London’s Police Ramp up Activity on Streets of Capital to Drive Down Post Lockdown Violence

London’s Metropolitan Police are deploying more officers ahead of a wave of violent crime that is expected to hit the streets of the capital as lockdown restrictions are lifted. “The public can expect to see an uplift of officers on the streets of London in weeks to come as the Met steps up its response to violent crime and prepares to deal with any incidents across the capital as lockdown eases,” the Met said in a statement on Tuesday. The increased police deployment started in North and South London on Sunday following a string of stabbings and includes “a strong presence of officers within local areas,” the Met said. They are “working together from various commands across the Met as they carry out patrols and weapon sweeps,” it said. So far officers have removed an “18-inch zombie knife following an intelligence-led stop by officers in south London.” They also closed a factory …
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