Nine arrests after drugs warrants carried out in London, Kent and Sussex

Officers from the Met’s Flying Squad and Sussex police investigating the large-scale supply of class A drugs have worked together to arrest nine people. On Tuesday, 22 September a number of warrants were carried out at addresses across London, Kent and Sussex. As a result, a 26-year-old woman and eight men aged between 21 to… Continue reading Nine arrests after drugs warrants carried out in London, Kent and Sussex

#LookCloser campaign

Throughout the last week we have had a heightened focus on targeting those at the centre of County Lines offending and those who often exploit young and vulnerable people into running drugs across the UK. We are supporting a campaign by the Children’s Society which asks everyone to #LookCloser – there are a number of… Continue reading #LookCloser campaign

Tackling drugs and violence

The Metropolitan Police Service worked with eight other police forces on a joint operation to target county lines gang activity on our road networks and the associated violence this criminality causes. More than 200 arrests were made in the operation which involved more than 1,000 officers. The activity focused on arterial routes and motorways in… Continue reading Tackling drugs and violence