Policing


Plumber convicted for converting toy guns into lethal weapons

A south London plumber who converted blank firing guns into lethal weapons has been jailed for seven years and two months following a National Crime Agency investigation. Evan Girdlestone, age 48, was arrested by officers from the NCA’s Armed Operations … Continue reading → Inside Croydon …



Croydon police investigated over black man’s death in custody

This latest probe by the watchdog follows the misconduct hearing announced earlier this week for two other Met officers over the arrest and hand-cuffing last year of an innocent black schoolboy Two Croydon police officers are under criminal investigation for … Continue reading → Inside Croydon …