Moment police aim ‘assault rifles’ at group of ’16-year-olds’ as two are pinned to the ground

Moment police aim ‘assault rifles’ at group of ’16-year-olds’ as two are pinned to the ground Several armed officers surrounded a group of young men in Hackney, London One of the men lay on the ground next to a red hire bike during the altercation Another boy lay on his front as an armed officer … Read more

‘Number of casualties’ are reported in ‘major incident’ as police close street in South Wales 

Huge emergency response as a ‘number of casualties’ are reported at ‘major incident’ in South Wales At least 20 emergency vehicles on scene at a village near Rhondda, South Wales  Police have closed the road and also confirmed there are a ‘number of casualties’ The force has advised people to avoid the area as it … Read more

Three police officers who were accused of racism over ‘monkey’ WhatsApp posts will not be prosecuted

Three police officers who were accused of racism over ‘monkey’ WhatsApp posts under meme of black actor will not face prosecution Three Cambridgeshire Constabulary officers were under investigation They had put meme of actor Kayode Ewumi and a monkey picture in WhatsApp But one officer took offence and made a complaint to their superiors  By … Read more

Somerset police launch urgent search for missing schoolgirl, 14, who vanished after leaving her home

Police launch urgent search for missing schoolgirl, 14, who vanished after leaving her home The girl, named only as Niamh, left her home in a village near Taunton, Somerset Officers said they need help to find the teen, who went missing at 4pm yesterday Avon and Somerset Police said: ‘Niamh is white, 5ft 4ins tall … Read more

Moment police Taser driver of stolen Porsche after high-speed chase through Birmingham

Moment police Taser driver of stolen Porsche after high-speed chase through Birmingham city centre on icy roads Lee Smythe, 34, attempted to evade chasing police in a stolen Porsche 911 GTS  Dashcam footage shows traffic officers pursuing vehicle in central Birmingham Smythe struggled to control the vehicle with the roads covered in snow and ice … Read more

Police swoop on thieves who stole box loads of vital Covid lateral flow tests

Police swoop on lorry in Essex after thieves stole box loads of vital Covid lateral flow tests destined for secondary schools Police swooped on thieves who stole lateral flow coronavirus tests yesterday Thieves took tests from a lorry that was parked in Harlow Business Park in Essex Officers tracked down NHS goods before they were … Read more

Poor leadership and management is behind ‘mass exodus’ of police officers, research shows

Poor leadership and management is behind ‘mass exodus’ of police officers, research shows after 2,363 cops quit last year Number of officers resigning has doubled in the past eight years, data revealed  Main reason for leaving was given as poor management, such as lack of support  Employees also said they felt they had lack of … Read more

Armed police smash ‘rent-a-gun’ gang in dawn raids on 11 addresses across London, Essex and Kent

Armed police who were hunting a ‘rent-a-gun’ gang who would rent guns to be used in revenge attacks have executed dawn raids on 11 addresses in London, Essex and Kent.  The warrants were carried out in the early hours of this morning by more than 350 police officers and four firearm recovery dogs. Operation Wordwell … Read more

UK police failed to tell EU countries about convictions of over 100k criminals

British police failed to send alerts on 135,000 foreign criminals’ convictions to their home countries, it can be revealed today. Almost 200 killers and rapists were among the huge number of European offenders whose UK court records were missed by a catastrophic computer glitch, potentially putting lives at risk. The Home Office knew about the … Read more

Devon and Cornwall police chief demands 500 more officers to cope with staycationers

A police chief  has demanded an extra 500 police officers to cope with the millions of staycationers who will descend on Devon and Cornwall in the summer after lockdown ends.  Families across the country are already planning staycations and days out after Boris Johnson announced Britain’s roadmap out of lockdown. From April 12, Britons can stay … Read more