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London police: Charging shoplifters, vandals “not practical,” arrests for “offensive comments” up 53%

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Britain is rapidly becoming a police state, with remarks that are outside the bounds of acceptable opinion punished more harshly than actual crimes. I was banned from the country for telling the truth about the jihad threat. As a free society, the UK is dead.

“Met Say Charging Shoplifters, Vandals ‘Not Practical’ as Arrests for ‘Offensive’ Comments Rise 53 Per Cent,” by Jack Montgomery, Breitbart, October 17, 2017:

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London’s Metropolitan Police Force has said it will give up on investigating many instances of “low-level” crime such as shoplifting and vandalism, saying it is “not practical” to fight them in a time of cutbacks.

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 reports that 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….

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