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Police force of Manchester, England and surroundings

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Greater Manchester Police: Police force of Manchester, England and surroundings
Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester in North West England. GMP is the fifth largest police service in the United Kingdom after the Metropolitan Police Service, Police Scotland, Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and West Midlands Police; and is the third largest force in England and Wales.


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Police watchdog asked to investigate arrest where man tasered in front of young child

Referral aims to 'ensure transparency and independence', Greater Manchester Police says
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Coronavirus: Thieves steal £160,000 of PPE meant for NHS workers

Thieves have stolen £166,000 worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) from a warehouse in Salford overnight, said Greater Manchester Police.
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Yousef Makki stabbing: Probe into police handling of teen's death dropped

A watchdog says it has not found any potential misconduct by Greater Manchester Police officers.
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Love Island lying PC Mike Boateng escapes policing ban

The former Greater Manchester Police officer says he was called a 'gorilla' by a colleague.
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Coronavirus: Greater Manchester Police warning after 660 parties shut down

Greater Manchester Police says it broke up 494 house parties and 166 street parties last weekend.
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Police unable to access dangerous criminals' records because of botched IT upgrade

Greater Manchester Police officers were forced to work on paper following the launch of Capita system
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Vulnerable put 'at risk' by Greater Manchester Police iOPS system

The £60m system led to a delay in answering 999 calls and a loss of staff confidence, a report says.
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Greater Manchester Police using paper after computer glitch

Greater Manchester Police said working on paper was a "contingency plan" during a computer problem.
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Arena attack inquiry: GMP ordered to hand over evidence

Greater Manchester Police is told to submit evidence to the Manchester bomb inquiry by Friday.
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Volunteer police officer jailed for using Snapchat to sexually groom underage girls

Stephen Godridge was vetted to become a special constable with Greater Manchester Police
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Police hail knife crime fall in Manchester after stop-and-search rise

Greater Manchester Police say serious knife violence drops by a quarter after searches rise.
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Shukri Abdi: Drowned girl's mother accuses police of racism

Shukri Abdi's family say Greater Manchester Police prematurely concluded her death was not suspicious.
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Police officer dies holidaying on the Isle of Skye

The 38-year-old served with Greater Manchester Police and was visiting the island attraction with his son.
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Anthony Grainger shooting: Judge criticises Greater Manchester Police

A judge rules the 2012 shooting of unarmed Anthony Grainger was legally justified but criticises police.
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