Tag Archives: Police officer

Seni Lewis case raises “profound and frightening” issues

The death after police intervention of a 23-year-old IT graduate from South Norwood, Seni Lewis, was raised in the House of Commons yesterday by Croydon MP Steve Reed, who told parliament, “The questions that this case raises are profound and … Continue reading

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‘Calming our streets’: community meeting, Apr 10

South Croydon Community Association is organising a meeting next Wednesday, April 10, for the community to discuss “calming our streets”. The meeting will take place from 7pm at St George’s Church, Barrow Road, Waddon CR0 4EZ. “We are trying to … Continue reading

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Stop the search: here’s a phone app to protect public rights

SEAN CREIGHTON was impressed by a presentation at the latest meeting of Croydon’s tech community, which offered a smartphone solution to a community policing issue that is decades old There were more than 40 people at the latest Croydon TechCity … Continue reading

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Fieldway and Heathfield grieve for death of PC Mark Parsons

This announcement was received last night from Rob Atkin, the acting borough commander: It is with immense regret and sadness that I have to announce the death of a serving Croydon police officer. PC Mark Parsons, who was only 43 … Continue reading

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“Misleading and clearly not the case”: Musker speaks out

To have one senior police officer issue a statement refuting a front-page story in a local newspaper must be embarrassing for the paper. But to have two such statements issued within a matter of days ought to be cause for … Continue reading

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Cuts put public at “unnecessary risk” says serving policeman

Swingeing police budget cuts introduced by the government are putting the Croydon public “at unnecessary risk”, Inside Croydon has been told by a serving officer. It is fair to say that the Conservative party has long cherished its reputation as … Continue reading

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Police turn their back on Croydon’s riot review panel

‘ello, ‘ello, ‘ello, what’s going on ‘ere then? Not a lot as far as police evidence to Croydon’s riots review panel, ANDREW PELLING has discovered Croydon police appear to have opted not to help the borough’s riots review panel with … Continue reading

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