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An innovative forensic property marking system to reduce burglary in London

The Met has made great progress in further reducing the number of crimes in key areas such as burglary, robbery, vehicle offences and theft.

An influential think-tank is warning of a risk that London’s safety and security will be undermined because of the impact of austerity.

A joint operation between Southwark police and the Met’s Operation Teal taskforce has resulted in 18 people being arrested.

The MPS is urging Londoners to take simple steps to secure their home as its seasonal burglary crackdown gets underway.

Police in Southwark are rolling out an innovative forensic property marking system to reduce burglary across the borough.

Police officers, police staff and two members of the public have been honoured for their acts of bravery, professionalism and dedication.

Met Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan Howe and the Mayor of London Boris Johnson praised the important role of young police volunteers

This week the Met is stepping up activity to tackle knife crime, to coincide with the introduction of new sentencing guidelines.

Officers from Southwark police attended the annual celebration of the Eid festival in Burgess Park