MOPAC News: Mayor and Commissioner celebrate Met Police recruitment milestone

Mayor and Commissioner celebrate Met Police recruitment milestone 

  • Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Commissioner attend Hendon passing-out parade for latest Met recruits.
  • Met now at full strength of 32,000 officers.
  • Proportion of women & BME officers continues to rise.

New Metropolitan Police training centre takes shape

Stephen Greenhalgh, Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, joined Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to commemorate the 'topping-out' of the new Metropolitan Police Training Centre in Hendon. The new Centre will provide state-of-the art training facilities for the Met at a significantly lower running cost.

More MOPAC News

Deputy Mayor Greenhalgh speaks out on cost of reoffending

Speaking at an event organised by Reform, Stephen Greenhalgh, Deputy Mayor for Policing, called for Mayoral oversight of the criminal justice system in the capital after revealing that a hard core of 4000 repeat offenders had cost London taxpayers £163m over the last three years.

Youth Reoffending Dashboard launched

At a visit to Redbridge Youth Offending and Targeted Prevention Service, Deputy Mayor Stephen Greenhalgh launched MOPAC's latest interactive Dashboard to allow the public to access the latest data on youth crime in the capital.

#HelpingHands to stop child sexual exploitation

At a meeting with the Safer London Foundation's EMPOWER team, a MOPAC-funded programme which supports young women and girls at risk of gang-related sexual exploitation and violence, Deputy Mayor Greenhalgh pledged his support to the #HelpingHands campaign to raise awareness of and stop CSE.

Community safety ideas in the Dragons' Den

Deputy Mayor Stephen Greenhalgh was one of the 'Dragons' at an event organised by the Community Ambassador Programme at City Hall. Three teams of Ealing young people pitched ideas for community safety schemes to the judging panel. After careful deliberation of three excellent pitches, team #SaferRoutesSaferYou - a scheme to promote safety on the bus network - emerged as the victors. All of the ideas will be rolled out in the Borough in the coming months. 

Coming up

Free mental health & safeguarding training available for front line youth workers - register now

Following a successful bid by the Metropolitan Police Service and MOPAC to the Home Office's Innovation Fund, we have launched the Mental Health Awareness and Safeguarding Training (MAST) programme available free of charge for front line staff who work with young people.  
The programme consists of two days of training, with a six month gap between each training day. The programme will run until in March 2016, with provision for 8,000 front line practitioners across London.
Click here to find out more and register for this training. 

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