Police issuing thousands of fines for breaking ‘unclear and ambiguous’ lockdown rules

Thousands of people are being hit with fines for b...

4 hours ago

£120m drugs seizure by NCA

Class A drugs with a street value of £120 million...

Sep 18, 2020 @ 14:24

230 arrested in nine-force operation targeting criminals using road networks

More than 200 arrests have been during a three-day...

Sep 18, 2020 @ 11:27

MPS stop and search training exercise wins prestigious award

An innovative, interactive, video-based exercise d...

Sep 17, 2020 @ 13:26

Joint UK-Portugal operation sees British ringleader of drug gang jailed

Two British nationals are among 13 people to have ...

Sep 17, 2020 @ 12:50

Lack of effective leadership training identified at Police Scotland

A new report has highlighted the need for “renew...

Sep 17, 2020 @ 12:33

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Optimising the options

The ability to make effective decisions, often under intense pressure and scrutiny, is an essential requirement for success in policing. Consultant Tom Gash looks at the role decision science can play...

Sep 2, 2020 @ 12:33

Cannabis farms are a modern slavery 'blind spot' f...

Sep 15, 2020 @ 12:09

Migrants arrested for tending plants in the flats, houses and attics where cannabis is grown in bulk are often victims o...


Police legitimacy: how it can be regained once los...

Sep 7, 2020 @ 09:52

Trust, accountability and communication are key says Colin Robers, Professor of Policing and Security at the University ...


Is there a future for automatic facial recognition...

Sep 3, 2020 @ 15:22

The recent Court of Appeal judgment around the use of automated facial recognition technology highlights the difficultie...

Research & Policy

New national competition for police innovation

Sep 3, 2020 @ 14:23

Do you have a good idea to improve policing? Do you have personnel or students who have innovative insights? Get your id...


Critical conversations

Sep 2, 2020 @ 13:13

The coronavirus pandemic may have forced this year’s Excellence in Policing conference to take place in an online only...

Executive viewpoint

Community engagement and wellbeing at work

Sep 2, 2020 @ 13:09

Like other first responders, police workers are often exposed to traumatic events that have dire consequences on their m...

Research & Policy

Mind how you go

Sep 2, 2020 @ 12:55

This issue, the Research Inspector looks at the research behind the concept of wellbeing and the progress being made in ...


Stop and scrutinise

Sep 2, 2020 @ 11:38

Nina Champion explains why she believes every police force needs a community scrutiny panel.


Facing up to regulation

Sep 2, 2020 @ 11:29

The appeal of R (Bridges) v Chief Constable of South Wales shows that, when it comes to facial recognition technology, t...


Defending defunding

Sep 2, 2020 @ 10:45

Dismissing calls to defund the police as ‘nonsense’ means missing the finer points of a wider argument that is not e...


Why the stakes have never been higher

Sep 2, 2020 @ 10:07

The results of the Spending Review for 2020-23 are to be announced in the autumn. For policing and justice, the outcome ...


Recognising bias

Sep 2, 2020 @ 09:55

Adrian Timberlake explains how facial recognition could help to reduce bias and protect innocent members of the public, ...

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