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Sex attacker slashes throat in courtroom dock during sentencing hearing 

Sex attacker slashes throat in courtroom dock during sentencing hearing  | Policing news | Scoop.it
A sex offender has slashed his own throat in a courtroom dock as he was due to be sentenced for attacking a shop assistant.
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Police boss was 'fitted up' and 'branded a liar and a criminal' by GMP for whistleblowing, tribunal hears

Police boss was 'fitted up' and 'branded a liar and a criminal' by GMP for whistleblowing, tribunal hears | Policing news | Scoop.it
Chief Inspector Clara Williams told an employment tribunal she was accused of a cover-up after raising concerns

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Outrage as armed police pose with children at Christmas market

Outrage as armed police pose with children at Christmas market | Policing news | Scoop.it
A police force has faced criticism after armed officers smiled and posed for pictures with children at a Christmas market. Images posted on Northumbria Police’s Facebook page showed officers holding guns and smiling as they posed with families at the festive event in Newcastle city centre. The snaps attracted more than 2,500 comments, many from residents concerned about the impact seeing armed police would have on young children.
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Met police chief Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe told by MPs to write compensation cheques to VIPs traduced by Operation Midland before he retires in February

Met police chief Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe told by MPs to write compensation cheques to VIPs traduced by Operation Midland before he retires in February | Policing news | Scoop.it
The head of Scotland Yard should write compensation cheques worth hundreds of thousands to individuals whose reputations were wrecked by Operation Midland, MPs will tell ministers today.
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EU CT Alert: Five men and a woman are arrested on suspicion of terror offences

EU CT Alert: Five men and a woman are arrested on suspicion of terror offences | Policing news | Scoop.it
Four men from Derby aged 22, 27, 35 and 36, a man, 27, from Burton upon Trent and a woman from London have all been arrested on suspicion of engaging in the preparation of an act of terrorism.
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Football abuse hotline receives 'staggering surge' in calls

Football abuse hotline receives 'staggering surge' in calls | Policing news | Scoop.it
Referrals from calls to a dedicated football abuse hotline more than tripled the amount made in the first three days of the Jimmy Savile scandal, the NSPCC has said.
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Man stabbed in neck during fight in busy east London high street

Man stabbed in neck during fight in busy east London high street | Policing news | Scoop.it
A man has been rushed to hospital after he was stabbed in the neck outside a Primark branch in a packed shopping street in east London.
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Millionaire property developer murdered burlesque dancer after paying her £10,000 a month to be his escort, court hears

Millionaire property developer murdered burlesque dancer after paying her £10,000 a month to be his escort, court hears | Policing news | Scoop.it
A millionaire property developer strangled a burlesque dancer to death after becoming "obsessed" with her, a jury heard.
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Cameron's £450m 'cure' for Broken Britain has achieved nothing

Cameron's £450m 'cure' for Broken Britain has achieved nothing | Policing news | Scoop.it

NEIL TWEEDIE: Grimsby, on the Lincolnshire coast, is home to many so-called dysfunctional families — jobless households prone to crime, domestic violence and anti-social behaviour.

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Bath student found dead in river after being thrown out of nightclub

Bath student found dead in river after being thrown out of nightclub | Policing news | Scoop.it
Student Henry Burke vanished after texting his girlfriend to say he loved her while on a night out in Bath, Somerset. His friends said he was thrown out of a club after breaking up a fight.
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Sir Edward Heath sex abuse investigation could be shut down

Sir Edward Heath sex abuse investigation could be shut down | Policing news | Scoop.it
The Sir Edward Heath child sex abuse investigation could be shut down amid mounting criticism over its cost and lack of progress, the Telegraph understands.
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Serial killer Stephen Port boasts of gay romps with MPs and kids' TV presenter

Serial killer Stephen Port boasts of gay romps with MPs and kids' TV presenter | Policing news | Scoop.it
SERIAL killer Stephen Port has boasted of romping with MPs and a kids’ TV presenter.
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GMP admits mistakes as it settles case brought by senior cop who claimed she was 'fitted up'

