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Essex Police failed victim, inquest rules
Essex Police failed in almost every part of an investigation which led to the murder of a woman, including failure of frontline officers to perform basic policing duties and arrest a perpetrator on numerous occasions, an inquest has ruled.
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DPP: ‘Current use of bail appropriate’
The Director of Public Prosecutions has defended the use of police bail and re-bails before any charge is brought saying it is important for investigators to gather enough evidence for a realistic conviction.
Chief constable could face disciplinary measures
The police and crime commissioner (PCC) for Avon and Somerset is to decide whether disciplinary action will be taken against the force’s chief constable Nick Gargan in relation to allegations of breaches of the Data Protection Act and inappropriate advances to female colleagues.
Weapons find demonstrates risk to PSNI
Explosives and other weapons found in County Fermanagh in Northern Ireland demonstrate the extent of the threat posed by dissident republicans to the police, according to the Police Federation for Northern Ireland (PFNI).