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  BBC NEWS | UK | Q&A: Operation Trident
Operation Trident was set up in 1998 in response to a string of what are often called "fl-on-fl" shootings and murders in the Lambeth and Brent areas of London.
As the violence continued, the operation was extended to cover the whole of the capital a year later, with a special focus on drug-related gun crime.
Operation Trident now exists as a dedicated unit within the Metropolitan Police, which helps officers in local police stations investigate shootings and collate intelligence from across the capital on suspected gunmen, firearms suppliers and gun converters.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/5342246.stm   (743 words)

 Specialist Crime Directorate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Trident Operational Command Unit (OCU) was originally set up as the MPS proactive strategy against gun crime perpetrated on London's fl communities.
Trident is currently broken down into murder, proactive/shootings and intelligence wings staffed by 290 police officers and 70 police staff.
The Operation needs to challenge all aspects of gun culture to dispel the belief that someone who has a gun will be respected and feared by members of the community.
www.met.police.uk /scd/units/trident.htm   (458 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Police to build on success in black on black crime initiative
Operation Trident may be just five years old, but already it can point to impressive results in tackling fl-on-fl murders and shootings.
Currently, the operation has 267 officers; by the end of the year that will have risen to 300, all of them with at least seven years experience.
It is this ruthlessness and recklessness which has made the incidence of gun crime and the performance of Operation Trident such a huge issue for communities and politicians alike.
www.guardian.co.uk /gun/Story/0,2763,1045896,00.html   (1004 words)

 Telegraph | News
The creation of the 200-strong Operation Trident team was one response to the Macpherson report on the inquiry into the murder of Stephen Lawrence.
Operation Trident was originally formed in 1998 as an intelligence-led initiative to help end the shootings in the capital's fl communities.
One of the initiatives harnessed by Operation Trident was the creation of an independent advisory group of fl community workers, chaired by Lee Jasper, an adviser to Ken Livingstone, the Mayor of London.
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2001/08/10/ntrid10.xml   (1078 words)

 Indian Navy Celebrates `Killers Nite'
Operation Trident was a thundering success with no damage to any of the ships of the Indian Naval Task Group, which returned safely.
Operation Trident had introduced to the war, the first ever ship launched missiles in the region.
A number of retired Naval officers who had served in these ships and were associated with the offensive operations also joined the celebration to share their nostalgia with the new generation "Killers".
mod.nic.in /samachar/15jan01/html/trish.htm   (577 words)

 Operation Trident (Indo-Pakistani War) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Operation Trident and its follow up Operation Python were naval attacks launched on Pakistan's port city of Karachi by the Indian Navy during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.
The Operation was so successful and kept Pakistan Navy on tenterhooks which raised a false alarm of another missile attack on December 6.
Operation Trident was the first time ship launched missiles were used in the region, and saw the first sinking of naval vessels in the region since independence for the two nations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Operation_Trident_(Indo-Pakistani_War)   (732 words)

 ‘Magdalo plotted special operation vs 20 Arroyo allies’ - 7/13/06   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
“OPERATION PLAN TRIDENT,” allegedly the latest plot by rebel soldiers to oust President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was supposed to target 20 allies of the President.
A document released to reporters said one of the objectives of the operation was to embarrass Lieutenant General Hermogenes Esperon Jr., the Army chief and incoming chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, among other well-known personalities in the Arroyo administration.
The 20 Arroyo allies are supposed to be “targets of special operations” to “embarrass” them along with the main plan of taking hostage lawmakers at the House of Representatives building in Quezon City, according to the paper.
services.inq7.net /print/print.php?article_id=9525   (1062 words)

 Ananova - Hundreds of guns seized in raids
Hundreds of firearms were seized in a dawn raid by police as part of a major operation tackling the supply of guns to criminals in London, Scotland Yard said.
The operation, codenamed Mokpo, was set up 18 months ago after a series of shootings by rival gangs in north London and culminated in Wednesday's action.
Detective Chief Superintendent Kevin Davis, from Operation Trident, said: "This operation has resulted in hundreds of guns being taken out of circulation and has potentially prevented a number of serious injuries or even deaths occurring on the streets of London.
www.ananova.com /news/story/sm_1993619.html   (274 words)

