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<b><i>Cover: PSNI officers <br>at the Linfield v Celtic game</b></i> Champions League match leaves football club with hefty bill
A "powder keg" sporting event compelled a force to place a "policing footprint" across Belfast and has left a football club facing part of a bill of almost £100,000.
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<b><i>Convicted: Glasgow High Court</b></i> Man who raped woman 900 times in six years faces lifetime detention
A serial rapist is facing a "life-long restriction" after a 21-year reign of terror was brought to an end in the biggest policing operation by Scotland's domestic abuse task forces (DATFs).
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<b><i>John Campion: 'My focus throughout<br>this process has been on building<br>a safer West Mercia and<br>delivering the best services<br>for our communities' Public backs PCC’s single governance plans for fire service
West Mercia police and crime commissioner (PCC) John Campion’s plans to take over the governance of his fire and rescue service have been backed by the public.
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<b><i>Arfon Jones: We need to take<br>control of youth justice</b></i> Commission should devolve youth justice to Wales, says PCC
Wales needs to take control of its own youth justice services during a wide-ranging review of policing and the justice system, a police and crime commissioner (PCC) believes.
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<b><i>Chris Bryant: 'We have to protect<br>the protectors' PFEW launches Protect the Protectors petition
The Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) has launched an online petition asking for greater protection for those who work for the emergency services.
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<B><I>Eleanor Schooling: 'The best<br>teams are able to see the<br>bigger picture'</b></i> Forces missing the bigger picture of domestic abuse
Inspectors are calling for a “sea change” in how agencies respond to domestic abuse after finding too little is being done to prevent it in the first place.
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£4.1 million awarded to help break stalking’s ‘cycle of obsession’
Officers will help improve the national understanding of what drives stalkers through a first-of-its kind research study.
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574 September 21 2017
In this week’s edition news includes a warning from senior leaders at Avon and Somerset Constabulary of “extremely serious consequences” from budget cuts, the Independent Police Complaints Commission has asked forces to address national inconsistencies in complaints-handling, and the latest on the investigation into the Parsons Green terror attack. There is lots more news and features including a look at the possible outcomes after a conviction for burglary, a visual analytics system set to revolutionise crime analysis is being trialled in the UK and Europe, and forensic scientists have developed a method of recreating arterial spray to improve blood pattern analysis techniques. Dr Ian Hesketh and Dr Noreen Tehrani explore trauma faced by specialists and discuss psychological risk management methods and our cover feature looks at developments in police custody as leaders aim to transform its image as a punishment posting to one of the most professionalised areas of activity.
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<b><I>Insepctor Michael Brown (left) and<br>Chief Constable Nick Ephgrave Professionalising detention
The responsibilities of custody officers are often immense and hazardous, which is why a recent conference sought to make police cells a safer place for all.
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Punishing burglary
Police Professional’s series explaining the world of sentencing continues as we explore the range of outcomes after conviction from differing scenarios.
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