Officers and staff from the Metropolitan Police Service’s Counter Terrorism Command (SO15) today, Friday 29 May, welcomed His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to their offices.
The Prince visited New Scotland Yard to hear about the current challenges being faced in the fight against terrorism here in London and abroad.
The Prince was greeted by the Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe and Assistant Commissioner Specialist Operations Mark Rowley before accompanying him to the offices of SO15 inside New Scotland Yard.
HRH was given a history of some of Scotland Yard’s most famous historical terrorism cases over the past 132 years before being briefed by AC Rowley and Commander Richard Walton, Head of SO15, on some of the current on-going live CT investigations and the increasing challenge being faced in counter terrorism policing since the beginning of the Syria conflict and emergence of ISIL.
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