Three volunteer officers who have given over 50,000 hours of service are among those from the Metropolitan Police Service honoured in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. Eleven officers, staff and volunteers, past and present, have been honoured this year. Metropolitan Police Special Constabulary (MSC) Sergeant Robert Harrild receives an
Dear Members, What a year it has been as I look back and reflect on it. The MPS is changing and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. For those of us that remain this will be a constant feature of adjustment but one that we should embrace.
Merry Christmas to all of our Members, Friends and Colleagues. Wishing you a happy and safe end to 2016 and a prosperous 2017! From the Metropolitan Black Police Association!
Recruits can take up paid degree apprenticeship, six-month graduate course, or join after university. All new police officers in England and Wales will need a degree-level qualification, under plans to get policing fit for the demands of the 21st century. Recruits will have the option of taking up a training
A man involved in an alleged stabbing incident at a London railway station shouted “death to Muslims” and “go back to Syria”, according to a witness. Miguel Oliveira said he came face to face with the alleged attacker, who was “shouting uncontrollably” after he allegedly stabbed a man at Forest
The Metropolitan Police Service accepts the findings of HMIC’s report. Legitimacy is absolutely vital to the British model of policing by consent. It enables us work with Londoners to keep this city safe despite the challenges and difficult decisions officers face daily. Such public confidence is dependent on us being
Segregation and social exclusion are at “worrying levels” and are fuelling inequality in some areas of Britain, a report has found. Women in some communities are denied “even their basic rights as British residents”, the Casey Review said. Dame Louise Casey accused public bodies of ignoring or condoning divisive or
The Metropolitan Black Police Association Women’s Forum is about promoting equality for women whilst providing encouragement and support to members. The forum is made up of members who have volunteered their time, in order to put on events, provide opportunities for networking, highlight issues affecting women in the workplace. This
To see the photos from the concert please click this link. Celebration of Life concert – each year the MetBPA hosts a concert to spread the word of peace. This is one way of how the arts can be used to engage young people in the issues that affect them, how
This involved visiting hotspots with the community bus which contained relevant information about the communities rights, local initiatives that they can become involved in and relevant contacts for their area. Members of the younger community were invited onto the bus to have a discussion about violent crime and drugs. The