Police say a woman who was pinned to the ground in Kingsland High Street on Sunday night was being arrested on suspicion of assaulting an officer.

Police set up two knife arches in Hackney last month to combat rising levels of knife crime in a coordinated effort with the British Transport Police.

Police officers in full uniform took part in a sweltering boxercise session to get young people at King's Hall Leisure Centre talking about crime.

People in Hackney are more likely to face stop and search, according to new figures released by the Met.

Drug raids were executed on stalls at Ridley Road Market on Saturday after an "uplift in reports of dealing" - but nothing was found.

This month is the first anniversary of the untimely and avoidable death of Rashan Charles.

The inquest into the death of Rashan Charles started this morning - with press and the public shielded from proceedings by a black curtain.

Officers from London's new gang-busting squad caught a 16-year-old boy with a huge "Rambo" hunting knife down his pants in Hoxton this morning.

Hackney's top cop Simon Laurence will step down ahead of the borough's police operation merges with Tower Hamlets.

Police in Hackney will merge with their counterparts in Tower Hamlets later this year as part of a desperate effort to cut £325million from the running costs of the cash-strapped Met.

The two police officers driving the cars chasing Lewis Johnson before he crashed his Vespa and died in Clapton Common will not face charges, the Gazette can reveal.

Rashan Charles "most likely" died because he tried to swallow a package that blocked his airway, causing his heart to stop, investigators have said.

Anyone who sees a teddy bear patrolling the streets in a police uniform needn't worry - the government hasn't resorted to hiring toys to protect the public.

A woman duped into a relationship by an undercover police spy says it is unacceptable for other spy cops' identities to be concealed when politicians and Hollywood stars are being held accountable for historic sex abuse.

The front counter at Shoreditch Police Station is shutting for good on Thursday.

A police chief has berated those behind a time-wasting hoax that saw a lifelike dummy dumped into the Regent's Canal, sparking 999 calls from passers-by who feared someone had drowned.

Two police officers involved in the restraint of Rashan Charles the night he died have been granted anonymity at his inquest in June.

Shoreditch police station will close by the end of the year, in cost-cutting measures to slash £400million from the Met's budget.

A rise in crime across Hackney has forced the town hall into a major campaign calling on the government to reverse crippling cuts to police.

The family of a young Hackney man who died in a motorbike crash while being followed by police are still searching for answers after a coroner found the officer did nothing wrong.

We took a fair bit of ribbing on social media when we ran the grainy, blurred photo of Micha Birgitta's attacker earlier this month.

A woman who had her nose broken during a shocking late-night attack in City Road has handed the Gazette clear images of the thug who punched her - after the police failed to.

Witnesses to a stabbing, a string of burglaries and a shop raid in Hackney say they no longer feel safe - and are worried about further cuts to the police budget.

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