How Deep Does Misogyny Run In The Met? – Each Other

‘The Metropolitan Police Service (Met) was put under “special measures” in 2022, following a series of acts carried out by serving police officers, including: the rape and murder of Sarah Everard, unethical handling of the bodies of Nicole Smallman and Bibaa Henry, the strip-search of Child Q, and a series of WhatsApp groups which cultivated rape culture. But that was the tip of the iceberg in unearthing misogyny in the Met.’

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Each Other, 25th January 2023

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Met chief ‘can’t promise women reporting sexual offence will not meet officer accused of wrongdoing’ – The Independent

‘The head of the Metropolitan Police said he can’t promise that women reporting sexual offences will not encounter an officer under investigation.’

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The Independent, 17th January 2023

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London to host major international meeting on war crimes – Ministry of Justice

‘Justice ministers from around the world will convene in London in March to support the International Criminal Court (ICC) investigating alleged war crimes in Ukraine.’

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Ministry of Justice, 7th January 2023

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Ex-leader of London borough fails in High Court challenge over naming in Ombudsman report – Local Government Lawyer

‘A former leader of the London Borough of Haringey has lost a judicial review challenge over a decision by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman to name him in a report.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 12th December 2022

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Black Londoners three times more likely to be stopped than white – BBC News

Posted December 6th, 2022 in London, minorities, news, police, statistics, stop and search by sally

‘Black Londoners are still three times more likely to be stopped and searched than white Londoners, latest figures from the London mayor’s office show.’

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BBC News, 5th December 2022

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Met police illegally filmed children as young as 10 at climate protest – The Guardian

‘Police unlawfully spied on children as young as 10 taking part in a climate strike protest in London, documents have shown.’

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The Guardian, 5th December 2022

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Met pays out to black brothers searched and handcuffed outside home – The Guardian

Posted December 1st, 2022 in compensation, complaints, London, minorities, news, police, stop and search by sally

‘The Metropolitan police has settled a complaint by black brothers who were stopped, searched and handcuffed outside their family home.’

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The Guardian, 1st December 2022

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Met police chief to reform list of alleged gang members targeting black men – The Guardian

Posted October 31st, 2022 in equality, gangs, London, news, proportionality, race discrimination, statistics by tracey

‘A controversial Metropolitan police list of alleged gang members mainly targeted black men “amplified disproportionality” and must be radically reformed, Britain’s top police officer has said.’

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The Guardian, 31st October 2022

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Transport body seeks to take legal action against 180 people over road protests – The Independent

‘Transport for London bosses have asked a High Court judge to let them take legal action against more than 180 named people following the intensification of Just Stop Oil protests.’

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The Independent, 27th October 2022

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Construction begins on brand new flagship London court in the Square Mile – Ministry of Justice

Posted October 21st, 2022 in computer crime, courts, fraud, London, Ministry of Justice, money laundering, news by tracey

‘The construction of a state-of-the-art combined court is underway in the heart of London’s legal centre as part of Salisbury Square, a new development on Fleet Street.’

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Ministry of Justice, 18th October 2022

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Transport for London secures injunction against Just Stop Oil protests – Local Government Lawyer

Posted October 20th, 2022 in demonstrations, injunctions, London, news, roads, transport by sally

‘The High Court has granted an injunction preventing Just Stop Oil protestors from blocking “key” roads in central London.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 18th October 2022

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Met Police forced to pay £6,000 after unlawful search and handcuffing of mixed-race boy – The Independent

Posted October 13th, 2022 in compensation, London, minorities, news, police, stop and search, young persons by tracey

‘The Metropolitan Police has been forced to apologise and pay £6,000 to the family of a mixed-race boy who was unlawfully searched and handcuffed, The Independent can reveal.’

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The Independent, 12th October 2022

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Met chief pledges to root out racists from police after further scandal – The Guardian

Posted October 7th, 2022 in London, news, police, race discrimination, racism, telecommunications by tracey

‘The new head of the Metropolitan police has promised to root out “corrupting” staff with “constructive anger” after it was revealed that recently serving officers have been posting racist content on WhatsApp.’

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The Guardian, 6th October 2022

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Inquest into police shooting of Chris Kaba due to open and adjourn – The Independent

Posted October 4th, 2022 in firearms, inquests, London, news, police by sally

‘The inquest into the death of Chris Kaba, who was shot by police in south London, is due to be opened and adjourned in a short hearing on Tuesday.’

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The Independent, 4th October 2022

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Met officers guilty of sharing offensive messages with Wayne Couzens – The Guardian

Posted September 22nd, 2022 in internet, London, malicious communications, news, police, racism, telecommunications by sally

‘A serving police officer and an ex-colleague have been warned there is a real possibility they will go to jail after being found guilty of sending grossly offensive misogynistic and racist messages in a WhatsApp group that included Sarah Everard’s killer.’

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The Guardian, 21st September 2022

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Met police suspend officer involved in fatal shooting of Chris Kaba – The Guardian

Posted September 13th, 2022 in disciplinary procedures, firearms, homicide, London, minorities, news, police by tracey

‘The Metropolitan police officer who fired the shot that killed 24-year-old Chris Kaba has been suspended from frontline duties, the Metropolitan police have confirmed in a statement.’

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The Guardian, 12th September 2022

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Call for UK’s biggest police force to stop using facial recognition technology – The Independent

Posted September 12th, 2022 in facial mapping, London, news, police, privacy by tracey

‘Fourteen campaign groups have written an open letter to new Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Mark Rowley calling on him to end the use of facial recognition technology.’

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The Independent, 9th September 2022

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Independent review on departure of Metropolitan Police Commissioner published – Home Office

Posted September 5th, 2022 in government departments, London, news, police, reports by tracey

‘Sir Tom Winsor’s review into the circumstances of Dame Cressida Dick’s departure has been published.’

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Home Office, 2nd September 2022

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Stephen Port murders: Families of victims receive Met pay-out – BBC News

‘The families of three men murdered by Stephen Port have received payments from the Met Police over its “investigatory failings”.’

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BBC News, 30th August 2022

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Owami Davies: police watchdog to take no action over case of missing nurse – The Guardian

Posted August 25th, 2022 in London, missing persons, news, police by sally

‘The police watchdog will take no further action against Metropolitan police officers in the case of the student nurse Owami Davies, whose family have said they are “forever grateful” that she was found alive.’

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The Guardian, 24th August 2022

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