Tag: 2021

2021, highest rate of teenage homicide in London

We strongly urge all who work, live or talk with/to young people to remind them of the dangers of getting involved with anything illegal these days. Most criminals aim to establish gangs, based on teenage and vulnerable persons' who are used as mules and slave labour. See BBC article on the 30th teenage killing in … Continue reading 2021, highest rate of teenage homicide in London

Where is the money gone?

A recent FOI request to MOPAC revealed that the Tower Hamlets Safer Neighbourhoods Board (SNB) has spent £4,152 from 2018-19 establishing a Neighbourhood Watch Association£3,000 from 2019-20 development of Neighbourhood Watch£1,730 from 2020-21 development of Neighbourhood Watch The only problem about this is, that to our knowledge, no Neighbourhood Watch Association was established by the … Continue reading Where is the money gone?

The terrible facts of violence in TH

The terrible facts of violence in TH

These statistics show the terrifying rise of violence in Tower Hamlets since Nov 2019. It does not include the latest events over the holiday period as listed in the previous post. Seeing the problem is the first step of tying to resolve it. We've only just established as an organisation but feel that it is … Continue reading The terrible facts of violence in TH

Nida House could have been prevented

Nida House could have been prevented

The death of an 11 year old girl could have been prevented with an active Neighbourhood Watch group in the building. We do not have any members signed up for Nida House. Neighbourhood Watch groups meet with safety and community well-being in mind. They would talk about things that happen in their lives, community, dwellings … Continue reading Nida House could have been prevented

Hydra teaching at Met’s Hendon Academy

The famous Hendon Police Academy in Hendon, hosted a Hydra session for IAG members. The tech-driven teaching strategy provides a events simulator, which involves various agencies for problem solving. These tech suites are used to train police officers. I met members of the Hackney IAG last Sunday. Johanna Secretary/MSA of the borough association with Chief … Continue reading Hydra teaching at Met’s Hendon Academy

Pledge to stop County Lines

Pledge to stop County Lines

As widely published today in the British media, Boris Johnson, has pledged to stop to break up 2,000 “county lines” drugs gangs in a £300 million drive to rid the country’s streets of illegal narcotics. Among the measures in the strategy is an expansion of drug testing on arrest, with police encouraged to direct individuals who test … Continue reading Pledge to stop County Lines

Operation Sceptre

Operation Sceptre

Tower Hamlets Police have sent us an up-date on the result of operation sceptre, an initiative designed to ramp up activity to suppress knife crime and wider violence Met Communication A vast range of activity was carried out by officers across the Met, including targeted patrols in violence hotspots; warrants to target high harm offenders; … Continue reading Operation Sceptre

All faiths welcome

Also people who do not have a faith are welcome. The Tower Hamlets Interface Forum brought people from different religions and communities together with speakers from various organisations. It's really important that all stand together and repel attempts to attack communities or groups of another faith. Nothing should stop anybody to report suspicious behaviour to … Continue reading All faiths welcome

Community meeting

Community meeting

With Commander Marcus Barnett and Chief Inspector Christopher Scammell, was held simultaneously at Whitechapel Library and Microsoft Teams. Commander Barnett and Chief Inspector Scammell We heard that people sometimes think their crime reports do not get actioned. Another questioned asked whether Crimestoppers reports get priority. This was answered with: " " In regards to reports Crimestoppers; … Continue reading Community meeting