Perhaps not someone you'd expect to find in a police car, but one Walthamstow headteacher yesterday joined officers on patrol.
Sacha Corcoran MBE, principal of the Big Creative Academy, is working to highlight the importance of good relationships between young people and police.
Around 600 London police officers are being issued with body worn video cameras this week, as the Met's project to roll out their use reaches phase two.
Trials suggest that body cameras can provide transparency for police and justice for victims.
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The Home Office has published a job advertisement to recruit the next Metropolitan Police commissioner.
Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, said in September he would step down to retire seven months before the end of his current contract.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the new commissioner would be an officer who has policed in the UK, the US Australia, New Zealand or Canada.
The advert says the Home Office will stop taking applications on January 4 next year.
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Kensington High Street was on lockdown for around an hour and a half tonight, as police investigated a suspect package.
Restaurants and shops were evacuated after a suspicious item was found near Kensington Court at around 6.30pm.
Reports suggest the package was found in a restaurant.
The item turned out not to be dangerous and the road was reopened at around 8pm.
Thank you for your patience whilst we dealt with an unattended bag left in a restaurant on #Kensington High St. Found to be non-suspicious.
A315 High Street Kensington / A4204 Kensington Church Street - re-open, having earlier been closed due to a police incident.
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