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Riot ruling likely to save taxpayers tens of millions

Riot ruling likely to save taxpayers tens of millions Insurance companies had claimed Victorian legislation meant police should pay compensation. [caption id="attachment_2849" align="alignnone" width="613"] Riot ruling likely to save taxpayers tens of millions[/caption] Almost £80 million of taxpayers' money is likely to be saved as a result of a Supreme Court ruling on compensation following…
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Crackdown To Get Knives Off Streets

Crackdown To Get Knives Off Streets:   Police across England and Wales are beginning a week-long crackdown on knife crime, which rose significantly in 2015.   [video width="640" height="360" mp4="http://metropolitansecurityservice.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/One-Night-With-Knife-Crime-Crackdown-Police-Task-Force.mp4"][/video] In London alone, during the first six weeks of this year, there have been eight knife related murders. Sky News was given exclusive access to…
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20,000 London police to wear body cams

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has today announced plans to supply the majority of Metropolitan Police officers with roughly 20,000 body-worn cameras within the next ten months.   [caption id="attachment_97" align="alignnone" width="630"] bodycam[/caption] Like other law enforcement agencies, particularly in the US, London police have been conducting a formal trial of the devices, said…
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