Stop and Search Tactics, Do you prevent crime or breed hate?

There has been a lot of talk recently regarding Stop and Search Powers and the use of them. This intrusive tactic has been used by Police Forces all over the country for many years, but does it work? Knife crime in Inner City London has gone through the roof during a time where Officers have been told to stop using their Search powers and in some cases disciplined for over use. So if Stop and Search is reduced and knife crime grows, what is the answer to stopping young men


British Police Ranks

The Police Rank Structure is standardised throughout the UK, with only a slight variation in the senior ranks, which can be found in the Metropolitan and City of London Police. The majority of the ranks that exist today are those that were created by Home Secretary Sir Robert Peel, who founded the Metropolitan Police in 1829. If you are new to the Police or interested in joining, then understanding the rank structure displayed on each officer’s shoulder is not only a good idea but could also save you future embarrassment,



The Metropolitan Police have stated that Armed Officers will travel on the London Underground days after the bomb scare at North Greenwich Station. Senior Officers in the Met have stated that Firearms Patrols, which are often conducted on mainline trains, will now be seen on the Tube and will travel between jobs to provide extra counter terrorist cover and give confidence to commuters. After the bombing in London on 7/7 in 2005 Armed Police were deployed in a temporary capacity. However the announcement made today means that people using the