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548 March 23 2017
In this week’s edition we have news about welcome changes to legislation that will allow officers to pursue offenders for a new offence of grooming online, a police and crime commissioner launches a parliamentary campaign to address a “travesty” that means pensions of two officers killed on duty are treated differently, and London’s Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime has commissioned a HMIC inspection into failures to properly investigate electoral fraud. We have lots more news and features including a view from the Strategic Command Course graduation, Professor Rob Briner explains how using evidence-based management could help chief officers make unbiased and informed decisions, senior figures in homicide investigation discuss a number of case studies to highlight the importance of critical decisions following the death of a child and our cover feature looks at the prominence of Eastern European organised gangs in jewellery raids, and what is being done to combat them.
Chain of crime
As the culmination of a major investigation sees a group of Romanian criminals jailed for a series of jewellery robberies across the country, Police Professional examines the prominence of Eastern European organised gangs and the steps being taken across Europe to combat them.
When a child dies
Senior figures in homicide investigation discuss the importance of critical decisions following the death of a child, especially considering the intense scrutiny and likely case reviews.
Professor Rob Briner puts the case for greater use of evidence in managing organisations, preventing a culture of fad-following and ensuring those in power are challenged.
Ready for anything
As graduates of ‘one of the best’ courses policing has to offer pursue aspirations to become the next senior leaders of the service, Police Professional reports on their preparation for the many challenges ahead.