London violence: Extra Met Police officers on patrol

London violence: Extra Met Police officers on patrol
 

An extra 300 Met Police officers are being deployed in areas of London worst affected by a spate of violent crime.
Six people have been killed in shootings and stabbings in the capital in the past seven days.
Commissioner Cressida Dick denied her officers had lost control of the streets as calls have been made to make more use of stop-and-search powers.
The Home Office said those powers should be used in a "targeted way" and was taking action to restrict weapons.
Chief Constable Sara Thornton, the chairwoman of the National Police Chiefs' Council, said stop and search should not... read more

 
7 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 73
Source: BBC
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