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Hackney cops tackle knife crime

HACKNEY STREETS are a tiny bit safer as this summer’s “Operation Sceptre” has seen police seize knives and drugs. The hauls come from a number of pro-active initiatives, including weapons sweeps – and led to a number of arrests. Among ...

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Hackney child death was manslaughter

WAS JUST AFTER 11pm on 18th March that police were called out to a flat in Wilberforce Road, Hackney, N4, after reports that two children had been injured. Police and the Ambulance Service attended. An ambulance took the two children ...

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Met improve discrimination record

The Metropolitan Police and Equality and Human Rights Commission have issued the following statement on matters relating to discrimination within the Met. In September 2016 the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) published the findings of their investigation into how ...

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Two arrests on firearms issues in Newham

THE RECENT MURDER of Corey Davis highlights the worryingly high level of gun and knife crime taking place in Newham over the summer. Just before Corey’s  murder, detectives from the Met Police Trident initiative made some progress in finding some ...

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Late night murder in Newham

DETECTIVES FROM the Homicide and Major Crime Command are conducting a murder investigation after a young man was shot in Well Street, E15. The next of kin are being informed and it is hoped that formal identification of the victim ...

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