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569 August 17 2017
In this week’s edition we have confirmation from the Metropolitan Police Service that the decision to remove commander and chief inspector ranks has been overturned, a survey shows 90 per cent of West Yorkshire Police officers feel they should be armed with Taser, and the National Crime Agency has asked law enforcement to learn from its experiences of tackling domestic violence to address modern slavery. There is lots more news and features including a look into the logistical benefits and ethical issues surrounding robot police officers, Professor David Weisburd explains how hot spot policing can be used legitimately, we examine whether the limit for drug-driving is too low, and how isotopes can help trace where drugs began their journey to the UK.
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568 August 10 2017
In this week’s edition we have figures that show a reduction in child arrests, research revealing those found guilty of animal cruelty offences go on to commit serious offences and the Undercover Policing Inquiry has begun naming officers who infiltrated campaign groups. We have lots more news and features including Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham advising forces on avoiding penalties as it will soon be able to fine organisations up to four per cent of their income for data breaches. We look at how information downloaded from pacemakers is achieving convictions in a number of crimes, we explore the debate on the use of robotic dolls in preventing or encouraging criminality by sex offenders, an unprecedented study reveals the sexual abuse of men by women is more widespread than first thought, and Richard Bennett explains how officers can develop neighbourhood policing through the College of Policing’s review. We also have the latest court decisions from Criminal Law Week.
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567 August 3 2017
In this week’s edition we have news that emergency calls have spiralled to record highs, chief constables have decided now is not the right time to consider routine arming of frontline officers, and the Independent Police Complaints Commission is revisiting the death of PC Ian Terry who was shot in a training exercise in 2008. There is lots more news and features including coverage of the National Memorial Arboretum in which seven officers who died in the past year were honoured, a look into smartguns which could prevent someone stealing an officer's firearm and using it, we speak with Alex Marshall ahead of his retirement on the importance of training to everyone in policing, we explore the dangers of street car races and how the service is responding with so few roads officers, and we look at how the Police ICT company is helping the service achieve its goals. We also have the latest court decisions from Criminal Law Week.
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566 July 27 2017
In this week’s edition we cover the drop in officer numbers to the lowest point since 1985, the shock departure of the favourite to be Police Scotland’s next chief constable and the growing number of deaths following police contact. Our feature articles include lessons from a pioneering project in offender rehabilitation, a look at the measures being introduced to combat the rising trend of acid attacks, and the new chair of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners highlights the vital work his organisation has performed and sets out his priorities, including securing better funding. We also examine the learning from a missing person-turned-murder investigation, and in our cover feature, we explore whether the development of ‘cashless’ transactions could lead to a decline in robberies.
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565 July 20 2017
In this week’s edition we have news that the UK’s three biggest unions have submitted a five per cent pay claim for police staff, a damning inspection report blames poor training for a “basic lack of knowledge” of disclosure of evidence laws, and the collapse because of disclosure failings of the UK’s most expensive police corruption trial has been blamed on human error. We have lots more news and features including coverage of the Police Federation of England and Wales’ 2017 bravery awards, we look into how British Transport Police incorporates evidence based policing into day-to-day activities, research from Japan shows human blood taken from mosquitos and other blood sucking insects can be used as viable evidence to link suspects to crime scenes. We also explore the challenges from illegal fishing, and as an inspection of forces’ response to modern slavery is due to be published, we look at the work being done nationally to assist forces combat the issue.
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564 July 13 2017
In this week’s edition we have news of a new police welfare service to be rolled out with £7.5 million of Police Transformation Fund money, Chief Constable Dave Thompson says the threat from terrorism is unlikely to subside and urges the Government to amend the way it funds policing and the Police Federation of England and Wales has supported use of force data collection, but says varied technology could make the process too bureaucratic. There is lots more news and features including a look into why forces are failing to recognise the seriousness of stalking, insect eggs may soon be used to estimate a corpse’s time of death, and we explore how the Art Loss Register is helping officers to identify suspicious dealing in stolen watches. We also look at how brain activity can identify criminality and Deputy Chief Constable Gareth Pritchard and Paul Lewis discuss the advancements in search and rescue in support of the emergency services.
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563 July 6 2017
In this week’s edition we have news of a review-led body tasked with investigating Police Scotland’s use of biometric data, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary has criticised police forces and the CPS for leaving stalking victims at “considerable risk” as officers are not taking the crime seriously, and Government pay advisers reveal police officers received a 7.5 per cent pay cut between 2010 and 2015. There is lots more news and features include scientists believe they had found a way to lift fingerprints from new bank notes, we explore an investigation into a fraud case in which £12 million was stolen from the NHS, Ian MacDonald assesses the discussions on emergency services collaboration amid the Grenfell fire disaster, Geoff Coliandris discusses the decline in problem-solving policing as the College of Policing unveils its ‘vulnerability project’, and Paul Kennedy urges forces to engage in soft market testing to improve their use of ICT.
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562 June 29 2017
In this week’s edition West Midlands Police Chief Constable Dave Thompson calls for “realistic investments” to improve the response to major incidents, London Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced his plans to tackle the rising tide of knife crime and a Freedom of Information request has revealed a 500 per cent rise in Islamophobic hate crime in Manchester since the terror attack in May. We have lots more news and features including a look into the characteristics found in forces that do well in HMIC inspections, Chief Constable Simon Byrne suggests a reshape to the policing model, media giants begin to address videos on their platforms providing instructions for carrying out terror attacks and we explore the global trade in fraudulent food, worth £40 billion a year. We also speak to Dr Peter Langmead-Jones about changes being considered across the service and Dr Lucy Webster explains how Scotland is providing leading DNA forensic analysis to support wildlife crime investigations.

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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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