Stephen Lawrence’s brother slams Met Police over its response to murdered Sarah Everard’s vigil

The brother of murdered Stephen Lawrence has criticised police in the wake of the controversial race report and the response to the Sarah Everard vigil. Stuart Lawrence expressed his disappointment with the Met Police’s actions in recent weeks and said he questions whether he should continue providing consultancy work for the force. Mr Lawrence even … Read more

Politicians refuse to apologise for their knee-jerk attacks on police manning Sarah Everard vigil

‘Armchair critic’ politicians refuse to apologise for their knee-jerk attacks on police manning the Sarah Everard vigil despite an official review finding officers were not at fault Review police response to Sarah Everard vigil cleared them of any wrongdoing  The review reprimanded politicians for criticising officers without knowing facts MoS contacted eight MPs on who … Read more

Cressida Dick insists Kate Middleton did not break the law by going to Sarah Everard vigil

The Duchess of Cambridge did not break the law by attending the vigil for Sarah Everard because ‘she was working’, Dame Cressida Dick said today, as she slammed politicians including Sadiq Khan who criticised her officers for arresting protesters. The Met Commissioner also revealed that she knew in advance that Kate was heading to Clapham Common to lay … Read more

Police did NOT ‘act inappropriately’ and were not ‘heavy-handed’ at Sarah Everard vigil

A review into the Metropolitan Police’s handling of a vigil in memory of Sarah Everard has backed officers and insisted they ‘did not act inappropriately or in a heavy-handed manner’.  The report by the Chief Inspector of Constabulary Sir Thomas Winsor found the force was justified in adopting the view the risks of transmitting COVID-19 at the … Read more

BREAKING: Police did NOT ‘act inappropriately’ and were not ‘heavy-handed’ at Sarah Everard vigil…

BREAKING: Police did NOT ‘act inappropriately’ and were not ‘heavy-handed’ at Sarah Everard vigil on Clapham Common, official review says Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary probed circumstances of the event They backed the police over their actions at the gathering despite criticism Shocking images of the vigil showed woman being restrained and arrested  By Dan … Read more

Kate Middleton sends letter to family of Sarah Everard

Kate Middleton sends letter to family of Sarah Everard days after secret visit to flower tribute on Clapham Common A source said the Duchess wrote a letter ‘to express her absolute sadness at what Sarah’s family and loved ones are going through’  Duchess visited Clapham Common to lay flowers after Ms Everard was found Marketing … Read more

Sarah Everard vigil organiser blames ‘obstructive’ senior Scotland Yard officers for violent scenes

Sarah Everard vigil organiser blames ‘obstructive’ senior Scotland Yard officers for violent scenes that marred the event on Clapham Common, accusing them of bringing in male officers from other parts of London to arrest women Anna Birley, of Reclaim These Streets, gave evidence to MPs about the clashes  Accused senior officers of being ‘very obstructive’ … Read more

Police force chief says sorry after ‘endorsing’ tweet blaming officers for Bristol riots

Police force chief says sorry after ‘endorsing’ tweet blaming officers for Bristol riots Rachel Swann, who leads Derbyshire Police, ‘liked’ a tweet blaming officers Guardian journalist Owen Jones had written the tweet criticising police tactics Miss Swann apologised after ‘accidentally’ liking the post following the unrest By Andy Dolan for the Daily Mail Published: 22:25 … Read more

Street prowler, 25, is jailed for six weeks for threatening to rape woman

Street prowler, 25, is jailed for six weeks for threatening to rape woman and break into her house as he followed her near Clapham Common in three separate incidents Max Ronaldson, 25, hurled abuse at the woman as she walked home in London The street prowler pleaded guilty to harassment and threatening behaviour  On Friday … Read more