New Anti-Corruption and Abuse Hotline launched 29/11/22 - 0800 085 0000

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Dear Metropolitan Police Service (MPS),

Your new anti-corruption and abuse hotline will be run by Crimestoppers:

'Contact the Hotline on 0800 085 0000 or online to provide information you have about a Metropolitan Police Service police officer or member of police staff who: 

Provides information or influence in return for money or favours.

Uses their policing position for personal advantage - whether financial or otherwise.

Crosses professional boundaries for sexual purposes.

Abuses or controls their partner, or those they have a relationship with.

Engages in racist, homophobic or misogynystic conduct, on or off duty, in person or online.'

1. Please provide the amount of the funding you have provided to Crimestoppers to provide this service and also the period of the funding.

2. Please provide details of any statistics you plan to publish regarding the operation of the new hotline.

Yours faithfully,

J Roberts

Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)

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The Sun

'A HOTLINE to report abuse complaints against Met cops after the PC David Carrick rape scandal has had 700 in a day.

Last night, sources stressed that of that figure only around 10 are so far being referred on for further action.'

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PC David Carrick:

Daily Telegraph:

'One of Britain’s most notorious and dangerous criminals [Kenneth Noye} has made an unexpected call for a public inquiry into police corruption, claiming the Met cannot truly reform unless the public understands the nature of the problem.'

Daily Express:

'Commissioner Sir Mark Rowley said a new Met Police hotline has received “tens of calls” a week, leading to new ­investigations – a third of which relate to forces elsewhere in the country.'


'The Met Police is "doing the right thing" in rooting out misconduct by bringing officers to court, a senior policing figure has said [HM Inspector of Constabulary Matt Parr].'

Sky News:

'Met Police reviewing over 1,600 cases of alleged sexual offences and domestic abuse involving its staff'

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Chris Philp answered a parliamentary question from Holly Lynch:

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'The National Police Chiefs’ Council have asked all police forces to check their officers and staff against the police national database (PND) to identify any intelligence or allegations that need further investigation.

This will help identify anyone who has slipped through the net before vetting standards were toughened, and ensure those who are unfit to serve can be rooted out.'


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Evening Standard

'Arrests have been made and investigations launched after hundreds of people contacted the Met’s hotline to root out corrupt or abusive officers, one of the force’s chiefs said on Thursday.
Mr Harman [head of the anti-corruption and abuse command] told LBC Radio: “We have had hundreds of reports. We are following those up. They have led to arrests, they have led to investigations.”

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Daily Mail 10/4/23:

'Hotline for complaints about rogue cops could be rolled out to every force in Britain as record number of police forces remain in special measures'

Daily Maily 25/1/23:

Met police chief Sir Mark Rowley commenting on the new integrity hotline disclosed that information was being received about officers in other forces and that it was being passed on:

'We're passing information on as well.'

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Daily Mail 14/3/24:

'The Met has launched 700 investigations after nearly 3,000 calls to an anti-corruption hotline that went live 18 months ago.

It will now be available for reports about all UK police forces, either online or by calling 0800 085 0000, and will be run by the independent charity Crimestoppers, which will allow anonymous tip-offs.'