Metropolitan Police


post 21 June 2016
Read more on Simon Israel's blog Spycops: 'a state-sponsored ghoulish practice'

Tomorrow the Spycops public inquiry will address whether the state has a duty to reveal to all parents if their dead child's identity was taken and used in the name of undercover policing.

article 01 June 2016 UK
Simon Israel by Cherry Groce children to receive police compensation

Five children whose mother was shot and crippled by police in 1985 are to receive substantial damages in compensation from the Metropolitan Police, Channel 4 News can reveal.

post 23 March 2016
Read more on Simon Israel's blog Undercover policing inquiry: will they have to name officers?

Grave allegations, basic democratic freedoms undermined, deceitful relationships, profound questions of racial equality - at last the public inquiry into undercover policing is underway.

post 18 February 2016
Read more on Simon Israel's blog HMIC says neighbourhood policing 'under threat'

HMIC warn that neighbourhood policing, the foundation block of modern day law enforcement, is under threat.

article 15 October 2015 UK
Officers at the scene of the shooting (Reuters)
Policeman shot and wounded during east London operation

A Met Police officer is in a stable condition in hospital after being shot during an armed operation in the Hackney area of east London. A man was arrested at the scene.

post 06 August 2015
Read more on Simon Israel's blog Cherry Groce's family to sue Met police for damages

The family of Cherry Groce, shot and crippled by a firearms officer in her Brixton home in 1985, is to sue for damages.

article 05 August 2015 UK
Anjem Choudary charged
Anjem Choudary charged with terrorism offence

Radical preacher Anjem Choudray has been charged with inviting support for the so-called Islamic State group.

article 31 July 2015 UK
Simon Israel by Scotland Yard sergeant cleared of child sex charges

A retired police sergeant cleared of racially and sexually abusing a teenager 29 years ago has called on the Metropolitan Police to "stop targeting me and my family".

article 27 July 2015 UK
Gurpal Virdi
Simon Israel by Former Met officer on trial for alleged historic abuse

A former Metropolitan police sergeant has gone on trial for allegedly racially and sexually abusing a 16-year-old boy in the back of a police van 29 years ago.