Website information

This website is used to inform the public of changes and developments in policing the capital and to provide an opportunity for the community to help in the task of tackling crime.

The site is constantly evolving and substantial developments are planned in the near future. The site is maintained by the Digital Policing Digital Services Team.

If you do have any queries regarding this site or wish to report any errors or faults please use our general enquiry online form.


Whilst the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) endeavours to ensure that the information on this website is correct, it is provided on an 'as is' basis, without warranties of any kind, and no warranty, express or implied, is given as to accuracy or completeness.

The MPS does not accept any liability for any error or omission. The MPS shall not be liable for any third party claims or losses of any nature including, but not limited to, loss of profits, direct, indirect, special or consequential damages arising from a third party's use or inability to use this website.

The information on this website does not constitute legal or other professional advice.

All material on this site is subject to copyright. Unless it is specifically stated that particular material is available for general use then it should not be copied or re-used without the explicit permission of the Metropolitan Police Service or of other copyright holders where material is used under licence.

The only exceptions are those allowed under copyright law, where material can be used without permission or payment for:

  • Research or private study
  • Legitimate criticism and review
  • Education (so long as it does not involve multiple copies)
  • In legal proceedings

This is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context. The source of the material must be appropriately referenced.

The Metropolitan Police logo is registered at The Patent Office as a trademark.

Enquiries relating to use of Metropolitan Police copyright material should be addressed to the Intellectual Property Manager - Customer and Commercial Services.


It is not necessary to request permission to link to any pages on this site. Our pages must not be opened within a frameset or any other structure that could lead to Metropolitan Police content being perceived as part of another website.

The Metropolitan Police Service accepts no responsibility for the content on any website to which a hypertext link from this site exists. The links are provided 'as is' with no warranty, express or implied, for the information provided within them.

Content rating

This website has been rated by the Family Online Safety Institute with an ICRA PICs rating. The rating reflects the fact that police publicity material and appeals for information sometimes include descriptions of crime. This material is always presented in context.