Lambeth Hallowe'en Riot 2

MQT on 2015-11-18
Session date: 
November 18, 2015
Question By: 
Valerie Shawcross
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


How many additional police officers were deployed to the scene of the riot/rave incident which took place over the night /morning of 31st October/1st November 2015 in Whitgift Street? Which teams/boroughs were these officers from?


Answer for Lambeth Hallowe'en Riot 2

Answer for Lambeth Hallowe'en Riot 2

Answered By: 
The Mayor

There were 378 additional officers called to the scene of the disturbance at the rave as part of the mobilisation, including City of London as part of our reciprocal arrangements.

They were from the following Units/Boroughs, with the number of officers in brackets: Lambeth (24 - assigned elsewhere in Aid but returned to Lambeth), Bromley (11), Southwark (22), Greenwich (18), Sutton (10), Kingston (6), Merton (2), Wandsworth (14), Hounslow (13), Twickenham (4), Ealing (25), Barnet (25), Waltham Forest (16), Redbridge (9), Barking & Dagenham (16), Havering (24), Islington (7), Tower Hamlets (15), Hackney (9), Dog Section (8), Territorial Support Group (75), City of London Police (25).