We work together with the people of London to make our capital city safe. This page links to some advice, support and further information.
It is not enough for the police alone to fight crime. Reducing the risk and fear of crime is a task for the police and the community working together.
Victims and witnesses of crime
We are dedicated to improving the service we provide to victims and witnesses of crime. This section contains information about how to report a crime and what happens next.
Find out how the choices you make can affect you and those around you, and how you can stay safe at home, at school and whilst out and about with your friends. Learn about the law and how it's there to protect you.
Your right to information
The FOI Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Data Protection Act gives you rights to find out what information is held about yourself.
Body Worn Video
The Met remains committed to ensuring that our officers receive the best possible equipment that supports them to deliver a quality policing service. Body Worn Video will enable our officers to do this through increasing public confidence and allowing us to secure better evidence to strengthen our fight against crime, whilst supporting victims.
Victim support and advice
We are dedicated to improving the service you receive. This section contains details of help and support available for victims of crime.
Follow our top tips for a safe stay in the Capital. These pages give advice on what you can do to make your visit to London safer and more enjoyable.
Travel safety and security advice
The Roads and Transport Policing Command has provided advice for staying safe when using London's Transport network, or if cycling around the City.
Stop and Search
Our approach to stop and search sees a renewed focus on reducing violence and for the powers to be used in a more intelligence-led and targeted way, leading to more arrests and more weapons seized.