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London police officer pleads guilty to 24 counts of rape

A serving London police officer has admitted carrying out 24 counts of rape in a near two decade-long campaign of abuse against women, making him one of Britain's most prolific sex offenders. The Metropolitan Police and the country's prosecution service said David Carrick, 48, had used his position of power…

Police officer, jailed for murder of Sarah Everard, charged with…

A former London police officer, who was jailed for life last year for a rape and murder that horrified the nation, was charged on Friday (18) with four new counts of indecent assault which took place just weeks earlier. Wayne Couzens, 49, whose job was to guard diplomatic premises, abducted…

London police hit by new ‘offensive’ messages scandal

THREE London police officers were charged on Thursday (17) with sharing "grossly offensive" messages, prosecutors said, in the latest scandal to hit the UK capital's increasingly tarnished force. The messages were posted in a WhatsApp group chat that also included former officer Wayne Couzens, who was last year jailed for…

Met commissioner on notice after ‘shocking’ findings by watchdog

LONDON mayor Sadiq Khan has put Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick "on notice" after "shocking" behaviour by some officers was found, media reports said.  A report by the police watchdog on Tuesday (1) found out that London police sent each other "shocking" racist, sexist and homophobic messages, piling pressure on…

Why did Sabina’s murder not spark more outrage?

ON SEPTEMBER 17, Sabina Nessa was murdered as she walked across Cator Park in Kidbrooke, South East London: the 28-year-old’s remains were found there the next day. Nessa’s murder is part of a familiar pattern: in the UK, a woman is killed by a man every three days. Indeed, 1,425…

London to deploy extra armed officers to protect against attacks

London’s police force will deploy an additional 600 armed officers across the capital to protect against the threat of attacks, authorities announced on Wednesday (August 3). The threat level in London remains at “severe” and the increase is not in response to any specific intelligence but is a long-term response…