ICO finds Gangs Matrix breached Data Protection Laws
The information commissioner's office conducted an investigation and found that the Metropolitan Police Service’s use of the Gangs Matrix led to multiple and serious breaches of data protection laws.
A case on whether gang related injunction proceedings engage Article 6
Jones v Birmingham City Council  EWCA Civ 1189 The appellant appealed against a decision to make a gang-related injunction against him under the Policing and Crime Act 2009, section 34 and the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, section 1. The court held that the proceedings for gang-related injunctions were not proceedings in respect […]
Gang Crime Pilot
"One Rule for All" approach announced for gang members in pilot areas On 22nd January 2015 the Mayor announced a new pilot scheme to tackle gang crime to be launched in Haringey, Westminster and Lambeth. The “one rule for all” approach to the “Shield” initiative states that all members of a gang will be punished should any gang member commit an offence.