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In this week’s edition we have all the latest news including details of the appointments to both Home Office and Ministry of Justice ministerial teams, which see formal rivals come together to address reoffending and improve security.
Elsewhere, totally inadequate supervision and enforcement mean London has become a safe haven for money launderers, MPs have said, and in her first speech as Home Secretary Amber Rudd has reassured the public about security measures at major UK events.
Lots more news plus features include a look at how old methods could provide more accurate reoffending predictions for mid-level offenders and Dr Loretta Trickett discusses the expansion of hate crime reporting to include misogynistic behaviour. Also this week, we examine the changing nature of Home-grown terrorist and how organised criminals are exploiting the retrieval of historical maritime artefacts.
It may appear that retrieving artefacts hundreds of years old from the bottom of the sea is a legitimate form of earning, but one recent investigation showed how much money can be gained by organised criminals with tragic consequences.
Ahead on hate
Dr Loretta Trickett discusses the expansion of hate crime reporting to misogynistic behaviour in the context of increased reporting following the EU referendum vote and the quality of training given to frontline officers.
Checking the future
Dr Geoffrey Barnes explains how five years of data and old-fashioned decision trees could provide a more accurate prediction of reoffending and explains how they are assisting Durham Constabulary divert medium-risk offenders.
Delinquents to mujahideen
The latest atrocities to hit Europe demonstrate the changing nature of home-grown terrorists – typically involved in petty crime and gangs until they take up the cause.