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Current threat level for terrorism in the UK is now CRITICAL

By on May 23, 2017 in Crime & Policing, Terrorism with 0 Comments
Current threat level for terrorism in the UK is now CRITICAL

The UK Government’s Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre has decided that the current threat level for terrorism in the UK is now CRITICAL.  This is the highest level and means an attack remains highly likely and may be imminent.Keep to your normal routine – the terrorists only win if they change the way we live.And that is […]

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Tower Hamlets police officers now on patrol with body worn video cameras – say “Cheese!”

By on May 23, 2017 in Crime & Policing with 0 Comments
Tower Hamlets police officers now on patrol with body worn video cameras – say “Cheese!”

Our frontline police officers andPolice Community Support Officers (PCSOs) in the borough have been issued with around 560 Body Worn Video cameras (BWVs).The cameras are worn attached to the officer’s uniform and do not permanently record. When recording, there is a flashing red circle in the centre of the camera and a frequent beeping noise is also […]

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Metropolitan Police update on policing London public events after Manchester attack

By on May 23, 2017 in Crime & Policing, Terrorism with 0 Comments
Metropolitan Police update on policing London public events after Manchester attack

Below is an edited version of an official statement by the Metropolitan Police regarding policing public events in London.As a consequence of the attack in Manchester the Metropolitan Police Service has increased the number of officers on duty across the Capital.Specialist officers from our event planning teams and protective security experts are now reviewing in […]

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Tower Hamlets Elections 2017 Police Situation Report 23rd May

Tower Hamlets Elections 2017 Police Situation Report 23rd May

As a direct result of the historical electoral corruption in Tower Hamlets the Metropolitan Police is working with the Electoral Commission and Council to ensure that the General Election 2017 which takes place on 8th June is robustly policed.Part of this work are regular situation reports to provide information on the Met’s policing plan and issues relating […]

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How to complete a Met Police Section 59 Warning statement and get a vehicle seized

How to complete a Met Police Section 59 Warning statement and get a vehicle seized

Following on from the Wapping residents meeting with Tower Hamlets police a few weeks back our local Safer Neighbourhood Team has, via the police OWL system, sent LW and other residents a very useful guide to how to use a Section 59 Warning which can mean the boy racers will get their cars seized and […]

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