Category Archives: Andy Tarrant

Police Borough Commander: ‘I won’t attend a CCC meeting’

Chief Superintendent Jeff Boothe, the first black officer appointed by the Metropolitan Police to be Croydon’s Borough Commander, has confirmed that neither he nor any other officers will be attending meetings organised by the controversial Croydon Community Consortium. Boothe is … Continue reading

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Croydon could be about to get its first black top cop

Croydon could be about the get its first BAME top cop. According to information shared at a Safer Neighbourhood Team event this week, Andy Tarrant, the present Borough Commander, is to step down and be replaced by Chief Superintendent Jeff … Continue reading

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Police warn minorities to ‘stay vigilant’ against hate crimes

Muslims and other minority groups in Croydon have been warned by the police to “stay vigilant” and report hate crime following a spike of racist attacks after the Leave result in last week’s EU Referendum. The Muslim Association of Croydon … Continue reading

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Ex-UKIP candidate calls for vigilantes to wipe out ‘vermin’

A member of the Conservative Party, who was a General Election candidate in a south London constituency just six months ago, has called for mass vigilantism across Europe and for people to take up firearms and “pre-emptively cleanse the UK … Continue reading

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Ash to ashes: unions boycott UKIP-dominated talking shop

Croydon’s trades unionists are being asked to boycott all future meetings of the “Croham Clux Clan” – what presents itself as a community talking shop sometimes also known as the Croydon Communities [sic] Consortium, or CCC. This follows an order … Continue reading

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Borough police chief tells officers not to attend CCC events

Croydon’s police have been instructed not to attend further meetings of the controversial Croydon Communities [sic] Consortium. The order comes from the Borough Commander, Andy Tarrant, and has occurred in the midst of CCC being involved with a series of … Continue reading

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Greenhalgh fronts police public meeting, Surrey Street, Nov 4

The Mayor’s Office for Policing And Crime (MOPAC) and the Metropolitan Police Service will be visiting Croydon on November 4 to talk about the progress made against the Police and Crime Plan and hear local people’s views on policing in the … Continue reading

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