London cops to stop investigating shoplifting and vandalism; arrests for “offensive comments” up 53%
That’s what happens when you allow a Mohammedan to become the mayor of Londonistan. Did no one learn anything from having Lutfur Rahman in charge of Tower Hamlets?
Deputy Assistant Commissioner Mark Simmons claimed that giving up on investigating many offences was necessary so police constables’ efforts could be “focused on serious crime and cases where there is a realistic chance that we will be able to solve it.”
The move has raised eyebrows among members of the public, considering recent reportsthat the Met detained 867 out of the 3,395 people known to have been arrested for “offensive” online comments under the Malicious Communications Act in 2016 — an increase of 53 per cent for the force area since 2014.
Around half of these investigations ended up having to be dropped across the UK, which critics have taken as indicating police are being overzealous in their attempts to take on so-called trolls….