Metropolitan Police

Inquiry into 'toxic' undercover policing methods underway
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Inquiry into 'toxic' undercover policing methods underway

Probe launched following claims that undercover police infiltrated the family of murdered teen Stephen Lawrence
28 Jul 2015
HATTON GARDEN HEIST: dealers left sobbing
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HATTON GARDEN HEIST: dealers left sobbing

Many victims of the Easter jewellery raid were small businesses now struggling to recover losses
7 May 2015
Stephen Lawrence case: IPCC investigating former Met chief
Stephen Lawrence
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Stephen Lawrence case: IPCC investigating former Met chief

Complaint made in relation to Lord Stevens' role as deputy commissioner during Macpherson Inquiry
10 Apr 2015
Mark Duggan: IPCC clears armed police of wrongdoing
Mark Duggan
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Mark Duggan: IPCC clears armed police of wrongdoing

Police watchdog finds 'no credible evidence' to suggest weapon found by his body was planted
25 Mar 2015
CHILD ABUSE INQUIRY: police investigation of MP scrapped
Cyril Smith, the Liberal MP for Rochdale
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CHILD ABUSE INQUIRY: police investigation of MP scrapped

Claims that police officers were ordered to hand over evidence are 'very credible and very frightening'
17 Mar 2015
#HomeSafeSelfie: TFL campaign accused of victim-blaming
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#HomeSafeSelfie: TFL campaign accused of victim-blaming

Campaign is intended to raise safety awareness, but campaigners say it shifts responsibility to women
26 Sep 2014
Tube terror threat hoax dismissed by police
Commuters at Oxford Circus tube station during 48-hour strike
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Tube terror threat hoax dismissed by police

Police chief urges commuters to 'keep calm and carry on' after London terror warning goes viral
1 Sep 2014
Police reveal identities of undercover officers in sex case
Scotland Yard - headquarters of the Metropolitan Police
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Police reveal identities of undercover officers in sex case

Two policemen had relationships with women while living under false identities to infiltrate political groups
15 Aug 2014
Police 'spied on' grieving family of Jean Charles de Menezes
Family members of Jean Charles de Menezes dedicate a memorial plaque
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Police 'spied on' grieving family of Jean Charles de Menezes

Probe into Met's undercover squad set to 'severely criticise force for lack of regard to the rules'
24 Jul 2014
Met Police: officer 'taken off child abuse case' in 1998
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Met Police: officer 'taken off child abuse case' in 1998

Former Met detective believes his 1998 inquiry into abuse was 'all too uncomfortable to a lot of people'
16 Jul 2014
'Disruption tactics' used in Stephen Lawrence case
Stephen Lawrence
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'Disruption tactics' used in Stephen Lawrence case

Former officer Clive Driscoll says some senior officers never wanted a successful prosecution
16 Jul 2014
MPS: strip Met police of anti-terror powers
Armed policeman
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MPS: strip Met police of anti-terror powers

Home Affairs Committee wants the new National Crime Agency to take over terror command
9 May 2014
Police not recording one in five crimes, claims watchdog
Police cordon off a crime scene
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Police not recording one in five crimes, claims watchdog

One report of rape not recorded due to 'workload pressure', while poor supervision also blamed
1 May 2014
Stephen Lawrence report: Met chief says force 'devastated'
Stephen Lawrence
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Stephen Lawrence report: Met chief says force 'devastated'

Home Secretary launches inquiry into undercover policing following 'profoundly shocking' report
7 Mar 2014
Lawrence’s father is right to be wary of new inquiry
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Lawrence’s father is right to be wary of new inquiry

It’s not just undercover culture that needs investigating – but the sheer size of the overblown Met
7 Mar 2014
Plebgate: Met PC pleads guilty over false witness account
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Plebgate: Met PC pleads guilty over false witness account

PC Keith Wallis admits misconduct in public office after lying to local MP about Andrew Mitchell row
10 Jan 2014
STEPHEN LAWRENCE: cop 'told to dig dirt'
Stephen Lawrence
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STEPHEN LAWRENCE: cop 'told to dig dirt'

Officer says he was under 'constant pressure' to get evidence discrediting murdered youth and his friend
24 Jun 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 26 Apr 2013
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 26 Apr 2013

26 Apr 2013
RENNARD: Whistleblower given pay-off and gagged
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RENNARD: Whistleblower given pay-off and gagged

Police to probe harassment claims against Lib Dem chief as more revelations and accusations emerge
26 Feb 2013
Met lightens up – but was Guardian partly to blame?
Guardian offices
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Met lightens up – but was Guardian partly to blame?

Talking Point: The Met’s Official Secrets Act threat was ill-advised, but was the Guardian asking for trouble?
21 Sep 2011
Legal battle looms over Met attack on
Guardian offices
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Legal battle looms over Met attack on

Police action is an abuse of the Official Secrets Act and the Human Rights Act, say editors and lawyers
18 Sep 2011
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 8 Mar 2011
Guantanamo Bay
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 8 Mar 2011

8 Mar 2011
How to spot an undercover agent in your
Demonstration at Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station
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How to spot an undercover agent in your

Is your group safe from undercover cops like Mark Kennedy? Here are the telltale signs...
11 Jan 2011
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