GMP admits mistakes as it settles case brought by senior cop who claimed she was 'fitted up' | Policing news | Scoop.it
Half-way through the two-week tribunal the two parties agreed to settle their case when the force backed down

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Teenage girl charged with murdering Katie Rough, 7, in York appears in court

Teenage girl charged with murdering Katie Rough, 7, in York appears in court | Policing news | Scoop.it
A teenager has appeared in court charged with murdering a seven-year-old girl whose mother broke down in tears as she tried in vain to save the life of her daughter found seriously injured on a playing field.
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EU Drugs Alert: Sewage analysis shows London to be the cocaine capital of Europe (on weekdays, anyway)

EU Drugs Alert: Sewage analysis shows London to be the cocaine capital of Europe (on weekdays, anyway) | Policing news | Scoop.it

By taking wastewater samples from the treatment plant before it’s treated, scientists from the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) were able to measure cocaine use across 50 European cities in a week in March 2016 – once population sizes were taken into account.


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Seven injured as Ferrari 458 mounts pavement and sends boy 'flying over bridge railings'

Seven injured as Ferrari 458 mounts pavement and sends boy 'flying over bridge railings' | Policing news | Scoop.it
Two teenagers were in hospital last night and five others injured after a £200,000 Ferrari mounted the pavement and hit them - sending one boy "flying off" a bridge.
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Knifeman shouts 'kill all Muslims' during Forest Hill rampage

Knifeman shouts 'kill all Muslims' during Forest Hill rampage | Policing news | Scoop.it
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: A man was injured during the attack at Forest Hill station in south-east London this afternoon and is currently being treated in hospital.
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Hearing held in private as senior police officer questioned over her close relationship with 'discredited' predecessor

Hearing held in private as senior police officer questioned over her close relationship with 'discredited' predecessor | Policing news | Scoop.it

QUESTIONS to the head of Cleveland Police’s integrity unit about her close relationship with her “discredited” predecessor led to part of a…

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Community service sentences must be tougher, says UK's senior judge

Community service sentences must be tougher, says UK's senior judge | Policing news | Scoop.it
Lord Chief Justice Lord Thomas, the most senior judge in England and Wales, said that community punishments given to more than 100,000 serious offenders each year are ‘a problem’.
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Redhill: Teenager 'stabbed in the mouth' following town centre brawl

Redhill: Teenager 'stabbed in the mouth' following town centre brawl | Policing news | Scoop.it
A teenage boy was reportedly stabbed in the mouth following a mass brawl in Redhill town centre. Surrey Police are investigating reports up to eight youths were involved in a fight on Monday afternoon close to a McDonald’s restaurant.
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Anti-terrorism police patrol units to be introduced across London

Anti-terrorism police patrol units to be introduced across London | Policing news | Scoop.it
Lambeth and Wandsworth in south London will be the first areas to see the new patrols 'to disrupt potential terrorist activity and crime' from today.
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Woman, 37, found dead in a house fire after being strangled

Woman, 37, found dead in a house fire after being strangled | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police have launched a murder investigation after Lisa Skidmore, 37, was found dead at home in Bilston, West Midlands. A post mortem examination revealed she was strangled to death.
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'Major incident' in Lewisham after sinkhole opens and roads flooded

'Major incident' in Lewisham after sinkhole opens and roads flooded | Policing news | Scoop.it

Residents were being advised to avoid Lewisham town centre on Saturday evening after a sinkhole opened up due to "major" flooding. The sinkhole opened on Lee High Road after surrounding roads were flooded with inches of fast-flowing water.

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The killer the police missed

The killer the police missed | Policing news | Scoop.it
BBC News looks at the story of Stephen Port who drugged, raped and killed four men at his flat in Barking. How did police fail to catch him, despite having his DNA on file?
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Football sex scandal: Child abuse could have happened in other sports, warn police

Football sex scandal: Child abuse could have happened in other sports, warn police | Policing news | Scoop.it
THE football sex abuse scandal could also have happened in other sports, a senior police officer warned last night.
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