The man leading the security operation surrounding the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Monday has said it will be the “largest single policing event” the Metropolitan Police has ever conducted.
Deputy Assistant Commissioner Stuart Cundy told a press briefing on Friday that 2,000 police officers from outside London would be in the capital to support the Met and he said: “It will be the largest single policing event the Met has ever conducted. Larger than the 2012 Olympics and the Platinum Jubilee weekend.”
Dozens of world leaders, including U.S. President Joe Biden and France’s President Emmanuel Macron, will be joining Britain’s new Prime Minister, Liz Truss, at the state funeral for the monarch who ruled over Britain for more than 70 years….
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