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The roads to Scotland will be busy today.
After Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland published a report into call handling at Police Scotland contact centres following the M9 tragedy, the pressure has been on the national force over the way it manages calls for assistance.
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534, December 1 2016
In this week’s edition news includes a damning report into the Metropolitan Police Service’s child protection, details of a significant increase in referrals of right wing extremists and we have the latest on the prolific reporting of child abuse in football clubs. There is lots more news and features include a look into the benefits of employing people on the autistic spectrum in policing, an examination of the effectiveness of 'regulatory justice' and our main feature provides guidance to forces on how the National Automatic Number Plate Recognition Service will provide much more valuable intelligence. We also feature a trial by Dutch police who are using augmented reality to provide remote supervision and expert assistance.
The future of ANPR
After its delayed introduction, the National Automatic Number Plate Recognition Service is set to rival the largest image sharing websites in its storage capacity on the cloud and produce valuable intelligence wherever you are in the country.
Criminal processes are seen as pretty ineffective in addressing occupational fraud. Professor Mark Button details research that examines whether professional punishments have a greater impact and provide swifter justice.
The amount of people who are on the wide autistic spectrum is surprising, and comprises many well-known names to policing. Police Professional looks at the first steps being taken by the service to use their skills to the public’s advantage.