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More than 150 people arrested in County Lines operation

More than 150 people arrested in County Lines operation

News   •   Mar 01, 2021 16:21 GMT

A County Lines operation involving five forces to tackle violence yields 154 arrests in London alone

Met's police dogs track suspects and find property

Met's police dogs track suspects and find property

News   •   Feb 22, 2021 15:15 GMT

Our police dogs helped detain a number of suspects during a series of incidents over the weekend

Firearms and ammunition seized across London

Firearms and ammunition seized across London

News   •   Feb 19, 2021 11:53 GMT

Over the course of seven days, hundreds of officers have been involved in a series of proactive investigations and operations

​THE MET SAYS: DRIVING? LEAVE THE PHONE ALONE

​THE MET SAYS: DRIVING? LEAVE THE PHONE ALONE

News   •   Feb 19, 2021 08:00 GMT

The Roads and Transport Policing Command is focusing activity on targeting motorists who unlawfully use hand-held mobile devices while driving

Commissioner praises officers for assisting London Ambulance Service

Commissioner praises officers for assisting London Ambulance Service

News   •   Feb 14, 2021 10:00 GMT

More than 70 officers from across the Met volunteered to help London Ambulance Service respond to emergencies following extraordinary demand because of the coronavirus pandemic.

​Appeal to trace victims of blackmail caller

​Appeal to trace victims of blackmail caller

News   •   Feb 13, 2021 08:00 GMT

An initial investigation identified one group of victims in east London

Officers work with BTP to target suspected county lines

Officers work with BTP to target suspected county lines

News   •   Feb 08, 2021 12:45 GMT

Operation Network was set up to arrest those controlling county lines and stop vulnerable young people being exploited within gangs

Calling all apprentices:  Applications to become a police constable in London are now open

Calling all apprentices:  Applications to become a police constable in London are now open

News   •   Feb 08, 2021 07:00 GMT

​This National Apprenticeship Week, the Met is calling on Londoners who are interested in a rewarding career – whilst working towards a fully funded degree – to apply to join us as a police constable. 

Met homicide detective rewarded for his hard work and dedication

Met homicide detective rewarded for his hard work and dedication

News   •   Feb 04, 2021 13:20 GMT

A detective who has been involved in a number of high profile cases has been rewarded with a prestigious national award

New Deputy Assistant Commissioner appointed

New Deputy Assistant Commissioner appointed

News   •   Feb 01, 2021 20:17 GMT

​The Met is pleased to announce the appointment of Barbara Gray to the position of Deputy Assistant Commissioner

​Met remembers PC Karpal Kaur Sandhu, the first female Asian and Sikh police officer

​Met remembers PC Karpal Kaur Sandhu, the first female Asian and Sikh police officer

News   •   Feb 01, 2021 07:00 GMT

Karpal joined the Met in 1971 at the age of 27, where she served at Hornsey police station

Appeal to identify five people after sexual assaults on buses

Appeal to identify five people after sexual assaults on buses

News   •   Feb 01, 2021 06:00 GMT

The sexual assaults took place in November and December 2019.

​Taskforce’s wellbeing dog supports hospital staff

​Taskforce’s wellbeing dog supports hospital staff

News   •   Jan 28, 2021 06:00 GMT

PD Dexter visited hospital staff who are on the frontline fighting Covid-19

​Roads policing officers to record ethnicity data for vehicle stops

​Roads policing officers to record ethnicity data for vehicle stops

News   •   Jan 18, 2021 06:00 GMT

The pilot, which was announced as part of the Mayor’s Action Plan, will help to review vehicle stops to better understand proportionality relating to ethnicity.

Direct entry detective scheme

Direct entry detective scheme

News   •   Jan 15, 2021 07:30 GMT

Over half of all new Met detectives are women, the latest figures show

​The Met urges Londoners to stick to the rules in order to save lives

​The Met urges Londoners to stick to the rules in order to save lives

News   •   Jan 15, 2021 07:00 GMT

As the weekend approaches, the Met is appealing for Londoners to continue following Coronavirus regulations

Man jailed for drugs and firearms offences

Man jailed for drugs and firearms offences

News   •   Jan 14, 2021 18:25 GMT

The combined total of cocaine seized had an estimated street value of £1m

Update re policing operation in London on New Year’s Eve

Update re policing operation in London on New Year’s Eve

News   •   Jan 01, 2021 11:19 GMT

​Police attended calls to 58 unlicensed music events and parties in breach of Tier 4 rules across London overnight.

Calls to the Met's Contact Centre in 2020

Calls to the Met's Contact Centre in 2020

News   •   Dec 30, 2020 06:00 GMT

​Homicide, burglary, and requests for chicken nuggets – MetCC shares details on prank calls received in 2020

​The Met’s first virtual Christmas Tree Appeal is best year ever!

​The Met’s first virtual Christmas Tree Appeal is best year ever!

News   •   Dec 24, 2020 07:00 GMT

More than £155,500 was donated and a total of 21,998 presents purchased for children