We should abandon the idea that the police alone keep us safe from crime and that everything else must defer to that goal.
Tag Archives: Metropolitan Police
There are now 2,900 fewer police officers compared to 2010.
Jenny Jones AM, leader of the Green Party on the London Assembly, looks at the problems of the Police and Crime Commisioner model for London.
The Trayvon Martin case, and the investigations into racism in the Met, provide a much needed pretext for an open, honest discussion of a difficult subject.
Jenny Jones AM looks at why so many civilian jobs in the Met have been replaced by trained police officers working at desks.
Like Johann Cruyff, new Met chief Bernard Hogan-Howe’s task will be to use his fancy footwork to stay on his feet for longer than his two immediate predecessors.
More links between the Murdoch empire and Met Police commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson and culture committee chair John Whittingdale emerged this morning.
If Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson bites the bullet and acts now Assistant Commissioner John Yates has to be in his sights, writes Kevin Meagher.
MPs will unite today to oppose Rupert Murdoch’s takeover of BSkyB, with the prime minister outlining the details of the inquiry into the phone hacking scandal.
Parliaments bared its teeth today, subjecting police officers to interrogation, summoning the Murdoch Three to answer them, and uniting to oppose the BSkyB takeover.