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Met Police 'shake-up'

The Metropolitan Police has announced new plans to reform its independent advisory group that deals with gun crime in London.

The new Trident Independent Advisory Group would be formed from members from 18 of the capital's boroughs.

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The Met defend Trident Independent Advisory Group decision

The Metropolitan Police has defended its decision to reform its independent advisory group that deals with gun crime in London

Community engagementremains at the core of Trident and as such our IAG continues to play afundamental part in how we engage with London's communities. Since the newcommand was launched in February 2012, it has become clear that our IAG neededto be more representative of the communities that we serve.

– Metropolitan Police Service

TheMet added that the new IAG, which it will chair temporarily, will have members from18 London boroughs and "from the St Giles Trust, the Princes Trust andvarious youth, faith and community groups from across the capital".

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