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Metropolitan Police

City's Armed Police Will Now Wear Body Cameras

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Armed police in London will wear body cameras to film their actions during encounters with civilians, a top police official said Thursday. The ann...

Who Can Report Harassment to WMATA? Everyone

Patrick McNeil | Posted 12.24.2013 | DC
Patrick McNeil

Earlier this month, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) announced a new way for riders to contact the metro police department: via text.

Madeleine McCann's Parents Say Police Making Progress

Posted 05.03.2013 | Crime

Madeleine McCann's parents feel "closer" to knowing the truth about what happened to their daughter, who disappeared six years ago today while the Bri...

A Case for Sherlock Holmes

Len Levitt | Posted 03.30.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Maybe the only person who can figure out Bill Bratton's future is Sherlock Holmes' sidekick, Dr. Watson.

Wouldn't You Deface A Racist Ad?

Joseph Ward III | Posted 12.01.2012 | Religion
Joseph Ward III

I could imagine walking through the subways of New York City seeing these racist ads, and Mona's actions seem to strike at the very real and raw reaction we should all have towards hate.

Phone Hacking Scandal: Met Police Refers Files On Five Journalists To Prosecutors | Josh Halliday | Posted 08.11.2012 | Media

Scotland Yard has referred files relating to five journalists arrested on suspicion of phone hacking to prosecutors, the Crown Prosecution Service has...

Kardboard Kops vs. Artist Activists -- Robert Lederman Crusades for Occupiers

Jerry Ashton | Posted 08.01.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Long before a single Zuccotti protestor waving a cardboard sign decorated with protest art was ever arrested, Robert Lederman had been there, done that.

Rebekah Brooks, Husband Arrested

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 05.12.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Former News International executive Rebekah Brooks and her racehorse trainer husband Charlie were arrested Tuesday in dawn raids that ...

Body Found In Hunt For Missing UK Actress

Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.07.2012 | Crime

Police searching for missing ex-EastEnders actress Gemma McCluskie have pulled a body from a canal. Gemma McCluskie, 29, who is 4ft 11in tall with...

New Details Emerge Surrounding Cozy Relationship Between UK Press And Police

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 05.05.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Too much gossip between senior police officials and the press has led to breaches in confidentiality, the former head of London's Metr...

British Press And UK Police Warned Against Close Relationship, In Wake Of Phone Hacking Scandal | Caroline Davies | Posted 03.05.2012 | Media

A too-close relationship between senior Metropolitan police officers and sections of the media compromises the ability of both to investigate each oth...

The Return of the English Morality Tale?

Mark Donne | Posted 01.14.2012 | UK
Mark Donne

As I write, the saints and apostles of St Pauls Cathedral are looking down on several hundred people with just as much moral purpose as they ever possessed.

Scotland Yard's Unprecedented Attack On Journalistic Freedom In Phone Hacking Case

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.16.2011 | Media

British police are trying to force the Guardian newspaper to reveal the confidential sources that allowed it to break a crucial story in the phone hac...

Police Use Flickr To ID London Riot Suspects

TheNextWeb | Posted 10.10.2011 | Technology

London has been the scene of utter chaos over the past few days, and last night it hit a new peak when it seemed many parts of the UK capital were und...

Heathrow Airport Arrests: 3 In Custody After Bomb Threat In London

AFP | Sam Reeves | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON (AFP) -- Armed officers stormed a plane at Heathrow airport as it was about to depart for Dubai and arrested three men on suspicion of making a...

London Police Accused Of Waterboarding Suspects

Times Of London | Sean O’Neill, Crime Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Metropolitan Police officers subjected suspects to waterboarding, according to allegations at the centre of a major anti-corruption inquiry, The Times...