Metropolitan Police


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.

article 16 July 2015 UK
Silhouette of police officers (Getty)
What can new undercover policing inquiry achieve?

A judge-led inquiry is to spend the next three years investigating how undercover policing has been used and abused. Victims of malpractice are calling for it to name and shame those involved.

article 02 June 2015 UK
Met chief: police 'overwhelmed' by surge in rape reports

Police will have to be taken off the streets unless there are more resources to cope with an "overwhelming" rise in reported cases of rape, the UK's most senior police officer warns.

article 19 May 2015 UK
Simon Israel by Policeman found guilty of tuition fee protest assault

As a fluke helps convict a PC of assault during the 2010 tuition fees protest, student William Horner, who broke a tooth during the demo, tells Channel 4 News it could be "the tip of an iceberg".

article 13 May 2015 UK
PC Andrew Ott (screengrab)
Simon Israel by Policeman accused of framing student at tuition fee riot

PC Andrew Ott, who hit student William Horner with his riot shield, was recorded saying after the incident "he's going to have to have done something, coz I've put his tooth out".

article 09 April 2015 UK
Simon Israel by Stephen Lawrence: Lord Stevens investigated by IPCC

EXCLUSIVE: former Metropolitan Police commissioner Lord Stevens is being investigated over allegations of a cover-up of police corruption in the Stephen Lawrence murder probe in the 1990s.

article 12 March 2015 UK
Bob Lambert
Undercover policing: Judge to lead public inquiry

Home Secretary Theresa May establishes a judge-led inquiry into past and present undercover policing in England and Wales, with powers to compel witnesses to give evidence.

article 19 February 2015 UK
Brustholm Ziamani (Metropolitan Police)
Simon Israel by London teenager Ziamani guilty of plot to behead soldier

A radicalised teenage son of Jehovah Witnesses is found guilty of planning to behead a young British soldier.