Metropolitan Police

Met Police employees may face charges over homeless man’s death outside west London station

Prosecutors will decide whether two Met Police employees should be charged with the death of a homeless man, the police watchdog has said. IPCC probe: Prosecutors will decide whether Met Police employees will face charges over a homeless man’s death outside a London station Google Street View   Pericles Malagardis, 63, was found unresponsive outside Uxbridge police station […]

London cops target black men just to boost arrest rates, police diversity chief admits

Metropolitan Police officers “routinely discriminate against black people” in stop-and-search operations in the British capital, according to Scotland Yard’s new head of diversity. © Neil Hall / Reuters Speaking to the Evening Standard, Victor Olisa said it is accepted practice in the force to stop young black men to try and boost arrest rates for drugs […]

Mass Eviction Of London Homeless As Police Swoop again In Operation Encompass

Police and immigration officials swooped on London’s homeless hotspots this morning in a clamp down on rough sleepers and beggars. Officers descended on popular sleeping points, including Marble Arch, at around 4am this morning in a joint operation with the UK Border Agency to target those in the country illegally. Dubbed Operation Encompass, the officers […]