WORLD London police refuse to resign over action to disperse mourners

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London police refuse to resign over action to disperse mourners

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10:26, March 15, 2021

London police chief Cressida Dick said on Sunday she was not considering resigning and backed her officers after criticism of how they dispersed mourners at a vigil for a murdered woman on Saturday evening.

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick leaves No.10 Downing Street in London, UK, August 12, 2019. /Reuters

"We're still in a pandemic, unlawful gatherings are unlawful gatherings, officers have to take action if people are putting themselves massively at risk," Dick told reporters.

Asked if she was considering resigning, she said: "No, I'm not."

Source(s): Reuters

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