Presentation on theme: "By: David Blaha Basic facts about MPS The Metropolitan Police Service was founded in 1829 by Sir Roberg Peel The Metropolitan Police Service was founded."— Presentation transcript:
Basic facts about MPS The Metropolitan Police Service was founded in 1829 by Sir Roberg Peel The Metropolitan Police Service was founded in 1829 by Sir Roberg Peel It´s a Police force responsible for law enforcement in Greater London It´s a Police force responsible for law enforcement in Greater London It secures protection of the British Royal family It secures protection of the British Royal family Commissioner Police of the Metropolis – leader of the force Commissioner Police of the Metropolis – leader of the force Today, it employs more than 31 000 officers Today, it employs more than 31 000 officers Supported by 2500 volunteer police cadets Supported by 2500 volunteer police cadets Covers an area of 620 square miles and a population of 7.2 million Covers an area of 620 square miles and a population of 7.2 million
Branches of the MPS The Metropolitan Police Service is made up of many different departments Each department has a different focus, but they all work together in order to make London the safest major city in the world For example : local people working with local police to identify and tackle issues of concern in their neighbourhood Safer Neighbourhoods teams usually consist of one sergeant, two constables and three police community support officers
Safer transport command There are 32 Safer Transport Teams dedicated to policing each of London's boroughs They provide a highly visible policing presence tackling crime on the transport network The teams also patrol on London's roads to help motorists and cyclists in the case of problems
Child protection There are 18 Child Abuse Investigation Teams covering all 32 London boroughs The teams investigate allegations of abuse against children, under 18 years of age They also investigate historical allegations where the offence took place when the person was under 18 but is now an adult
Leadership - MPS Management Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe Born in Sheffield Mr Hogan-Howe has vast experience in crime investigation and strategic leadership of major public events, public disorder and organised crime, particularly involving the use of firearms.. Deputy Commissioner Craig Mackey On 23rd January 2012 Craig Mackey became the Deputy Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service.
Crime Academy The Crime Academy was established by the Metropolitan Police Service provide training for Metropolitan Police personnel establishments for detectives, crime analysts and those in investigative roles
Women police Margaret Damer Dawson –wanted a uniformed organisation of women to discourage young women from entering prostitution Nina Boyle - wished to take advantage of the war situation to put women temporarily in men's places They founded the Women Police Service in 1914