“Our policing style is not going to change.” East Area commander Stephen Clayman explains how the Met will be responding across Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham during the coronavirus crisis.
A year after Havering – and the entire country – was rocked by the fatal stabbing of Jodie Chesney, her dad says he is determined to create a legacy for his daughter with a charity that will work to stop knife crime murders like hers from ever happening again.
Police hunting a gang of car thieves have recovered stolen luxury vehicles worth at least £3million and at least £100,000 in cash in a series of early morning raids on locations across east London and Essex this morning.
The evolution of gangs, drug markets and technology combine in a “perfect storm” to intensify problems facing the police when it comes to tackling serious violence among young people in Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge, and Havering.
Two teenagers have been locked up for carrying out a “terrifying” attack on a Romford Uber driver which involved repeatedly stabbing and tasering the 30-year-old in an attempt to get his Mercedes Benz.