Met: 'We've taken a fresh look at policing London'

Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley from the Met said: "We've taken a fresh look at policing London and London's obviously a world city.

"The recent census has shown what a big proportion of people in London come from far-flung places...It's important to us to be able to deal equally well with them as local offenders."

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Crackdown on foreign criminals

Police will today give an update on Operation Nexus, which concerns the deportation of foreign nationals responsible for serious crimes.