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30 Days 30 Ways - Daily Challenges

1 September 2015

Most people are more prepared than they realise. We'll be issuing a daily challenge every day in September for you to 'prove or improve' your own level of emergency preparedness.

Duty Officer Update

28 August 2015

We're looking forward to the Notting Hill Carnival festivities this weekend.

Bringing the buzz back to Brentford

28 August 2015

Andrew Dakers, Chair of Brentford High Street Steering Group, on how the Mayor’s investment has helped bring new life to the area…

Since the Steering Group was established in 2006, regenerating Brentford really has been a ‘team effort’, and enjoyable too. Brentford used to be known as a quiet place that many seemed to ignore. It felt run-down, with no heart or identifiable centre to the town. The other issue with the high street is that it is used less at the weekend. In particular, it felt like a ghost town on a Sunday.

Mayor confirms plans to roll out 20,000 police body cameras across the Met

3 June 2015
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has confirmed plans are underway to equip all neighbourhood and response officers across the Metropolitan police with Body Worn Video cameras, to help them fight crime and boost public confidence.
 
The move will make the new technology available to more officers in a single city than anywhere else in the world to date, with around 20,000 cameras arriving for the majority of uniformed officers in London by the end of March 2016. 

Recruitment Milestone for Met Police as Force Reaches Full Strength

13 March 2015
Today, at a topping out parade at Hendon, The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, and Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, marked a significant recruitment milestone for London’s police force as officer numbers reach a three year high.
 

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