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.
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As I was seated enjoying my coffee and observing the view from the coffee shop window a couple of days ago, I very visibly noticed directly, a man cycling on the pavement and at the same time his eyes where glued to his mobile phone, to my horror he almost charge into a woman with both her hands
I would ask that the Mayor's office take a look at the security situation on London Bridge.
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.
Seen often on TV and movies cars in chases hittingf there barriers made by what appear to be heavy duty dustbins in yellow full of water, usually covering the splitter barriers for things like slipways from dual carriage ways and motorways that can can hit and be stopped without major damage to c
Having spent a lot of time in the two majot cities in Spain I have personal experience of proven working safe methods of speeding up trafiic without increasing risk.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
When some people use heroin, cocaine, PCP, etc, they make me feel sick.
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.
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?
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.
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.
I live in Southwark but at Crystal Palace which is the meeting point of five of our London Boroughs.