Crime & Police

A Metropolitan Police officer has been slashed on his arm after attending a report of a man wielding a machete

Man arrested for attempted murder after Met cop 'slashed with a machete' in east London

The NPCC, chaired by Martin Hewitt, issued new guidance in December

Trans police officers who were born male but identify as female can search women

A council worker who leaked a sex offender's address to a paedophile hunter group has been fined

Council worker fined £500 after leaking sex offender's address to paedophile hunters

Jayden-Lee Lucas, three, and Gracie-Ann Wheaton, four, were killed when Martin Newman smashed into a stationary car they were in

Drink driver jailed after smashing into car on hard shoulder, killing two children

Koci Selamaj, 36, has pleaded guilty to murdering primary school teacher Sabina Nessa

Sabina Nessa's sister brands murderer 'coward' as he refuses to face family in court

Sophie George, then 18, was jailed on Wednesday after meticulously planning a murder, including putting together a murder kit

'Jealous' teen who prepared 'murder kit' and torture 'to-do list' for victim jailed

Jason Mills killed his girlfriend in 2001, and absconded from HMP Leyhill on Wednesday

Manhunt launched after murderer who killed girlfriend escaped from open prison

Can Arslan, 52,stabbed father-of-three Matthew Boorman 27 times

Parking row killer guilty of stabbing dad-of-three 27 times and trying to kill neighbour

Jennifer Hesse, 48, sent sexual texts to a 13-year-old boy

Dance teacher, 48, spared jail after bombarding boy, 13, with 'intensely sexual' texts

Police are investigating a spate of incidents where raw meat was thrown at two properties

Police investigate spate of mystery meat attacks after lamb chops stuffed into car exhaust