Met (London)

Man dies days after being handcuffed by police, Met says

A man who was reportedly behaving “erratically” while carrying a knife and then handcuffed by police officers has died, Scotland Yard said. The Metropolitan Police said that officers were called to a home in James Gardens in Wood Green, north London, at around 8.10pm on Thursday following concerns for the welfare of a male occupant. […] […]

Met (London)

‘Met Police Response to its Institutional Corruption is a Form of Institutional Corruption’

The chair of the Daniel Morgan Independent Panel says the Metropolitan Police’s immediate denial of systemic issues of corruption in the force demonstrates the very problem its report into a 34-year-old unsolved murder highlighted The Metropolitan Police’s response to the Daniel Morgan murder report is an example of the “institutional corruption” at the force that […] […]

Met (London)

Crisis after crisis: what is going wrong at the Met police?

eaming broadly as she faced the Prince of Wales in a gilded chamber at St James’s Palace, Cressida Dick was about to achieve another career high. A police officer of 38 years, she appeared exhilarated last Wednesday when receiving a damehood in recognition of her public service. But storm clouds routinely follow the chief of […] […]