Stephen White Quoted on CNN: Police Face Questions on What They Knew of London Attackers
June 6, 2017

Police Face Questions on What They Knew of London Attackers

CNN
By: Angela Dewan

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Questions have begun to swirl about the capabilities of Britain’s security agencies after community members said they had reported at least one of the suspected London attackers to the police.

After police raided a housing complex in Barking, east London, and made several arrests, residents recognized a familiar face among the three dead attackers and one said she had reported his behavior to police …

The Soufan Group‘s Stephen White, who worked as a senior UK police officer for 26 years, explained that weighing up which reports to respond to was a complex task for the police. ¬†“It does look like tips should have been followed, but if they have to respond every time a member of the community waves a black flag or expresses radical view, we have to ask, do they have the resources to put everyone under surveillance?”

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