Stephen Lawrence murder investigation to become 'inactive' after all lines of enquiry completed

The status of the investigation into the murder of...

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Woefully lenient’ sentences to blame for increase in officer assaults

“Woefully lenient” court sentences are being b...

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Assistant commissioner announces retirement

Having delayed his retirement earlier this year to...

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Government asked to consider ‘virtual trial’ for Harry Dunn’s alleged killer

The Government has been asked to consider a “vir...

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EE steps up ESN coverage in remote areas

EE has completed its 500th new site for the Emerge...

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Officers ‘sick of being punchbags’ says PFNI

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Ian Robert Readhead OBE QPM LL.B

18th February 1955 – 17th June 2020 Tributes have been paid following the death earlier this year of retired Hampshire Constabulary Deputy Chief Constable Ian Readhead at the age...

Aug 4, 2020 @ 13:43
Research & Policy

Innovation and learning

Aug 5, 2020 @ 11:00

This issue, the Research Inspector looks at the work of the College of Policing, and its national innovation manager Rob...


From blue to green

Aug 5, 2020 @ 10:35

The Government’s stated intention is for the UK to be net [carbon]-zero by 2050 or sooner. Achieving and sustaining th...


Signs of trouble

Aug 5, 2020 @ 09:07

Overall levels of youth crime may be declining, but with evidence suggesting that limiting contact with the criminal jus...


Diversionary tactics

Aug 4, 2020 @ 09:17

Ellie Covell says there is an important role for out of court disposals and diversion schemes in delivering a ‘swift a...


There’s a riot going on…

Aug 3, 2020 @ 12:01

We can only work out what might happen next by looking at what has happened, and at what is happening now, as Ian MacDon...


Sustainable planning

Aug 2, 2020 @ 14:52

Devon and Cornwall Police recently completed a major project to create a state-of-the-art custody suite and operations c...


The forgotten provision

Aug 2, 2020 @ 12:34

Ian Whitehurst says the powers under Part 6 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 should be more widely used to fight organi...


Westlaw criminal cases update

Aug 2, 2020 @ 12:18

Westlaw provides coverage of case decisions, including those from the High Court, Courts of Appeal and the Supreme Court...


What is a public health approach to violence?

Aug 1, 2020 @ 15:32

When the Home Office provided funding to 18 areas of the UK to establish Violence Reduction Units, it specified the requ...


Predictive policing

Aug 1, 2020 @ 14:36

A newly published review of policing looks not only at how well the service has coped with recent threats but also at wh...


Hidden in plain sight

Aug 1, 2020 @ 14:26

Gangs have been using the Covid-19 lockdown as cover for a ‘recruitment drive’ among vulnerable young people through...


Day of reckoning?

Aug 1, 2020 @ 14:21

Simon Harding examines how gangs adapted to coronavirus – and why we may see a surge in violence as lockdown lifts.

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