Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, is addressing a public meeting in Croydon next week.
The event is free and does not require booking, but places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
The event is from 6.30pm on Wednesday December 2 at Croydon College. Doors open at 6pm, and some refreshments will be available.
Hogan-Howe is expected to talk about his vision for policing in London, but there will be time for questions from the audience:
- What are the real numbers of police on our streets today, compared to pre-riots in 2011?
- Is the police in Croydon any better capable of dealing with civil disturbances, as encountered in 2011?
- What is the Met doing about knife crime in Croydon?
- What is he doing about “stop and search”?
- What is the likely impact of further cuts to police budgets?
- What about fears of “privatisation” of policing, using PSPOs and private security firms?
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