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603 April 25 2018
In this week’s edition we have news that the misconduct hearing against Chief Constable Simon Byrne could result in the officer seeking a judicial review, an assessment of image retention has deemed it too difficult to delete custody images held by forces and Essex Police secures its highest value drug seizure. There is lots more news and features including including interviews with Chief Constable Jon Boutcher and National Black Police Association chair Tola Munro on the 25th anniversary of the murder of Stephen Lawrence and the UK’s first and only black chief constable Michael Fuller discusses the lack of representation that reflects an unfairness throughout the criminal justice system. We explore alternative approaches to reducing harm at music festivals, Andy Higgins discusses the Police Foundation research into changing landscape of neighbourhood policing and we investigate how smartphone camera technology is giving forensic scientists more detail than ever before.
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602 April 19 2018
In this week’s edition we have news that the average number of rest days owed per officer is more than 12 and two chief constables have announced their retirement. There is lots more news and features including a look into how criminals are turning to gaming to launder illicit funds, Tink Palmer explains how the Marie Collins Foundation is helping officers to rescue victims of grooming, Ian Blackhurst calls for all officers to have access to biometrics, a study of changes to an area in Michigan shows not recognising residents as victims has led to a dramatic fall in crime, we explore the main hurdles facing the Metropolitan Police Service as it struggles to implement an in-house model of healthcare in custody and detectives explain the innovative use of legislation being used to fight against human exploitation as part of drug trafficking. In our cover feature the Research Inspector explores how the sex trade is being facilitated online.
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601 April 12 2018
This week’s news includes why the new £40 million Serious Violence Strategy contains nothing new, chief constables say there has been a chill effect making officers frightened to use stop and search powers, a report from the NCA and the NCSC reveals the scale of attacks on UK businesses. There is lots more news and features include: a look at research attempting to identify potential candidates for detective posts who have the best reasoning skills; we examine how drug testing through fingerprint traces is getting closer; Steve White discusses how forces can change culture; we reflect on the scaling up of Project Servator as ‘hundreds of officers’ are dedicated to the counter terror tactic and deployed seven days a week in London; we explore the challenges for those investigating horrific child abuse crimes; we examine why law enforcement needs to target dealers of hacking tools; and we have the latest court decisions from Westlaw/Criminal Law Week.
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600 April 5 2018
In this week’s edition we have news of HMICFRS calling for a “complete overhaul” of the disclosure process, two forces have rolled out spit guards with Leicestershire Police developing its own bespoke half-face versions, a force has deployed its first PCSO to be sponsored and a 20-year global study shows the economic impact of drugs, and is expected to call for legalisation. There is lots more news and features include a look into video game technology designed to provide first response witness training for new police recruits, Dr Kath Murray questions whether the price to be paid for the British Transport Police merger is worth the journey ahead, Geoff Coliandris explains why officers must be 'professionally curious' and look beyond the barriers to identify victims and the Research Inspector examines how talking to children can provide a better assessment of risk in domestic abuse cases. We also have the latest court decisions from Westlaw/Criminal Law Week.
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599 March 29 2018
This week we report the findings of the PEEL inspection by HMICFRS that revealed not one force was graded ‘inadequate’ but warns demand is leaving vulnerable people at risk, an Interpol investigation leads to the arrest of a cyber criminal responsible for stealing more than €1 billion and an independent review into the Manchester Arena attack has praised the “overwhelmingly positive” emergency service response. There is lots more news and features include a reflection on this year’s Strategic Command Course, Professor Colin Rogers looks at the role of the public in policing as the number of neighbourhood officers is reduced, Kenny MacAskill assesses the British Transport Police merger, how professional standards leaders will treat minor breaches as performance issues to prevent lengthy investigations and research suggests reducing pollution could reduce crime. Our cover feature looks at the progress made on the National Uniform Management Service.
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598 March 22 2018
In this week’s edition there is news that the Undercover Policing Inquiry has released a Tradecraft Manual for the Special Demonstration Squad by former Cambridgeshire deputy police and crime commissioner Andrew Coles. We also have details of a man who was left in a critical condition after being shot by six armed officers and the Parsons Green bomber has been found guilty of attempted murder. There is lots more news and features include a review of new training showing the power of specific behaviours in conducting terror interviews, a we look back at the impact of last year’s terror attacks including the Westminster atrocity that took the life of PC Keith Palmer, while Sir Hugh Orde appeals for the policing family to show gratitude to those who make the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. A study also shows incentives to plead guilty could be criminalising innocent young people and in our cover story we analyse the views emerging from varied policing approaches to shoplifting.
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597 March 15 2018
In this week’s edition we have the latest on the poisoning of a former Russian intelligence agent, which left an officer in critical condition, the PFEW has launched a campaign highlighting the crisis of detective policing and West Mercia Police responds to allegations of “extremely serious and shocking” child sexual abuse in Telford. There is lots more news and features include how Forensic Architecture can generate new evidence in particular crimes, a look into how footwear impressions led to the recovery of equipment stolen from builders, we explore the benefits Hertfordshire Constabulary has seen since integrating special constables into everyday operational policing, Professor Mark Bellis explains how agencies can improve young people’s resilience to traumatic incidents and researchers reveal how officers can spot those at risk of online exploitation. We also have the latest court decisions from Westlaw Criminal Law Week.
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596 March 8 2018
In this week’s edition we have news of £14 million being pledged to crack down on organised crime groups operating in prisons, a report has revealed the Scottish Police Authority must refresh itself to improve efficiency and effectiveness and former Policing Minister Mike Penning says officers are less likely to stop and search due to fears of being accused of racism. There is lots more news and features including a look into whether there are connections between gaming and violence, Giles Herdale examines the so-called scandal into digital evidence disclosure and how to improve the processes, we explore the rising tide of ‘swatting’ and the consequences for both victims and perpetrators, and the Research Inspector speaks to Assistant Professor Kerry Clamp about the development of community-based restorative practices. We also have the latest court decisions from Criminal Law Week.
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595 March 1 2018
In this week’s edition we have news of the MPS admitting it does not understand the reasons behind an almost 20 per cent increase in rape offences, Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley reveals four extreme right-wing terror plots have been foiled in the last year and five further ex-officers could face criminal charges relating to the Hillsborough disaster. There is lots more news and features include a look at how the National Enabling Programmes is helping two forces to spend less time in their email inbox, Chris Sims explains the development of his national programme to reform specialist areas of policing, Andrew Steel considers the implications of human rights laws placing a duty on forces to conduct investigations, researchers discuss the results of a study into officers’ ability to use restorative justice practices, Peter McAndie explains why officers do not need to be team players and we explore the new ways in which a weapon can be matched with a crime scene.
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594 February 22 2018
In this week’s edition we have news of the NCA has appealed for more information after more than 1,500 victims came forward as part of Operation Stovewood and Chief Constable Simon Bailey explores the lessons learnt in the Barry Bennell case. There is lots more news and features include a look into software that allows offenders to add faces to videos and find new ways to commit crimes, Joy Buolamwini discusses racial bias within facial recognition software, Chief Executive of the College of Policing Mike Cunningham discusses the challenges the professional body has to be relevant to the daily lives of practitioners, Andrew Steel explains the Supreme Court’s decision in Robinson vs Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police, the discovery that certain body parts die at different stages and could help verify time of death and Detective Inspector Mike Newman explains how a randomised control trial was vital to successful reforms in detective recruitment, training and retention.
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