Metropolitan police

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The Guardian view on a crime blitz: Boris Johnson won’t make you feel safer | Editorial
Editorial: Many voters think the government handles crime badly. Unworkable but tough-sounding punishments won’t change their minds.

Editorial

27, Jul, 2021 @6:03 PM

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What is Boris Johnson offering in his crime reduction plan?
Making stop and search easier is among proposals that police and critics doubt will do much to cut crime

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

27, Jul, 2021 @4:46 PM

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Ministers’ pledge to raise police numbers dismissed as ‘hypocrisy’
Labour points to Tory cuts to neighbourhood officers after Boris Johnson unveils policing policies

Jim Waterson

25, Jul, 2021 @5:29 PM

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Met police ‘tried to recruit ex-officer to spy on climate change activists’
Former detective says he was asked to inform on fellow Extinction Rebellion campaigners

Tom Wall

24, Jul, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Police must be tougher in vetting new officers, says force watchdog
Report comes after year of crises including the rape and murder of Sarah Everard by a serving Met officer

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

21, Jul, 2021 @5:39 PM

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Crisis after crisis: what is going wrong at the Met police?
The fights outside the Euro 2020 final and the Daniel Morgan inquiry are just the latest controversies to hit the force. But Cressida Dick is confident of serving a second term as its chief

Mark Townsend

18, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Revealed: Met police trainees’ violence and dishonesty
The commissioner backs Hendon methods, despite leaked documents and internal sources revealing alarming incidents and poor applicants

Wil Crisp and Mark Townsend

17, Jul, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Wayne Couzens sacked by Metropolitan police after Sarah Everard murder
Former diplomatic police officer dismissed after admitting the kidnap and killing of 33-year-old

Nadeem Badshah

16, Jul, 2021 @6:19 PM

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Black faces in high places: how Simon Woolley revolutionised British politics
He set up Operation Black Vote in 1996, vastly increasing the number of Black MPs - and later this year becomes the first Black man to head an Oxbridge college

Alex Mistlin

15, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Watchdogs consider investigation of Cressida Dick over Daniel Morgan case
Met commissioner’s conduct was criticised in report into police corruption after 1987 unsolved murder

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

14, Jul, 2021 @5:47 PM

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Wembley faced ‘unprecedented’ public disorder at Euro final, says FA
Witness accounts tell of chaos and violence inside stadium as ticketless fans forced their way in

Paul MacInnes, Caroline Bannock and Vikram Dodd

12, Jul, 2021 @6:56 PM

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How a white Vauxhall Astra led police to Sarah Everard’s killer
A bus camera that captured his licence plate was the key to catching PC Wayne Couzens

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

09, Jul, 2021 @2:34 PM

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