Metropolitan Police

  • Met police officer CLEARED after stopping ‘moped mugger’ using tactical contact.

    Met police officer CLEARED after stopping ‘moped mugger’ using tactical contact.

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    PC Edwin Sutton faced the sack from the Met after he was accused of breaching professional standards by using a ‘dangerous’ method to stop a suspected moped mugger in 2017. But the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) has finally cleared PC Sutton of any wrongdoing. PC Sutton took action when he saw a suspected…

  • Police officer faces the sack for ‘ramming’ moped rider DESPITE Met Police approving the tactic.

    Police officer faces the sack for ‘ramming’ moped rider DESPITE Met Police approving the tactic.

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    A police officer is due before a disciplinary panel today, and could face the sack for carrying out ‘tactical contact’ by driving his vehicle into the path of a moped being ridden by a 17-year old suspected thief in South London. Despite the force authorising the robust tactic for reducing crime, Metropolitan PC Edwin Sutton…

  • Met Police officer under investigation for ramming moped rider. Could face criminal charges.

    Met Police officer under investigation for ramming moped rider. Could face criminal charges.

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    A police officer could be facing criminal charges, after knocking a teenager off a moped while carrying out the Met’s new ramming tactics. An investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) was launched after the ‘crash’ in Eastern Way, Erith, at about 02:15 GMT on 7 November last year. The officer carried out…

  • POLICE respond to Diane Abbott’s CRITICISM of Met’s new RAMMING tactics.

    POLICE respond to Diane Abbott’s CRITICISM of Met’s new RAMMING tactics.

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    Police forces across London have responded to Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott’s criticism of the Met’s new tactic of ramming fleeing scooters and motorcycles – as they attempt to fight crime in the capital. The Labour MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington took to Twitter to say that officers are “not above the law”…

  • VIDEO: Met Police (finally) gets TOUGH on scooter crime. Footage of officers RAMMING riders.

    VIDEO: Met Police (finally) gets TOUGH on scooter crime. Footage of officers RAMMING riders.

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    The Metropolitan Police Force has just released footage which shows its new tactic to stop offenders of scooter and motorcycle crime in their tracks – in an attempt to curb the crime wave in the capital.   The growth of scooter-related crime has exploded by 1,000 percent over the last three years in the UK – but…

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