Safety

Safety

London’s police and other emergency services do a great job, but the priorities and resources set for them are key to their ability and our overall safety.

We need to ensure that there’s a visible police presence all over our city, that community relations with them are strengthened and that all of our emergency services are well prepared and resourced for major incidents of any kind.

This is the place to talk safety in the capital. Join the discussions below or start up one of your own.

Safety discussions

Criminal Justice System

Safety

How confident are you that the criminal justice system is effective at bringing people who commit crimes to justice? This includes institutions involved in making and enforcing laws, from legislation to policing, the courts system and punishment (e.g.

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Last commented: 14th Mar 2017

Keeping children and young people safe

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It’s important that we protect young people affected by or involved in crime. Whether victims, witnesses or offenders, the criminal justice system needs to provide effective support.

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Last commented: 17th Feb 2017

Tackling violence against women and girls

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A range of organisations are committed to working together to prevent violence against women and girls, to hold perpetrators to account and ensure that women and girls who have been victims have the support they need to rebuild their lives.

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Last commented: 6th Feb 2017

Policing hate, extremism and terror

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The Met Police and other organisations have an important role to play in tackling hate crime, extremism and terrorism in a city as large, diverse and connected as London.

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Last commented: 16th Jan 2017

The Mayor and policing

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The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) sets priorities for tackling crime and making London safer, and also holds the Metropolitan Police and other criminal justice agencies to account. MOPAC have identified the following priorities:
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Last commented: 17th Nov 2016

Children in Care

Safety

There is frequent talk of the rise of crime, the importance of children's education, unemployment, careers and of depression.

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COSMA
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Last commented: 15th Mar 2017

Drugs and Safety

Safety

When some people use heroin, cocaine, PCP, etc, they make me feel sick.

Anyone agree?

Sometimes they go mental themselves and think they want to kill people with knives.

Is this good for safety?

Work this one out and we're in the honey.

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Richard Davey
Community member
Last commented: 11th Mar 2017

Root causes of crime

Safety

There are often root causes of crime, such as homelessness or unemployment. What do you think should be done to address these issues and help reduce the numbers of people getting into crime?

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Last commented: 11th Mar 2017

Pedestrian Refuge Islands

Safety

The pedestrian crossings are sometime just too far away and many just choose jaywalking, therefore for the pedestrians safety we should have far more Pedestrian Refuge island.

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COSMA
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Last commented: 11th Mar 2017

Safety on the roads, for Peds

Safety

The roads have never been busier, and new rules and procedures have been introduced in recent years that make them more dangerous than ever, for pedestrians.

Few Peds seem to understand Yellow Box Junctions.

Posted by
John H
Community member
Last commented: 21st Feb 2017

Community Police Stations

Safety

There should be a small community Police Station on very shopping high road. It will help discourage theft and anti sociable behaviour which will create a safe environment for all shoppers.

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COSMA
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Last commented: 20th Feb 2017

Rogues on Westminster Bridge

Safety

Last evening at 5pm I crossed Westminster Bridge and was shocked and horrified by the number of groups of men fleecing the innocent/naive tourists with the game using 3 cups, I believe it is called "Find the Lady".

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Elsie Rigden
Community member
Last commented: 11th Jan 2017

Shift Patterns of Bus Drivers (How safe are you on that Bus)

Safety

I am a bus Driver and the suitablility of modern buses for the job at hand is a whole different subjuect matter but what concerns me greater is the shift patterns expected to work by Bus Drivers, set out by their Employers.

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Iain2701
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Last commented: 21st Dec 2016

Under-reported crimes

Safety

Figures show that hate crime, rape and domestic violence crimes go under-reported. What do you think can be done to help address this?

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Last commented: 17th Nov 2016

On camera

Safety

Does CCTV make you feel safer on the streets?

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Last commented: 15th Nov 2016

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