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In this week’s edition the latest news includes statistics showing the true scale of cybercrime and fraud for the first time, adding 5.8 million crimes to the 6.3 million traditional’ offences in the last year. Home Office figures have also shown a further drop in police workforce numbers and reveal dramatic increases in long term officer sickness.
Lots more news, plus features include: Chief Constable Andy
Cooke explains why continued reforms are necessary to ensure the
force is fit for duty, we examine how analysis of five years of local data is providing greater understanding of the characteristics and behaviour of sex offenders and Tom Wainwright explains how organised crime groups learn from the operating models of big business.
Also included: We look at the latest trends in terror attacks across Europe and examine how a murder and rape case from 1982 has shown how important it is to future proof current investigations.
Capitalising on crime
Everything drug cartels and other large organised crime groups do to survive and prosper, they’ve learned from big business, says Tom Wainwright, Britain editor of The Economist and author of Narconomics, a new book about the economics of global organised crime.
Change at the helm
As he takes up the reins at Merseyside Police, Chief Constable Andy Cooke explains why continued reforms are necessary to ensure the force is fit for duty.
Lessons from the past
A case from 1982 has shown how important it is to future proof current investigations and ensure decisions taken today can help secure convictions many years from now.
Analysis of five years of local data is providing surprising new information and a greater understanding of the characteristics and behaviour of sex offenders.