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PCCs respond to HASC report
Police and crime commissioners (PCC) have defended their positions after a report by the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC) heavily criticised the cost of offices.
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Failings in the system led to Maria Stubbings death
An Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) inquiry found that Essex Police missed a large number of opportunities to proactively safeguard Maria Stubbings and her son, and failed to monitor the escalating risk or to detain Marc Chivers before her murder at his hands in December 2008.
DNA retained from thousands of children
The DNA of 120,000 children has been collected and stored by the police forces in England and Wales in the past two years, according to figures obtained through a freedom of information request by the Howard League for Penal Reform.