There has been a worrying increase in the number of pilots being targted by laser attacks as they fly over the capital.
The Met Police have released images of a blinding flash caused by a blue laser beam shone directly at a pilot during the Olympic Games.
But new kit is allowing the police to fight back, as Ronke Phillips now reports.
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There's been a sharp rise too in rape, burglary and robbery have during what police "busy and challenging time".
Police are looking for a man caught on a security camera before sentimental jewellery and perfume was taken from a pensioner's home.
"All it takes is for somebody to see me - and I could just die, just like that. I could want to go to the shop and not come home."