22 Sep 2022

Met police stop and search recording has ‘gone backwards’ watchdog says

The way the Metropolitan police record grounds for stop and search ‘has gone backwards’ – according to the Inspectorate of Constabulary. The police watchdog says the Met police is failing in several areas of policing, including how it responds to the public.

Meanwhile Staffordshire Police – which was placed in special measures alongside the Met three months ago – has been told to ‘urgently improve’ its performance.