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The quick and the dead

Excessive speed is responsible for close to half of all fatal road accidents, and often those who drive recklessly are involved in other forms of criminality. Yet despite its importance, the resources...

Sep 28, 2020 @ 14:22

Dealing with mental health during the coronavirus ...

Oct 13, 2020 @ 11:55

Chief Inspector Steve Baker reflects on what policing has learnt about dealing with mental health during Covid-19.


Flawed judgment?

Sep 29, 2020 @ 08:55

Although black people, particularly young black men, are killed by US police in disproportion to their numbers in the po...

Executive viewpoint

Early intervention in the County Lines battle 

Sep 29, 2020 @ 08:38

The issue of eliminating County Lines drug operations has been perplexing police and local authority service partnership...

Industry spotlight

Data quality improvement

Sep 28, 2020 @ 16:00

Start small, think big


Terror tactics

Sep 28, 2020 @ 15:41

The restrictions introduced during the coronavirus lockdown may have forced those seeking to carry out terror attacks to...


‘Perfect storm’ for extremists

Sep 28, 2020 @ 15:32

Complex, hard to define and growing in scale – Callum Tipple says extremism poses three significant challenges to poli...

Research & Policy

Opportunities in research

Sep 28, 2020 @ 15:24

This issue, the Research Inspector charts some of the highlights in the history of policing research to see just how far...


Victim-centric investigations

Sep 28, 2020 @ 15:20

Tristan Oliver explains how technology has transformed the work of child sexual abuse investigative teams.


Virtual test for justice

Sep 28, 2020 @ 15:14

Sarah Lloyd examines what one project found about the issues surrounding fairness and technology in remote jury trials h...


A question of trust

Sep 28, 2020 @ 14:48

A recent poll conducted by YouGov for BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, found more than half of UK adults did not tru...


Maximising potential for successful intervention

Sep 28, 2020 @ 14:43

Dr Sean Creaney and Dr Jo Deakin explain why young people need to get a say in their rehabilitation from knife crime rat...


Spotting the risks

Sep 28, 2020 @ 14:33

Adrian Timberlake explains how new technologies and the use of data could help police prevent and reduce knife crime.

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