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Modern slavery ‘Week of Action’ proves successful for City of London Police

The City of London Police’s week of activity took place from 28 January to 1 February. A number of construction sites were visited during the course of the week. Officers engaged with construction workers to raise awareness about the latters’ rights and entitlements...
Posted On 07 Feb 2019
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Businesses attend cyber crime briefing as offences in the City increase by nearly one third

The City of London Police’s Cyber Crime Unit has now held its first Cyber Griffin briefing after the initiative was launched in May. The briefing session on Friday 29 June was attended by 40 individuals from numerous companies based in the Square Mile and comes at a time when...
Posted On 12 Jul 2018
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“World-class” fraud and cyber crime court approved for London’s Fleetbank House site

A new flagship court specifically designed to tackle cyber crime, fraud and economic crime will reinforce the UK’s reputation as a world-leading legal centre. Developed in partnership with the City of London Corporation and the Judiciary, the cutting-edge, purpose-built court,...
Posted On 12 Jul 2018
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City of London Police launches new initiative to fight cyber crime focused on businesses in Square Mile

The City of London Police has launched a new initiative to make the Square Mile more secure from cyber attacks. Cyber Griffin will see specially-trained officers lead a series of community-focused exercises which will include threat briefings, incident response training an...
Posted On 04 May 2018
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Police officers find body-worn cameras “empowering” states London Metropolitan University study

New research has revealed widespread support among front line police officers for body-worn video cameras, with officers finding their use “empowering”. The independent study, conducted by criminologists at London Metropolitan University, looked at officers’ attitudes...
Posted On 18 Aug 2017
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Successful counter-terrorism training exercise tests City of London Police officers and businesses

The City of London Police has successfully tested its readiness in the event of a terror attack in the capital. With the support of City businesses Aon and Lloyd’s, the force – which has responsibility for ensuring the safety and security of the Square Mile –...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
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Former City of London Police Commissioner awarded CBE in Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Adrian Leppard QPM, former Commissioner of the City of London Police, has been awarded a CBE in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2016 Birthday Honours List. Leppard served as the Commissioner from 2011 until he retired in December last year. “I feel incredibly honoured to...
Posted On 15 Jun 2016
New and creative ideas to make policing more effective are to be encouraged through changes to the Police Innovation Fund
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Home Office instigates key changes to Police Innovation Fund for 2016-2017

“New and creative ideas” designed to “make policing more effective” are to be encouraged through changes to the Police Innovation Fund, policing minister Mike Penning has announced via the Home Office. This year, the multi-million pound fund will consider...
Posted On 26 Oct 2015
‘Operation Broadway’ has been set-up specifically to tackle organised criminality in the financial sector
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Operation Broadway goes public in multi-agency drive to stop investment fraud across the Capital

A London-wide clampdown on suspected investment frauds operating out of some of the Capital’s most iconic buildings in the heart of the UK’s main financial districts has taken place. The City of London Police, City of London Trading Standards and the Metropolitan Police...
Posted On 26 Mar 2015