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Incoming Commissioner announces Dame Lynne Owens as Interim Deputy Commissioner
Incoming Commissioner Sir Mark Rowley has appointed Dame Lynne Owens as Deputy Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service.
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
'Being a father means the world to me'
DCI James Fox reflects on his experience as a police officer and a father.
Work progressing around child searches following Child Q report
Following the incident involving Child Q, the Metropolitan Police is progressing at pace work to ensure that where an intrusive search of a child is necessary, children are dealt with appropriately and respectfully.
Officers enter burning building to save residents
A team of officers who were holding a police recruitment event have been thanked by residents after rescuing people from a burning building
Acting Commissioner's Letter to London ahead of Queen's Platinum Jubilee
Acting Commissioner Sir Stephen House's Letter to London ahead of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.
"For many months the Met has been quietly preparing to support a wonderful moment in our national history as we mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee.
"Hundreds of police officers and staff have been working hard behind the scenes. Our specialist search teams (including our canine friends), neigh
Acting Commissioner welcomes launch of Police Race Action Plan
Acting Commissioner Sir Stephen House has welcomed the launch today of the national Police Race Action Plan.
He said: "The Met is committed to becoming an actively anti-racist organisation that can be trusted by everyone in London.
"Since the terrible murder of George Floyd in the United States and the wave of Black Lives Matter protests two years ago, we've been focussing on a number of key
Thousands of knives seized by the Met’s Violent Crime Taskforce
VCTF officers have taken a staggering 3,148 knives off the streets, and made more than 16,800 arrests since it was launched four years ago.
Enhanced response to tackling violence against women and girls in London
We have sought feedback from key national figures working in this area, while across London, officers have spoken to their local communities about their experiences and concerns
UPDATE following apology offered to Child Q in Hackney
Commander Alison Heydari comments on action taken following the search of a pupil at a Hackney school
Review to examine Met's culture and standards of behaviour
The appointment of Baroness Casey to lead the independent review in to our culture and standards is an important step in our journey to rebuild public trust
Met Statement - Investigatory Powers Tribunal judgment
The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) has today, Thursday, 30 September, delivered its judgment on a claim made against the Metropolitan Police Service (the Met) and the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC).
The claim, brought by Kate Wilson, complained of breaches of her human rights relating to the actions of undercover police officers deployed to gather intelligence on protest groups, an