Category Archives: Policing

Police officers praised for removing almost 250 dangerous weapons from London’s streets in a week

Local London Assembly Member, Andrew Dismore AM, has praised the efforts of the Metropolitan Police after they removed almost 250 dangerous weapons from the capital’s streets during Operation Sceptre Week. Mr Dismore said that officers deserve “huge credit” for their “sustained” work to tackle violent crime throughout the pandemic. The initiative, which ran from the 9th to 15th November, saw […]

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Londoners short-changed by Government’s Safer Streets Fund

London received up to four times less funding from the Government’s Safer Streets scheme than smaller areas of the country with lower amounts of crime, according to Home Office figures. London Assembly Member, Andrew Dismore AM, said that the capital is being “ludicrously short-changed” by the Government when it comes to investment in tackling crime. Government figures show that the […]

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