Boost enforcement and slash drink-drive limit to cut deaths, ministers told

Drink-drive limits should be cut in England and Wa...

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Man charged in first ever 'sex for rent' case

In what is believed to be the first case of its ki...

4 hours ago

PCC calls for smart motorways to be scrapped

The police and crime commissioner of South Yorkshi...

1 day ago

Tributes paid to GMP officer who died after testing positive for Covid-19

Colleagues have been paying tribute to a serving G...

Jan 23, 2021 @ 10:45

‘Lack of clarity’ on police powers under Domestic Abuse Bill, warns Justice Committee

The Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee has ...

Jan 22, 2021 @ 15:09

NPCC welcomes tougher fines in crackdown on illegal gatherings

The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) has w...

Jan 22, 2021 @ 13:59

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Executive viewpoint

Local difficulties for lockdown policing

With news headlines full of examples of the confusion caused by the latest lockdown rules and their enforcement by police forces across the UK, Tony Blockley, Head of Policing at the University of Der...

Jan 15, 2021 @ 13:20

A new mindset

1 hour ago

Ian MacDonald examines how police leadership styles have changed over the years, with the so-called ‘masculine’ trai...


Crime and Covid-19: The changing criminal landscap...

2 hours ago

Police Professional examines how the coronavirus lockdown impacted crime and security.


Evidence for change

2 hours ago

Dr Johann Grundlingh argues that medical evidence reporting needs to be reformed to avoid unnecessary delays in charging...


Changing script for ‘The Bill’

2 hours ago

Researchers have analysed major changes in the police service over the past ten years to see how modern-day law enforcem...

Research & Policy

How has the Covid-19 pandemic altered offender beh...

3 hours ago

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the “readiness of serious criminals to adapt to changing circumstances”, with ...


Westlaw criminal cases update

5 hours ago

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

Research & Policy

New national competition for police innovation

Jan 21, 2021 @ 14:23

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

Staff Officer Stitchley


Jan 6, 2021 @ 13:39

Irreverent jottings from Staff Officer Stitchley


Policing post-Brexit: Tougher powers to keep UK sa...

Jan 4, 2021 @ 13:40

The post-Brexit security agreement reached between the Government and the EU has been broadly welcomed by law enforcemen...


Serving from the top

Dec 22, 2020 @ 12:57

The coronavirus pandemic has proved that British policing can cope with the most extreme of crises, but the next generat...


Are good officers good people?

Dec 22, 2020 @ 12:48

Mike Hough argues that good policing involves striking the best possible moral balance between coercive and consensual p...

Research & Policy

There is no ‘I’ in teams

Dec 22, 2020 @ 12:41

This issue, the Research Inspector examines the ‘enabling approach’ to the culture of leadership.

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