Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe believes that stop and search has improved. He says he get "less complaints" than he did. He added that the overall amount of stop and search has been reduced by 40 per cent.
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe says the people of London should always expect "high things" of the Met. He said that "where necessary we (should) get rid of the people who are damaging our reputation".
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe spoke on the subject of two female police officers killed earlier:
I am deeply shocked and saddened by the death of two officers in Manchester today in this horrific attack. It is a tragic reminder that officers face the potential for danger on a daily basis. My thoughts are with the families and colleagues of these brave police officers.
The Met Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe has told the London Assembly that he is confident the Olympics will have proper security. He also explained that the problems at G4S were made worse because the company assumed it had a communication problem and did not realise it was short of staff.
London's top police officer, Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe, gave a lesson on the dangers of knife crime to teenagers at Edmonton County School - including the friends of a pupil who was killed last year.
Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe visited a school in Edmonton today to highlight the dangers of knife crime.
The school was hit by tragedy a year ago when a 15-year-old pupil at Edmonton County School was stabbed to death in the street.
Negus McClean bled to death from wounds to his chest and thigh as his 13-year-old brother Elijiah wept at his side.
Negus was trying to stop a gang from stealing his brother's mobile phone when the attack happened.
The pair were chased by up to nine masked youths on bicycles in April last year after they went out for a takeaway.
Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe will visit a school in Edmonton today that was blighted by knife crime.
Negus McClean was stabbed to death by a gang a year ago, following a fight over a BlackBerry mobile phone.
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe is due to appear before the Home Affairs Select Committee later.
He is expected to be questioned by MPs about racism in the Met .
Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Bernard Hogan-Howe, will join top London trauma surgeons at St Thomas' Hospital to launch a new anti- knife crime DVD. The film - which features surgeons' descriptions of knife injuries - will be part of a major schools programme.