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Memorial service held for Bob Jones
A memorial service is taking place in Wolverhampton today (July 23) to celebrate the life of Bob Jones, the former police and crime commissioner (PCC) for the West Midlands who died earlier this month.
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Two more former NOTW journalists prosecuted
A former advisor to the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has received a court summons, relating to phone hacking activity while working at the News of the World (NOTW), the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has confirmed
Officer to be charged with Azelle Rodney murder
In 2013, an inquiry into Mr Rodney’s death found that there was “no lawful justification” for the MPS officer, known only as E7, to have shot Mr Rodney six times when the car he was travelling in was stopped by armed police.
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In the news this week, £50 million innovation fund winners announced, a number of developments in collaborations including a joint venture to run estates over four counties and numerous public sectors. There is an interesting comparison between roads policing north of the border where enforcement and performance are up but officers have to drive over 100 miles to attend an accident in England. The main features include: a PCC gives his views on the latest announcements regarding electronic tagging; research shows how the new offence of causing death by disqualified driving may be obsolete; how one force has reduced the number of youths entering the criminal justice system by over 90 per cent; and our main feature examines developments in forced marriage, honour-based violence and female genital mutilation. We also have insights from Uruguay where police in Montevideo are introducing a community-focused approach.