The German Shepherd pups will embark on a 12-month training course to become fully licensed police dogs.The Metropolitan Police have welcomed seven newborn puppies in memory of Sergeant Matt Ratana, who was killed in the line of duty.The 54-year-old officer was shot dead at Croydon Custody Centre in September 2020 as he prepared to search a handcuffed suspect.
Simon Fell Column: MP meets Multicultural Forum and returns to Chetwynde School THIS week has been a reminder of just how difficult this year has been for everyone.On Tuesday, at the Home Affairs Committee, we met with Dame Cressida Dick, Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, to discuss a range of issues.
The Metropolitan Police has welcomed seven newborn puppies in memory of a police officer killed in the line of duty.Sergeant Matt Ratana was shot in the chest at Croydon Custody Centre, in south London, in the early hours of September 25 last year as he prepared to search a handcuffed suspect.
The Commissioner Cressida Dick has welcomed seven new-born puppies, named the ‘Ratana Litter’ in memory of PS Matt Ratana who was killed on duty last year.Matt was fatally shot at Croydon Custody Centre in September 2020.The Commissioner made a special visit to the Met's Dog Training Establishment at Keston to meet the litter alongside Matt's partner Su, who chose their names in tribute to him.
BRITAIN’S top cop yesterday warned bike lanes are holding up police on emergency call-outs.Met Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick said streets are now covered in bollards.More than 60 miles of cycle lanes have sprung up over the past year in the capital.Frontline officers have warned people could die because response times have slowed as a result of low-traffic neighbourhood schemes.
The search for Madeleine McCann will go on until there is ‘nothing left to do’, Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said today.The investigation into the youngster’s disappearance, Operation Grange, has already cost more than £12.5 million since it was launched back in 2011.
MADELEINE MCCANN's disappearance will "continue until there is nothing left", Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said.Madeleine McCann was three years old when she went missing on May 3, 2007 while on holiday in Portugal.She disappeared from her bedroom during a family holiday in the Algarve in Portugal while her parents were dining with friends nearby in the resort of Praia da Luz.
Low Traffic Neighbourhoods make it difficult for officers to pursue violent criminals, Met Commissioner warns
Dame Cressida Dick has warned that response times for officers have been impacted by the blocked off roads in LTNs Low Traffic Neighbourhood schemes are making it more difficult for police officers to pursue dangerous and violent criminals, the Met Commissioner has warned.Dame Cressida Dick said response times were being impacted by the traffic calming measures that have blocked off many residential roads across a number of London boroughs.
Sadiq's green schemes allow crooks to escape law: Met Police chief Cressida Dick says cycle-friendly Low Traffic Neighbourhoods make it 'harder for officers to get through streets'
Met chief Dame Cressida Dick said there had been some problems with them Comes amid rising frustration over so-called Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs) The senior police chief said the Met would be speaking to TfL about the cases The most senior police chief in the UK is to hold talks with Sadiq Khan's TfL after his cycle-friendly Low Traffic Neighbourhoods slowed down officers investigating crime.
The Met Police Commissioner revealed she considered an all-female police unit for the Sarah Everard vigil The Metropolitan Police Commissioner has revealed she considered an all-female police unit for the Sarah Everard vigil and afterwards, but officers weren't keen on the idea.Cressida Dick told the Home Affairs Select Committee that she personally considered an all-female police support unit for the Sarah Everard vigil on Clapham Common, but decided it would be impractical.
Met police chief Dame Cressida Dick says force will keep looking for missing girl Madeleine McCann 'until there is nothing left to do' 14 years after she disappeared
Cressida Dick said the search for Madeleine McCann will continue into the future She vanished from a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz, Portugal on May 3, 2007 The search for Madeleine, Operation Grange, has currently cost the Met £12.5m German police have new evidence against prime suspect Christian Brueckner Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has vowed to continue the search for missing girl Madeleine McCann who disappeared in Portugal 14 years ago.
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick said bars and restaurants will be a "big focus" for the force when lockdown restrictions ease on Monday.The Commissioner was speaking to LBC ahead of England's lockdown easing on Monday as the country starts to come out of lockdown.
Met Police chief Cressida Dick warns revellers not to 'over indulge' when lockdown rules ease on Monday as officers target bars and restaurants to stop alcohol-related violence
Force's commissioner said bars and restaurants will be a 'big focus' in London Cressida Dick added that it is 'perfectly possible' some people may 'over-indulge' She told Nick Ferrari that specific focus will be stopping crimes on commuters Up to six people or two different households allowed to meet indoors on May 17 Metropolitan Police chief Cressida Dick has warned revellers not to 'over indulge' when lockdown rules ease on Monday.
The Metropolitan Police Commissioner has told LBC there have been 'successes' in tackling the crimes which lead to homicide.Speaking to LBC's Nick Ferrari on her regular Call the Commissioner show, Dame Cressida Dick acknowledged "it's horrific that we have had teenagers killed in the way we have earlier this year.
LTNs make it 'harder' for Met police to reach destination Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs) sometimes make it “harder” for officers to get to their destinations as quickly as they previously could, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame said.Brought in under emergency Covid-19 measures, LTN's have seen modal filters blocking through-traffic with barriers that are physically or camera enforced deployed in neighbourhoods across London.
DS Darren Barker died of Covid-19 in February this year after almost 29 years of service in the Met Police The mother of a Metropolitan Police Officer who died of Covid has slammed Met Commissioner Cressida Dick for not lobbying the government enough to get police officers vaccine priority.DS Darren Barker died from coronavirus on February 12 this year after being admitted to hospital in late January.