Subjects: Police matters
Met welcomes dismissal of officers who sent disgusting WhatsApp messages
One serving officer has been dismissed without notice and three former officers would have been dismissed had they been in post following their membership of a WhatsApp group.
UPDATE: Officer remanded after appearing in court charged with two counts of rape
PC Rupert Edwards, attached to the South West Basic Command Unit, was arrested on suspicion of rape of Monday, 5 September. He was bailed and suspended from duty.
West London barber convicted of funding terrorism
A west London barber has been found guilty of sending thousands of pounds to fund terrorist activity in Syria, following an investigation by the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command.
Two men appear in court charged with Westminster murder
Two men have appeared in court charged with the murder of 21-yr-old Omar Abdullah and the attempted murder of a 20-yr-old man.
Tribute to woman who died in Dagenham collision
The collision happened on Friday, 25 November, after a van, which was travelling in the wrong direction of the Essex-bound carriageway, collided with a black Toyota Prius
Appeal to identify man following serious assault in Brixton
Detectives from the local policing team have carried out several enquiries, including a review of CCTV from the area. They are now in a position to share an image of a man they would like to identify
Serving officer to appear in court charged with false imprisonment
PC Sam Grigg, attached to the South West Basic Command Unit, was charged on Thursday, 8 December, with false imprisonment and assault. He is due to appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates' Court.
Fourth charge in Greenwich murder investigation
[F] Alagie Jobe, 18 (28.06.04), of south-east London, has been charged with the murder of Charlie Bartolo. He will appear in custody at Bexley Magistrates' Court on Thursday, 8 December.
Serving officer dismissed for falsifying training documents
A police officer who falsified a training document to secure access to the Police National Computer (PNC) system has been dismissed without notice.
PC Akim Chartier, formally attached to the North West Basic Command Unit, appeared at an accelerated misconduct hearing on Wednesday, 7 December, to answer allegations he had breached the Standards of Professional Behaviour in relation to Discredit
Appeal to identify victim following attempted watch robbery in Mayfair
Detectives are appealing for help to identify a man who was the victim of an attempted watch robbery in Mayfair.
Appeal for woman missing from Bexley
Officers are appealing for help to find Taiwo Balogun who has been missing from the Crayford area for almost a week
Officer acquitted of dangerous driving
A jury has unanimously found a police constable not guilty of causing death by dangerous driving for his role in a pursuit that led to the deaths of two people.
UPDATED: Man guilty of attempted murder in Enfield jailed for 28 years
The victim was stabbed 17 times – 16 times in the back of the head and the neck and once in the right lung, puncturing it.
Five men sought following disorder at England v Hungary game in October 2021
Detectives have released images of five men they want to trace following a series of incidents at a World Cup qualifying match between England and Hungary.
New appeal in connection with 2003 murder in Clapham
Nineteen years ago today, 21-year-old music producer Leon Forbes was shot and fatally wounded in his mother’s car in a car park near his home in Clapham
Public must be on the ball to counter terrorism this Christmas
Information provided by the public can help progress existing investigations, instigate new ones and ultimately lead to enforcement activity and arrests by officers.
UPDATED: 18-year-old arrested in connection with Takayo Nembhard murder bailed
He handed himself into police today, Tuesday 6 December and was arrested on suspicion of murder. He was later released on bail.
LATEST: Two men arrested in connection with Westminster murder
The arrests - made at Heathrow Airport - relate to the murder of Omar Abdullah at Gayhurst House on Mallory Street, NW8 on Monday, 28 November
Serial rapist sentenced to minimum of 18 years in jail
Detectives from the Met’s Public Protection Unit worked tirelessly over a five-year period to bring the defendant to justice.