 [AK47 ‘targeted killing’ not a gun-crime]
A consequence of such logic is Operation Trident, the Metropolitan police anti-fl crime unit, which John Coles heads.
Operation Trident poses a number of problems when it comes to the investigation of crimes involving firearms.
Trident’s second problem centres on police failure to acknowledge openly the source of crack primary ingredient: cocaine.
blaqfair.co.uk /blaqfair/police/guncrm.htm   (1374 words)

 Triconex | Products | Trident (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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www.triconex.com.cob-web.org:8888 /us/eng/triconexProducts/trident   (440 words)

 Jamaica Gleaner - Ad blitz fires back at gang crime in London - Thursday | August 15, 2002
FOLLOWING ON a dramatic increase in gang-related shootings on the streets of London last month, the Metropolitan Police's Operation Trident Squad has launched a new advertising campaign which aims to encourage the public to work with police, and not let guns and drugs ruin their community.
Commander Alan Brown, head of Operation Trident, which was set up two years ago to combat fl-on-fl violence in London, said the new campaign is designed to create a hostile environment for the perpetrators of gun crime and will target six London boroughs: Brent, Hackney, Haringey, Lambeth, Newham and Southwark.
Speaking this week at a press launch in Brixton, South London, Commander Brown noted that since April 2001, Trident has expanded its operation to investigate murders as well as other shootings which include retribution and reprisals attacks, all a spin-off of the drugs war.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20020815/lead/lead7.html   (716 words)

 Jamaica Gleaner - Citizens' cooperation could aid crime-fighting - Wednesday | August 31, 2005
The officers and community advisers from Operation Trident's Independent Advisory Group (IAG) and the Metropolitan Police Authority were speaking while on a tour of Rose Town, Kingston, organised by the Kingston Restoration Company (KRC).
"Given my experience with Trident, I believe Jamaican police need to sign up to greater community cooperation," said Deputy Chief Superintendent John Coles, head of Operation Trident, which was started in 1998 to target fl-on-fl gun crime.
According to DCS Coles, 90 per cent of murders investigated by 'Trident' are solved, up from 20 per cent six years ago.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20050831/lead/lead4.html   (292 words)

 BBC NEWS | Nick Robinson's Newslog | Operation Trident
Consequently why dont we take the opportunity to use Trident as a bargaining chip - it has demonstrably no other use - don't scrap it but we have time to delay a decision as the US is seeking to extend the life of their Trident missiles in 2014.
However its important for the UK to have a Nuclear Deterrent for it to remain on the world stage, especially when China, North Korea and Devloping countries such as India, Pakistan are testing their missiles.
Trident (and Polaris) were conceived in the cold war, so that the Soviet Union would not be able to take out all our weapons with a first strike.
www.bbc.co.uk /blogs/nickrobinson/2006/06/operation_tride.html   (3084 words)

 caribbean and commonwealth news, sport, views and interviews by CaribComm
TRIDENT is launching a powerful advertising campaign today targeting 11 to 16 year olds in a bid to dissuade them from becoming the gunmen of the future.
Operation Trident is conducting the investigation into the murder of Jason GALE-BENT, and at this early stage of the investigation, officers are still trying to establish whether or not the incidents are linked.
Trident would like to add, that it could not have been achieved without the dedication support and co-operation of the Merseyside Police and the media, particularly Crimewatch and the Liverpool Daily Echo, who each played a vital part in catching Smith.
bigmag.co.uk /ccx/news/crime   (13047 words)

 The Hindu : Front Page : Huge firearms haul in London
London: In one of the biggest haul of firearms in Britain, the police seized "hundreds and hundreds" of shotguns as also automatic and semi-automatic weapons from a house on the outskirts of London in pre-dawn raids on Wednesday.
The police said the raids were not terrorism-related and were carried out as part of `Operation Trident,' which targets gun crime in the fl community linked to drug trafficking.
Detective superintendent Kevin Davis of Operation Trident said "hundreds and hundreds" of weapons were found.
www.thehindu.com /2006/09/14/stories/2006091421580100.htm   (208 words)

 MPA: Press release 23/02
Operation Trident, an intelligence-based initiative to tackle gun crime amongst London's fl communities, with a particular focus on drug-related shootings, has a well established London-wide IAG.
“The Metropolitan Police Authority is fully committed to supporting Operation Trident and welcomes the launch this evening of the Lambeth Trident Independent Advisory Group, which includes MPA representation.
Operation Trident, inaugurated in 1998, is made up of professional and dedicated officers.
www.mpa.gov.uk /news/press/2002/02-023.htm   (285 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | The force behind Operation Trident
Cressida Dick is a commander in the Specialist Crime Directorate in charge of the 300 officers of Operation Trident, the London force's unit focusing on gun crime among the city's fl communities.
As the former head of the Met's Diversity directorate she's keenly aware that while around 12.5% of London's population is fl, there are very few fl members of the Trident team.
Latest figures show gun murders among London's fl population are down by nearly a quarter on the 2003 figure while attempted murders have fallen by nearly 40%.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/3756944.stm   (657 words)

