The impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on crime for the Metropolitan Police Service
The Met has published a report that details its response to COVID-19 specific legislation, including demographics of those in breach of the legislation
More than 900 arrests made and 290 knives seized in Met crackdown on knife crime
A vast range of activity was carried out by officers across the Met, including targeted patrols in violence hotspots; warrants to target high harm offenders; and weapons sweeps in areas known for stashed weapons.
High harm domestic abuse offenders targeted in 16 Days of Action
Tackling domestic abuse is an absolute priority for the Metropolitan Police Service and we are committed to protecting those who are at risk wherever and however we can.
Launch of the Met’s annual Christmas Tree Appeal
Over the past 10 years, a staggering 116,000 presents have been bought and distributed to children aged from one-week to 17 years old
Londoners urged to be vigilant in crowded spaces as festive season begins
As police across London step up patrols across the Capital this festive season, officers are calling on the public to remain vigilant and report anything suspicious.
The Met is investing £11 million in digital forensics
An extra 100 specially trained digital forensic examiners will increase the Met’s capacity to access all digital devices on every Basic Command Unit (BCU) across London
UPDATE: Six arrested in Haringey murder investigation
Detectives investigating the murder of Sharmake Mohamud in Haringey have carried out a number of warrants across London.
Met launches Kickstart Scheme to help young people without jobs
The Met has created short-term jobs especially for the scheme, and the roles have been recommended to prospective candidates when attending Jobcentre Plus appointments
UPDATE: Men arrested in west London by the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command
The warrants for further detention expire on Tues, 23 November.
Autumn Nights results in safer evenings for Londoners with more than 800 weapons taken off the streets
A strong focus towards tackling violence against women and girls was also undertaken in piloting Project Vigilant in Lambeth and Southwark
Image appeal after racially aggravated assault in Camden
Police were called at 20:26hrs on Sunday, 25 July to licensed premises on Regent’s Park Road, NW1 following reports that a man had thrown a drink towards a woman, aged in her 30s.
ID appeal following sexual offence on Route 102 bus
On Monday, 13 September at 18:00hrs, a woman, aged 30s, was travelling on the top deck of a Route 102 bus at Alexandra Park Road, N22.
Assistant Commissioner and Mayor congratulate new Met recruits
The Met is constantly striving across multiple fronts to take steps that will help achieve the recruitment aspirations that have been voiced by the Commissioner
Man jailed for involvement in running County Line
The investigation began on 9 March 2020 when detectives from the Met received intelligence from Sussex Police about the ‘P’ line
Message ahead of planned protest and potential disorder in London during Friday 5 November
A number of officers will be on duty across the day and will work closely with protest groups to ensure gatherings are safe and disorder is minimised.
Commissioner launches Met action plan to tackle violence against women and girls
On Wednesday, 3 November, the Commissioner met with local partners and community groups from Lambeth and Southwark as we start to consult with London’s communities
"I am proud to be not just a police officer but a Black, female police officer with intentions to leave a positive impact"
The latest of our series of blogs by Black officers from the Met is from PC Tia-Helena Brown, who joined in 2017.
Charge after taxi driver robbed at gunpoint
The charge relates to an incident at about 23:35hrs on Sunday, 17 October at Southern Row, London, W10.
Man sentenced for fatal stabbing in Kentish Town
Dwayne Stewart-Akers, 38 (16.05.83) of Highgate Road, NW5 was found guilty at Harrow Crown Court on Friday, 15 October of the murder of Jack Ampadu in February.