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561 June 22 2017
In this week’s edition we have tributes to the Ministry of Defence Police Chief Constable Alf Hitchcock who has died following a short illness, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary child protection inspections reveal two forces need to pay “urgent attention” and we celebrate the police officers, staff and volunteers recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. There is lots more news and features including an exclusive interview with the UK’s longest serving chief constable Steve Finnigan who warns that the public is less safe following police funding cuts, forensic scientists tell us why some victims of the North Kensington disaster may never be identified, Europol’s annual Terrorism Situation and Trend Report calls for global law enforcement cooperation, and scientists have discovered how laser technology can collect DNA or substances deposited in a fingerprint. We also explore how fraudulent practitioners are capitalising on the growth in popularity of teeth whitening.
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560 June 15 2017
In this week’s edition we have news of the Police Federation of England and Wales demanding “proper re-investment” from the Prime Minister, a High Court has ruled that the decision to suspend former Chief Constable David Crompton was unlawful, and the National Police Chiefs’ Council has confirmed it is “working closely” with vehicle rental companies to prevent another attack. There is lots more news and features including a look into how West Midlands Police is tackling synthetic drugs, concerns are raised as digital forensics laboratories must soon comply with the same regulations as DNA labs, we examine why many sexual offence victims say they cannot face giving evidence despite technological reforms, and modern slavery research has shown how frontline officers can identify challenges to major policing issues. We also explore how concerns over fentanyl abuse are being addressed and we have the latest court decisions from Criminal Law Week.

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559 June 8 2017
In this week’s edition we have the latest on the London Bridge terror attack, including the response which includes a fierce debate on officer numbers and firearms capability and a poll by Sky News reveals almost three quarters of the public support routine arming of police officers. We also have news of research that suggests bone protein could determine a person's age in cases involving unknown remains and the latest European report on drug trends highlights the huge challenge of synthetic drugs. There are lots more news and features as we explore the effect the Psychoactive Substances Act on the availability of synthetic drugs, Detective Inspector Rory Hamilton explains the lessons learned from the murder of a two-year-old boy by his carers and we look at the forensic methods currently used to prove the circumstances behind shootings. We also have the latest court decisions from Criminal Law Week.

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558 June 2 2017
In this week’s edition we have news of the new ‘Detective Pathway’ campaign from the Metropolitan Police Service, aiming to recruit those who may not have considered a career in policing before and Humberside Police has given its temporary deputy chief constable the top role. There is lots more news and features including Mark Burns-Williamson explaining why collaboration is vital in modern slavery prosecutions, a look into a documentary on the investigation into a domestic murder, and the C2 programme in Hertfordshire which rehabilitates those caught in a circle of reoffending. We explore how ATM robbers’ methods are evolving, and Acting Sergeant Lee Johnson explains how his research will help to develop an understanding of challenges to policing. Finally, Police Professional is promoting a fundraising appeal to help a police officer’s infant son, who has an extremely rare condition that can only be treated in the US.
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557 May 25 2017
In this week’s edition, we have news of the tragic Manchester terror attack which killed 22 people and injured 64, we also have details of the policies on law and order that have made it into the manifestos, including the Conservative’s plans for a ‘national infrastructure police force’. We have lots more news and features including a look into the latest developments in body-worn video for firearms officers, Chief Constable Francis Habgood presents significant proposals for workforce reform, we explore the training and support officers with autism receive, Chief Constable Simon Byrne explains how his force has welcomed bump caps, and a new study looks at how to alleviate contamination of crime scenes. Former Patten Commission member Peter Smith reviews Sir Hugh Orde and Sir Desmond Rea’s book on the Omagh bombing and Stephen Bishop explains why forces should insist on interpreter standards set by the industry.

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556 May 18 2017
In this week’s edition we have the latest on political debate on policing ahead of the general election, the news that a man arrested in 2015 for the murder of Yvonne Fletcher 33 years ago will not face prosecution as evidence can not be used on national security reasons, and we have extensive coverage of the annual 2017 Police Federation of England and Wales conference. There is lots more news and features including a look into how voice recognition technology poses new opportunities for investigators legal restrictions prevent the UK from making use of it, Paul Kennedy explains if the police service turns digital, it must adopt cloud technology, and Deputy Chief Constable Peter Goodman assesses how cybercrime has evolved and law enforcement’s capacity has changed. We also explore how personality traits can be used to determine a reliable witness and what is being done to help officers to understand the complexities of stalking.
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555 May 11 2017
In this week’s edition we have news of MSPs voting in favour of merging British Transport Police and Police Scotland, Greater Manchester’s first elected Mayor Andy Burnham says policing will be his “number one priority”, and an investigation into one of the world’s largest child sexual abuse websites sees almost 900 arrests. We have lots more news and features include a look at how force are combatting the increase in ransomware attacks as bitcoin rises in value, research on the marks left on corpses by animal scavengers could alter how forensic scientists deal with human skeletal remains, and Police Federation chair Steve White discusses some of the topics that will be raised at the annual conference next week. We also explore how Suffolk Constabulary solved the unusual murder case of a married couple by an asylum seeker who fled the country, and Professor Richard Webber explains the different types of criminality that occur among different minority communities.
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554 May 4 2017
In this week’s edition we have the latest on the ongoing “intelligence-led operation” which has now seen ten suspects arrested under the Terrorism Act, crime figures published by the Office for National Statistics have revealed an almost 15 per cent increase in gun and knife crime, and “inexcusable” failings in the UK’s support for victims of modern slavery are damaging chances of successful prosecutions. There is lots more news and features include a look into some pioneering studies at Merseyside Police to bring evidence-based policing to the forefront, and how the hugely successful TV show Crimewatch operates and how useful it can be for officers trying to solve a case. We also look at an ongoing study which aims to discover how factors like a body’s weight and age can influence the movement of human remains in water, and how palynology – the study of pollen – can be used to solve cases. We also have the latest court decisions from Criminal Law Week.
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553 April 27 2017
In this week’s edition we have an analysis of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary’s State of Policing report which suggests policing is seen as the “first resort” for people suffering mental health crises, the London Assembly has called on Mayor Sadiq Khan to take a “visible lead” in tackling female genital mutilation and National Crime Agency research says teenagers who might never offend become cybercriminals to prove their skills on the internet. There is lots more news and features including a look into the challenges for policing from ‘driverless cars’ that are to be introduced from 2018, forces propose tactics that have been successful in dealing with dangerously ridden scrambler bikes, and we explore the growing trend of acid attacks as recent figures reveal the crime has risen sharply in the past four years.
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552 April 20 2017
In this week’s edition we have news of more than 1,300 Police Service of Northern Ireland officers who are suing their force for holiday pay following a landmark court ruling in 2014, the Crown Prosecution Service insists Theresa May’s call for a snap election will have no impact on the timing of decisions on whether to prosecute Conservative MP’s accused of breaching general election spending limits, and the use of Taser has increased by nine per cent, which has been attributed to an uplift in trained officers nationwide. There is lots more news and features include a look at the growing number of prolific offenders making off after dining out and we explore just how much evidence can be recovered from hair left at a crime scene.
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