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Police officer shot and wounded in Haggerston

Police officer shot and wounded in Haggerston

A police officer has been shot during an authorized operation, by Trident Gang Crime Unit and Met’s Specialist Firearms Command (SCO19), in Haggerston today at lunchtime. The male police officer has been taken to an East London Hospital by air ambulance, and is said to be in stable condition. A statement released by the Met Police said: […]

The death of Operation Trident and the return of racist policing in London.

The death of Operation Trident and the return of racist policing in London.

Lee Jasper a founding member of Operation Trident, writes here exclusively for Hackney Hive on the dismantling of the Met Police’s unit.   The Metropolitan Police Service Operation Trident, was born in the late 1990’s after a demand from London black communities, that the police do something to tackle armed criminality in the black community. […]

Court hears innocent Agnes was victim of gang feud

Court hears innocent Agnes was victim of gang feud

Agnes Sina-Inakoju-  jury watched CCTV footage of the moment she was shot in her neck Sixteen year old Agnes Sina Inakoju died because of a feud between two Hackney gangs, the Old Bailey heard earlier this week. The promising Haggerston School pupil was shot down on April 14 2010 while waiting with friends to be […]

Police Appeals For Witnesses In Hackney Teenage Murder

Police are urging members of the public who were in the vicinity of Amhurst Park in the early hours of Sunday morning, when Godwin Larson along with two of his friends were attacked, to come forward with any information “no matter how insignificant”. Mr Larson a rapper and aspiring footballer was pronounced dead at the […]