 Blacknet Information Community Newsletter (02/04/02)
Officers from Operation Trident and armed officers have been assisting Lambeth - (London) police in a number of operations in recent weeks targeting suspected gunmen or vehicles that have been associated with firearms.
The operation has been conducted on a number of evenings over the last fortnight and has involved teams of officers operating at a variety of different locations across Lambeth.
Trident posted their latest victory in the battle against gun crime on Tuesday when three people were sentenced to a total of 24 years imprisonment for a shooting in Acre Lane, Brixton.
www.blacknet.co.uk /newslet_020402   (6056 words)

Naval Headquarters and the HQ of the Western naval command were to listen in on Pakistani wireless circuits and pass the relevant intelligence to the force.
Radio silence was broken to transmit the code "Angar" which meant the successful completion of Operation Trident, which was received at MOR Bombay amidst great jubilation.
However, on the night of 9 December, the Indian frigate Khukri was torpedoed and sunk by the Pakistani Daphne class submarine Hangor during a hunter-killer operation.
www.bharat-rakshak.com /MONITOR/ISSUE4-4/harry.html   (5746 words)

 Gun raid man charged   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mick Shepherd, 55, was charged with conspiracy to sell or transfer prohibited weapons, conspiracy to sell or transfer prohibited ammunition, conspiracy to put people in fear and possession of prohibited weapons.
Shepherd, of Wentworth Drive, Dartford, Kent, was charged by officers from Operation Trident.
Operation Trident is the Metropolitan Police's operation to investigate so-called fl-on-fl gun crime.
www.itn.co.uk /news/index_2dfc069d55bddd4f1e7da1ea5a983e74.html   (190 words)

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 How Bad Is Gun Crime In The Uk? - PoliceSpecials.com Forum
There are now similar operations targeting gun crime in Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham and Leeds, but they are not directly comparable to Trident.
Detective Chief Inspector John Coles of Operation Trident recently said these successes were down to the growing willingness of communities to speak out.
But Lee Jasper, chair of the Trident advisory group, says the majority of those involved are now British born.
www.policespecials.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=4038   (946 words)

 Google Earth Community: Trident Seafoods Operation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Trident's Akutan shore plant is the largest seafood production facility in North America.
The Trident store does over 12,000 dollars of commerce per day in fishing season.
Trident owns the one automobile (an SUV) on the island.
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 Guns seized in police raids   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Hundreds of guns have been seized in one of the biggest weapons seizures in the history of the Metropolitan Police.
Officers from Scotland Yard's Operation Trident raided three addresses in Dartford, Kent, as part of an 18-month investigation into shootings in north London.
Detective Chief Superintendent Kevin Davis said: "This operation has resulted in hundreds of guns being taken out of circulation and has potentially prevented a number of serious injuries or even deaths occurring on the streets of London.
www.itn.co.uk /news/index_1e609f32b318c2d2f1e5c94231e6f8a3.html   (199 words)

 Think Secret - Source: Apple may start mail order operation
The document does not mention the mail order effort by name, instead identifying it as "Project Trident," but states that the study's objective is to analyze tax issues of a reorganization of Apple's direct sales to consumers.
While the study is believed to have been from late last year, it identifies its "next steps" as determining the cost for Apple to implement the new operation, finalizing the study's conclusions, and performing a cost/benefit analysis.
It's not known whether a mail order or catalog operation is the only component of the sales subsidiary Apple is planning, and it's similarly unclear as to whether or not Apple has firmly decided to go through with the new initiative.
www.thinksecret.com /news/trident.html   (521 words)

 BlackMag > Content > Comments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
When the Met launched Operation Trident a couple years ago, it was billed as targetting "Yardie" gangsters.
But fired by a high profile campaign Operation Trident captured mainstream media's attention and brought the issue of street crime to national prominence.
What happened next was that Operation Trident had to be refocused, if not just to save face but also to target some other urban social enemy.
www.blackmag.co.uk /content/comments.php?id=91_0_1_20_C11   (659 words)

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