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Chris Kaba: Inside story of shooting that shocked London

I n residential Kirkstall Gardens, Streatham Hill, residents still ask who Chris Kaba is and why the 24-year-old, black unarmed rapper was shot dead by a police marksman through a car windscreen outside their homes nearly three weeks ago. Sadly, amid an unsettling lack of official information, they are not the only ones across the … Read more

King says ‘encouraging’ policing plans for Operation London Bridge are working

T he King has told officers it is “encouraging” that policing plans for Operation London Bridge are working during a visit to a Metropolitan Police base. Charles was given a tour of the Metropolitan Police Service Special Operations Room on Saturday, where he met and thanked emergency service workers for their efforts ahead of the … Read more

Met Police must learn from ‘appalling mistakes’, says Priti Patel

T he Met Police must learn from the “appalling mistakes of the past”, the Home Secretary has warned the force’s new commissioner. Sir Mark Rowley – a former counter-terrorism policing chief – is set to take over the role this month, replacing Dame Cressida Dick who resigned earlier this year. In a three-page letter to … Read more

Cressida Dick ‘felt intimidated’ into quitting as Met Police chief

D ame Cressida Dick “felt intimidated” into quitting as the head of the Metropolitan Police and was effectively “constructively dismissed” from her role by the Mayor of London, a report has found. The then commissioner of the UK’s biggest police force faced “political pressure” from Sadiq Khan, according to a review of the circumstances surrounding … Read more