Metropolitan Police Service

Type: Organization
Name: Metropolitan Police Service
Nationality: United Kingdom
Web Address: http://content.met.police.uk/
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Kenton couple accused of forcing trafficked teenager into prostitution

Myron Jobson, ReporterFriday, August 22, 201411:16 AMA Romanian couple from Kenton have been accused of forcing a teenager into prostitution after luring her to the UK with the promise of babysitting job.To send a link to this page to a friend, you must ... [Published Kilburn Times - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 4 reports

Undercover police officers who slept with women they were spying on escape prosecution

| Updated: 03:17 EST, 22 August 2014Undercover police officers who slept with women they were spying on are to escape prosecution to the fury of their former lovers who have likened it to being ‘raped by the state’.Four officers investigated over sexual ... [Published Mail Online UK - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Europe’s Policing Lessons For America

by Michael Bond criticizes American crowd-control techniques:One of the most worrying aspects of this drama is what it reveals about US crowd-control methods. In Europe, many police forces have started to accept that the traditional model of public-order ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 5 reports

Arab tourists reassured over crime

There is "absolutely nowhere in London which should be avoided", Scotland Yard has insisted after the United Arab Emirates released a map of "dangerous areas" in the capital.Oxford Street and Piccadilly are among the areas identified in maps published ... [Published BT.com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Reporting sexual violence up 31% on Underground and DLR

Reports of sexual violence on the DLR and London Underground have risen by 31% within the last financial year, according to the latest figures from British Transport Police (BTP).The figures also showed a 9.5% increase in violence against a person on ... [Published Wharf.co.uk - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Police warning after students targeted by mobile phone scam

University students are urged to be on their guard for fraudsters coaxing them into running up large telephone debts.The Metropolitan Police said university students had been offered cash incentives to entice them into registering for mobile phone contacts ... [Published Your Local Guardian - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

YouTube will take down James Foley beheading video

YOUTUBE is taking action to remove any video of James Foley's murder on its site and close accounts belonging to terrorist organisations, it said today.The company, part of Google, spoke after a campaign was launched on Twitter encouraging users not to ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

There's A Reasonable Debate To Be Had About Showing The James Foley Beheading Video, But Claiming Its Illegal To Watch Is Ridiculous

By now you've probably heard of the barbaric and tragic beheading of journalist James Foley by the extremist group ISIS. There's an ongoing debate happening as many people sought to have the video (and screenshots) removed from the internet. Twitter and ... [Published Techdirt - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Police investigate beheading video

Counter-terrorism police officers are investigating whether a man in a video of the beheading of a US journalist is from Britain. The PM, who has returned from holiday, said on Twitter that the murder was "shocking and depraved." The Metropolitan Police ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Industry divided as Met Police recommends smartphone PINs

After two years of quietly lobbying mobile phone manufacturers such as Apple and Samsung, the Metropolitan Police have gone public with its request for all mobile phone vendors to implement PIN protection as a default setting on a handset. ... [Published Latest articles from SC Magazine UK News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

UK police are breaching social media guidelines

Police forces in England and Wales have investigated 828 police breaches of social media guidelines since February 2009.We’re used to criminals being stupid on social media, whether it’s sharing photos of stuff they’ve, er, dishonestly acquired , or logging ... [Published Shiny Shiny - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Suspected thieves take 'selfies' on stolen phone

Suspect 154229Police are trying to trace men photographed on a stolen phone.The images appeared in the victim's online, file-sharing account after the smartphone was stolen from a car in Albany Road, Walthamstow, on June 29.The Saab 900 was broken into ... [Published East London & West Essex Guardian Series - Aug 20 2014]

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...I was doing 90 and they was still keeping up. One actually got a pizza through the window. I remember looking at it and thinking, "That’s handy, I don’t have to bother getting lunch at the next juice stop."
...a bit to get your shit together, otherwise I'm blowing the airport sky high!!" Despite claiming he was joking Chambers was convicted of sending a "menacing electronic communication” and fined £365 plus costs. Chambers’ conviction was finally quashed after two appeals after a social media campaign tagged #TwitterJokeTrial. However he lost his job as a result."
Detective Constable Andy Parkinson, who led the investigation, said: "The impact this attack had on the victim should not be underestimated. Harrison preyed on a young woman, travelling alone in a quiet train carriage, late at night. He waited until she fell asleep before sexually assaulting her."
...explained entirely by these encounters — imprisonment itself can lead to or exacerbate mental illness — but they are certainly part of the story. "There are, shamefully, lots of people with public mental illness who are known to public systems, out there on the streets, very much at the risk of being victimized or engaging in conduct that could get them in trouble with the police" Bernstein said

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The Other Shooting In St. Louis, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 3 hours ago]
This video of police shooting and killing Kajieme Powell has been making the rounds. Conor Friedersdorf can’t help but wonder whether deadly force was necessary: A police officer might retort that law enforcement shouldn’t be obligated to take on ...
UK Police push for all smartphones to be passwo... [Published Security Bloggers Network - 5 hours ago]
Do you use a password to protect your phone?The London Metropolitan Police thinks it’s time to retire the entire question - by forcing the issue.Learn more in this article on the Foursys blog. ...
Europe’s Policing Lessons For America [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 21 2014]
by Dish Staff Michael Bond criticizes American crowd-control techniques: One of the most worrying aspects of this drama is what it reveals about US crowd-control methods. In Europe, many police forces have started to accept that the traditional model ...
Police cameras: Kojak moments [Published The Economist - Britain - Aug 21 2014]
ON THE mean streets of the Isle of Wight, police are testing a new toy. Pinned to the chest of each officer is a miniature video camera, about the size of a cigarette packet, designed to capture their interactions with the public. Supporters say that ...
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