Subjects: Police matters
E-fit appeal after woman attacked in park in Hornchurch
Police were called at approximately 11:30hrs on Friday, 10 September after a woman in her 20s was approached by a man in Ingrebourne Park in Hornchurch.
Counter Terrorism Command leading investigation into Sir David Amess murder
Senior National Coordinator for Counter Terrorism Policing, Deputy Assistant Commissioner Dean Haydon formally declared the incident as terrorism
Man found guilty of E17 murder of Yassar Moussa
A man has been convicted of the murder of a man whose body was discovered in a Walthamstow park in August 2020.
Richard Michael Hand 43 (31.01.78), of Falmouth Way, Waltham Forest, was convicted of the murder of Yassar Moussa after a two-week trial at the Old Bailey.
He was also convicted of the attempted murder of another man, who he attacked with an axe, in January last year, and was also
Police officer sentenced for perverting course of justice
A misconduct hearing is due to take place on 28 October.
Black History Month: "I’m proud to be following in the footsteps of my Black police heroes"
In the first of a series of blogs to celebrate Black History Month, acting Police Sergeant Richard Gayle tells us how Black police officers from St Lucia to London inspired him to protect the vulnerable.
Courier gang who ran drugs delivery operation jailed following investigation by specialist detectives
A drugs gang who wore courier uniforms and identical pink backpacks to deliver drugs by moped across the capital have been jailed for a total of 37 and a half years.
Officers praised for emergency first aid that saved two lives on the same shift
Two police officers have been praised for their work after delivering life-saving first aid to two men they encountered in separate incidents on the same shift.
Hearing finds former officer jailed for GBH would have been dismissed
A misconduct hearing has found that a former police officer convicted of assault would have been dismissed without notice had he still been a serving officer.
Officers investigating indecent exposures in Camden appeal for information
Officers are investigating two reports of a man exposing himself in George Gardens, Regent Square on Saturday, 17 July and Sunday, 25 July.
Former officer sentenced for harassing colleagues with malicious phone calls
A former Met officer has been handed an 11 month suspended jail sentence for harassing a number of colleagues.
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.
Van thief who assaulted officer is jailed
A thief who stole a van, crashed it and then head-butted a police officer has been jailed.
Man jailed for the 1983 murder of Christopher Ainscough
Following his confession, forensic examination was carried out on items that had been retained as part of the original investigation
Fourteen charged with drug offences in Tower Hamlets
Following a targeted operation in Tower Hamlets police have charged 14 people with drug related offences.
Video on social media appearing to show men impersonating police officers in east London
We are aware of a video circulating on social media filmed in east London appearing to show two men impersonating police officers.
Man who attacked women in Tower Hamlets has sentence increased
A man who was jailed for a series of sex attacks on women in Tower Hamlets has had his sentence increased.
Ali Husseini, 27 (25.05.94), of Poplar High Street, was sentenced at the Old Bailey on Friday, 6 August, to six years and nine months' imprisonment, having been convicted of two counts of sexual assault and one count of attempted sexual assault.
The police and Crown Prosecution Service
UPDATE: Twickenham murder victim named as investigations continue
A teenager who was stabbed to death on a playing field in Twickenham has been named as Hazrat Wali.
The 18-year-old, from Notting Hill, died in hospital after being attacked in Craneford Way at approximately 16:45hrs on Tuesday, 12 October.
A murder investigation has been launched and officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward.
Hazrat's family have
Man who stole money from woman he murdered jailed for at least 30 years
Armen Aristakesyan, 43, was found guilty at the Central Criminal Court after attacking Serafima Meshaka, who was aged 58, in her Ealing home.
UPDATE: Man charged with sexual assault onboard bus
Detectives investigating after a teenage boy was sexually assaulted on a bus in west London have charged a man.
Zakaria Mohammed, 27 (28.10.93) of, Arnold Road, Ealing, was charged on Tuesday, 12 October with one count of false imprisonment, one count of sexual assault and one count of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.
He was remanded in custody to appear at Isleworth Crown Cou