, which include:
using data to rebuild trust with commun
Black businesses being helped by the Met
Diverse companies are being specifically targeted as potential new suppliers and grass-roots organisations targeting those in need are getting big cash injections as part of the range of initiatives.
Blog from Assistant Commissioner Matt Jukes to mark Pride month
To mark Pride Month 2022, Assistant Commissioner Matt Jukes (Specialist Operations) reflects on the changes he has seen over three decades in policing.
When I think back to nearly 30 years ago, I recall starting work in the east end of Sheffield, where LGBT+ pubs and clubs were hidden in industrial side streets. It was hardly a picture of inclusion and from outside, there was little to suggest