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G4S chief predicts mass police privatisation

G4S chief predicts mass police privatisation | Policing news | Scoop.it
Private companies will be running large parts of the police service within five years, according to security firm head
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The Dummy's Guide To Privatisation/Outsourcing

The Dummy's Guide To Privatisation/Outsourcing | Policing news | Scoop.it
Personally I quite like the Dummy's Guides, I find them quite useful and am not offended by the title at all. So, here goes, the Dummy's Guide to Privatisation.  I am indebted to Stella for gi...
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This policing innovation helped fight crime. But it also led to more corruption.

It's a big success, but it's also caused problems.
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Hundreds attend remembrance service for police officers killed on duty

Hundreds attend remembrance service for police officers killed on duty | Policing news | Scoop.it
Roll of honour of those killed in last 12 months is read out at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire
Hundreds have gathered to remember police officers who have fallen in the line of duty.
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Alice Gross murder: Parents left 'concerned, bewildered and angry' after coroner leaves file on train

Alice Gross murder: Parents left 'concerned, bewildered and angry' after coroner leaves file on train | Policing news | Scoop.it
The parents of murdered schoolgirl Alice Gross have said they are "concerned, bewildered and angry" after the coroner investigating her death left a police file on a train.
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Secret plans to deploy soldiers on UK streets in the aftermath of a terror attack are 'shocking' and 'provocative', says peer

Secret plans to deploy soldiers on UK streets in the aftermath of a terror attack are 'shocking' and 'provocative', says peer | Policing news | Scoop.it
Secret police plans to deploy more than 5,000 armed soldiers on British streets in the wake of a UK terror attack have been questioned by a prominent peer as a “provocative” act that could potentially endanger the public.
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Paul Massey killing: Fears of gang violence after 'Salford's Mr Big' shot dead

Paul Massey killing: Fears of gang violence after 'Salford's Mr Big' shot dead | Policing news | Scoop.it
A man known as “Salford’s Mr Big” over his alleged involvement in organised crime has been shot dead.
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De-escalation Techniques

De-escalation Techniques | Policing news | Scoop.it
Have you heard this phrase before? A concept quite often referred to in mental health care – it refers to an approach by mental health nurses to diffuse situations of potential violence and resolve them without the professionals resorting to the...
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PCC's son found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving after taking cocaine - Police Professional

PCC's son found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving after taking cocaine - Police Professional | Policing news | Scoop.it
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Thieves toast successful theft of wine worth almost £1.5m with champagne inside warehouse

Thieves toast successful theft of wine worth almost £1.5m with champagne inside warehouse | Policing news | Scoop.it
Thieves stole almost £1.5 million worth of vintage wine in a daring heist on a warehouse that supplies the Queen, before opening champagne inside the building to toast their success.
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Police investigate alleged child sex abuse by senior Labour MP

Police investigate alleged child sex abuse by senior Labour MP | Policing news | Scoop.it
Claims by a Conservative MP who requested anonymity include that the Labour MP had abused children over period of 10 years
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Police are forced to give up investigating burglaries to hunt paedos

Police are forced to give up investigating burglaries to hunt paedos | Policing news | Scoop.it
Norfolk Chief Constable Simon Bailey said police forces were scaling back probes into traditional crimes in an effort to hunt down paedophiles as a result of an 80 per cent increase in allegations.
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Teen dies 'after inhaling laughing gas' at Bexley party

Teen dies 'after inhaling laughing gas' at Bexley party | Policing news | Scoop.it
Metropolitan Police say 18-year-old who collapsed in street believed to have ingested nitrous dioxide - also known as laughing gas and 'hippie crack'
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http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/merseyside-police-submit-plans-new-9727554

Merseyside Police submit plans for new Matrix Serious and Organised Crime Unit command centre http://t.co/IQXCw7oNMU
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Western Daily Press published New deputy chief constable for Avon and Somerset police as former... | Somerset Local News:Updated Every Minute of Everyday

Western Daily Press published New deputy chief constable for Avon and Somerset police as former... | Somerset Local News:Updated Every Minute of Everyday | Policing news | Scoop.it
Avon and Somerset Police has a new Deputy Chief Constable, and the man who has led the Force while its Chief Constable was under suspension is to retire.Temporary Deputy Chief Constable Gareth Morgan has been appointed to the role of DCC.His...
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Scotland Yard shut down undercover police unit because it broke rules

Scotland Yard shut down undercover police unit because it broke rules | Policing news | Scoop.it
A secret review found that the Special Demonstration Squad ignored ethical issues and gathered information that had no crime-fighting value A secret Scotland Yard review of an undercover unit at the heart of the controversy over long-term...
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Lord Sewel could be first peer expelled under new rules after 'snorting cocaine with prostitutes'

Lord Sewel could be first peer expelled under new rules after 'snorting cocaine with prostitutes' | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police called in by House of Lords as Deputy Speaker resigns amid claims he took Class A drug at sex party with £200-a-night prostitutes
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Scotland Yard accused of covering up London Underground serial killer 'who slayed 18'

Scotland Yard accused of covering up London Underground serial killer 'who slayed 18' | Policing news | Scoop.it
A former detective has said that Scotland Yard covered up claims by a killer that he had pushed 18 people to their deaths on the Tube in the 1970s
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Breach of the Peace

Breach of the Peace | Policing news | Scoop.it
It was in the Justice of the Peace Act 1361 that the foundations were laid for the common law complaint of a Breach of the Peace.
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Rail staffing cuts blamed for 'shocking' increase in passengers being attacked on Britain's trains

Rail staffing cuts blamed for 'shocking' increase in passengers being attacked on Britain's trains | Policing news | Scoop.it
It’s a crime wave that has shocked safety campaigners and spurred British Transport Police (BTP) to start a major trial of body cameras, as the number of passengers attacked on Britain’s trains hits its highest figure in a decade.
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Sheku Bayoh ‘may have asphyxiated after being held down by police’

Sheku Bayoh ‘may have asphyxiated after being held down by police’ | Policing news | Scoop.it
Evidence from postmortem into Sierra Leonean’s death in custody points at positional asphyxia as the cause, says his family’s lawyer New medical evidence suggests that Sheku Bayoh, the Sierra Leonean man killed in police custody in Kirkcaldy,...
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Aylesbury child sex gang: Barnardos claim local authorities knew about victims years before perpetrators' arrests

Aylesbury child sex gang: Barnardos claim local authorities knew about victims years before perpetrators' arrests | Policing news | Scoop.it
A charity raised concerns about a girl horrifically abused by the now-notorious Aylesbury sex gang several years before the perpetrators were arrested, it has emerged.
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£35,000 awarded by Police and Crime Commissioners (From This is The West Country) - This is The West Country

£35,000 awarded by Police and Crime Commissioners (From This is The West Country) - This is The West Country | Policing news | Scoop.it
MORE THAN £35,000 has been awarded to groups across Avon and Somerset from the Police and Crime Commissioners community action fund.
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Police anti-social behaviour, burglary and bike crime warning

Police anti-social behaviour, burglary and bike crime warning | Policing news | Scoop.it
With the school holidays now underway, Avon and Somerset Police has launched its summer 'Do one thing' campaign to help tackle anti-social behaviour, burglary and bike crime.

Officers are encouraging...
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Police service must make a better case against funding cuts | Gavin Hales

Police service must make a better case against funding cuts | Gavin Hales | Policing news | Scoop.it
Telling the police across England and Wales to do more with less money isn’t going to work. The only way to protect the quality of services is to reduce the number of police forces
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