Metropolitan police

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Met says its officers will not march in uniform at London Pride event
Move comes after concerns about homophobia raised by Peter Tatchell and other LGBTQ+ campaigners

Josh Halliday and David Batty

01, Jul, 2022 @2:30 PM

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Uniformed police not welcome at Pride in London, say organisers
Peter Tatchell says officers are welcome to join as civilians but the Met needs to be challenged over homophobia

David Batty

30, Jun, 2022 @6:44 PM

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The Guardian view on policing in crisis: the Met needs a superhead | Editorial
Editorial: Six forces including London’s are now in special measures. But the government’s actions too should be scrutinised


30, Jun, 2022 @5:44 PM

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Record number of police forces are failing and need intensive help
Met police, in need of special measures for first time since founding in 1829, is not the only force where intervention is deemed necessary

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Met police face legal challenge over Partygate investigation
Jo Maugham, of the Good Law Project, says people want to know why laws seem to apply to them but not to Boris Johnson

Rowena Mason

29, Jun, 2022 @4:01 PM

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This is why Scotland Yard is in disgrace: bad policing and penny-pinching politicians | Duncan Campbell
Officers will be rightly criticised as Britain’s biggest force is put into special measures, but ministers betrayed the public too, says former Guardian crime correspondent Duncan Campbell

Duncan Campbell

29, Jun, 2022 @3:01 PM

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Met officers accused of sharing racist WhatsApp message about Meghan
The three Bethnal Green police officers also allegedly shared homophobic, sexist, ableist and Islamophobic content

Jamie Grierson

29, Jun, 2022 @2:04 PM

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Sherwood has exposed undercover policing. Now let’s hear the stories of victims like me | Alison
The TV series casts a welcome spotlight on the spy cops scandal, but the real-life abuse is still unexplored, says Alison, a founder member of Police Spies Out of Lives


29, Jun, 2022 @12:58 PM

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Met police placed in special measures due to litany of new ‘systemic’ failings
Exclusive: watchdog’s decision follows nearly 70,000 unrecorded crimes and errors in stop and search

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

28, Jun, 2022 @8:13 PM

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Met asked to investigate claims Qatari sheikh gave €3m to royal charities
Call comes as Charity Commission considers investigation into allegations Prince Charles personally accepted cash donations

Caroline Davies

27, Jun, 2022 @10:54 PM

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Met refers eight more strip-searches of children to police watchdog
After outrage over case of Child Q, force asks IOPC to examine incidents involving children aged 14-17

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

24, Jun, 2022 @1:13 PM

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Three Met PCs who received pictures of murdered sisters can keep jobs
Officers in WhatsApp group were sent images of Nicole Smallman and Bibaa Henry taken by two colleagues

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

23, Jun, 2022 @1:41 PM

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