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Police patrols at borough polling stations

Police officers are present at polling stations across the borough today as Londoners vote in the Mayoral and Greater London Assembly elections. Fo...

Help trace missing teenager

The Metropolitan Police have released an appeal for public assistance in tracing the missing teenager from Hackney. Amber Stabana, 15, has been mis...

East London public warned over wanted men

Three men, who have allegedly committed violent crimes abroad, have close links to east London, according to the Metropolitan police. The  men are...

New borough commander for Croydon announced

The new borough commander for Croydon has been named as Chief Superintendant Dave Musker. Musker’s predecessor, Chief Superintendant Adrian Rob...

Missing woman from Croydon has been found

 A missing woman from Croydon has been found today. Sarah Lloyd, 37, from Purley, had been missing since August 30. Officers yesterday appeale...

New Metropolitan Police Commissioner announced

Bernard Hogan-Howe has been named as the new Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. The former Merseyside Chief Constable was appointed by the Qu...

Post-riots: dawn raids lead to five arrests

After carrying out a series of dawn raids on Thursday last week, police in Croydon have arrested five men between the ages of 16 and 26 on the susp...

Courts hear more cases of stone throwing and looting as East End meeting debates riot causes

A teenager whose aunt is a police officer was among a large group of youths who pelted police with stones during rioting in Hackney last week, it w...

Teenager, 17, murdered ‘during gang fight’

A Croydon teenager was murdered during what is believed to be a clash between two rival gangs in Ilford. Kelvin Chibueze, 17, from Croydon was stab...

Letter from Princes ward Police Sergeant concerning recent riots

The chair of VGERTA passed to me a letter from Robert Lockyer, the Police Sergeant of Princes ward Safer Neighbourhood Team.  Kennington,...

The militarisation of the riots would be a deadly mistake

Yes, we must regain control of the streets, but loose talk about rubber bullets and water cannon will achieve nothing

London riots: ‘A generation who don’t respect their parents or police’

At street level in trouble-hit Hackney, residents paint a depressing picture of alienation, anger, boredom and mischief

Hackney rioters and police in hand-to-hand combat

Youths ransack area and use burning vehicles, bricks and bottles as violence moves from Mare Street and London Fields to estate

Shot man took bus to hospital, court told

A man who had been shot in the head in a dispute with a Croydon man flagged down a bus which took him to hospital, the Old Bailey told. The bus dri...

Case of Hoxton man convicted of brutal murder of chef is referred back to Court of Appeal

A 24-year-old Hoxton man who claims to have been wrongly convicted of the murder of a chef in 2004 has had his case referred to the Court of Appeal...

Officer loses job over relationship with teenager

A Metropolitan Police Officer has been dismissed without notice for forming an inappropriate relationship with a vulnerable fourteen year old girl...

MI5 listening device solved teacher case

A report in a national newspaper indicates that a Security Service listening device provided the critical evidence leading to the conviction of 4 ...

Fresh appeal in Brockley shooting

The Metropolitan Police have made a fresh appeal for witnesses to a fatal shooting in Brockley last year. Matthew Clement, 23 was found with gunsho...

Man in court for Croydon police stabbing

An 18 year old man from Purley appears in court today (Saturday 21st May) charged with stabbing Croydon police constable Nigel Albuery when he was ...

Slavery claim women to receive payout from the Metropolitan police

Four awarded total of £20,000 after high court judge rules their allegations were not properly investigated

E-fit image of violent burglary suspect

The Metropolitan Police have issued an E-fit image of a suspect they want to interview in connection with a violent burglary in Merriam Avenue in e...

Downham murder case transferred to Old Bailey

A 27 year old man from Eltham has been sent for hearing at the Old Bailey after being charged with the murder of 79 year old pensioner James Land...

Catford man guilty of ‘drawing’ abuse images

Scotland Yard say 57 year old Stephen Freeman from Bellingham is at the centre of a landmark development in prosecuting people responsible for cr...

Police told ‘Night Stalker’ arrest was a decade late

The notorious Brockley ‘Night Stalker’ rapist was able to continue preying on elderly men and women for over a decade because of seven...

Two Croydon men captured in crackdown

Two men were arrested in Croydon on Wednesday during a series of raids cracking down on South London gangs and violence. The men were among 24 othe...

Drug dealers jailed after Cable Street raid

Five men from east and southeast London have been convicted for the possession of drugs with a street value of £11,750. Three men were sentenced t...

Teenage boy stabbed close to Hackney park

A 17-year-old boy is recovering in hospital after a stabbing in Hackney. Metropolitan Police officers found the injured teenager late on Sunday eve...

Reflections on the NUS and police following the ‘Siege of Milbank Court’

An assessment of the potential political implications for the NUS and reasons for police behaviour following the siege of Milbank Court At either s...

Oval SNT police consultation on closing Kennington Park Midnight path at night

Apologies for the late notice, but I only discovered this afternoon (through @KenParkFriends on Twitter) that the Oval SNT will be conducting a con...

Hackney and Croydon burglaries fall as Met warns “Lock before you leave”

With over 5,000 homes burgled in London last year by thieves simply walking in through an unlocked door, police today are urging Londoners to lock ...

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