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Showing Stories from 14th March 2019 to 14th January 2020
Commissioner says there is a link between police numbers and murders

Commissioner says there is a link between police numbers and murders

(08/01/20) Figures show London murder rate rise compares unfavourably with national decline in homicides.

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PSNI chief criticised for armed police Christmas Day tweet

PSNI chief criticised for armed police Christmas Day tweet

(27/12/19) Chief constable says weapons are a 'stark reality' after posing for picture with armed unit.

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NBPA "disheartened" by IOPC's conclusion on Saddique case

(24/12/19) The President for the National Black Police Association (NBPA) says the IOPC sends the message to Black and Asian whistle-blowers: "you won't be supported in policing".

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(18/12/19) IOPC finds no case to answer against officers in PC Nadeem Saddique case (06/12/19) How should we tackle violent crime? (21/11/19) Home Secretary says she would double sentence tariff on assaults (29/10/19) Met firearms officer knocked down by car after vehicle stop (25/10/19) PIPs learnt from firearms teams 'should be extended to all officers' (22/10/19) West Mercia firearms officers used proportionate force IOPC review finds (21/10/19) Woodland course helping officers with PTSD to recover (01/10/19) Retired DCC defends inspector's email on mixed firearms teams (20/09/19) Student who made guns with 3D printer jailed in 'legal first' (16/09/19) Joint inquiry uncovers plot by teenager obsessed with shootings (04/09/19) Armed officers deployed to more incidents, new figures reveal (29/08/19) Gunman told police 'just shoot me' after firing shots in armed stand-off (12/08/19) Praise for cool cops after disarming pistol-toting gunman (01/08/19) Donald Trump's state visit costs Scotland Yard almost £3.5m (29/07/19) Inquest into man shot by police now set for March 2020 (02/07/19) Missed Opportunities (28/06/19) London Bridge inquests to conclude (03/06/19) Common Threads (10/05/19) Armed police sent to more than 5,000 routine incidents (01/05/19) Kerslake reprise (18/04/19) Calls for security review of venues following Arena attack (29/03/19) Can US system help forces crack down on gun crime? (27/03/19) Man shot dead in his bedroom by armed police, inquest hears (27/03/19) Man wielding crossbow shot by armed officers (18/03/19) 'One officer fired single shot in intelligence-led operation death' (14/03/19) Knife crime debate drowning out voices of victims, says ex-Met chief
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