The acting head of the Metropolitan Police has clashed with the Prime Minister over a suggestion that the Army could be deployed to quell rioting in London. Tim Godwin told David Cameron he would agree to troops on the streets of London only after ‘every one of my officers and borough commanders are standing on the police front line’. The row happened last Tuesday morning in a meeting in Downing Street between the two men and Home Secretary Theresa May.
Police chiefs and Boris Johnson made an outspoken attack yesterday on David Cameron's calls for zero tolerance policing. In a new low for relations between the police and politicians, senior officers ridiculed the Prime Minister's d... Read Post
David Cameron has said it is time for a "zero tolerance" approach to street crime after Britain experienced its worst rioting for decades. The Prime Minister's comments, made in The Sunday Telegraph, follow the appointment of a form... Read Post