View the latest edition online

In this week’s edition we have news that the UK’s three biggest unions have submitted a five per cent pay claim for police staff, a damning inspection report blames poor training for a “basic lack of knowledge” of disclosure of evidence laws, and the collapse because of disclosure failings of the UK’s most expensive police corruption trial has been blamed on human error. We have lots more news and features including coverage of the Police Federation of England and Wales’ 2017 bravery awards, we look into how British Transport Police incorporates evidence based policing into day-to-day activities, research from Japan shows human blood taken from mosquitos and other blood sucking insects can be used as viable evidence to link suspects to crime scenes. We also explore the challenges from illegal fishing, and as an inspection of forces’ response to modern slavery is due to be published, we look at the work being done nationally to assist forces combat the issue.

Jul 19, 2017

In this week’s edition we have news that the UK’s three biggest unions have submitted a five per cent pay claim for police staff, a damning inspection report blames poor training for a “basic lack of knowledge” of disclosure of evidence laws, and the collapse because of disclosure failings of the UK’s most expensive police corruption trial – costing £30 million – has been blamed on human error. We have lots more news and features including: The selfless select This year’s Police Federation of England and Wales bravery awards follow 12 months of heroism that has led to greater recognition of the dangers officers face every day. Responding to the call As forces prepare for critical assessments of how they investigate modern slavery, officers and staff are rapidly building the service’s capability in this area following a call to arms by the Prime Minister. Police Professional visited the Modern Slavery Police Transformation Unit to find out more. Platform for EBP British Transport Police has led the way in incorporating evidence based policing into day-to-day activities. Dr Barak Ariel told a recent University of Cambridge conference how the force was overcoming barriers to implementation. Netting offenders The environmental impact of illegal fishing can be immense particularly when conducted on an industrial scale. Police Professional reports on the challenges facing those charged with protecting the UK’s rivers from criminals. Digesting the evidence Investigators could find valuable biometrics when blood-sucking insects are present at a crime scene, according to recent research by Nagoya University. To view the edition click here

Related News

Copyright © 2021 Police Professional