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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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Met Police slammed over repeated failures to catch gay serial killer

Met Police slammed over repeated failures to catch gay serial killer | Policing news | Scoop.it
Stephen Port, 41, was accused of luring young men to his flat in Barking, east London after meeting them on gay dating websites including Grindr.
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Under-reporting of mobile phone-related car accidents a "massive problem"

Under-reporting of mobile phone-related car accidents a "massive problem" | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police believe far more road accidents are caused by drivers using their mobile phones at the wheel than is shown in official records, a new investigation reveals.
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Harvey Proctor calls on Scotland Yard to investigate child sex abuse inquiry over 'cover up' of alleged grope in lift

Harvey Proctor calls on Scotland Yard to investigate child sex abuse inquiry over 'cover up' of alleged grope in lift | Policing news | Scoop.it
The Government’s child sex abuse inquiry has been reported to the police over claims it covered up an alleged sexual assault that took place on its premises.
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Police hunt accomplice who gave Jo Cox's killer the murder weapon

Police hunt accomplice who gave Jo Cox's killer the murder weapon | Policing news | Scoop.it
Thomas Mair, 53, was jailed for life for the murder of the Labour MP in Batley, West Yorkshire. Police nowbelieve someone gave him the weapon he used to kill her.
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Four arrests as teen fights for life after stabbing near Tube station

Four arrests as teen fights for life after stabbing near Tube station | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police have arrested four men after a young student was dragged off his bicycle and stabbed by a gang outside a Tube station in west London.
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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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Undercover police officer stabbed three times in stomach while on operation targeting gangs in Bow

Undercover police officer stabbed three times in stomach while on operation targeting gangs in Bow | Policing news | Scoop.it
A teenage boy was being questioned today on suspicion of attempted murder after an undercover police officer was stabbed during a covert operation in east London.
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CCTV footage shows man viciously abusing dog on train

CCTV footage shows man viciously abusing dog on train | Policing news | Scoop.it
A passenger on a train in Essex was seen beating a dog and swinging it by its lead last month.
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Protesting policeman in gorilla suit is banned from swimming in the Thames

Protesting policeman in gorilla suit is banned from swimming in the Thames | Policing news | Scoop.it
Dressed in a gorilla costume, Tom Harrison — aka Mr Gorilla — looks on at the river that he has been banned from crossing for charity on health and safety grounds.
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Police fear killer Stephen Port murdered more as they probe 58 deaths linked to date-rape drugs 

Police fear killer Stephen Port murdered more as they probe 58 deaths linked to date-rape drugs  | Policing news | Scoop.it
A serial killer who murdered four young men may have claimed more victims, police said last night.
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Nottingham Police accused of discrimination after launching drive

Nottingham Police accused of discrimination after launching drive | Policing news | Scoop.it
Nottinghamshire Police has been accused of discriminating against white straight people after appealing for new recruits from ethnic minorities and the gay community.
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Woman, 72, injured on doorstep in 'targeted' drive-by shooting

Woman, 72, injured on doorstep in 'targeted' drive-by shooting | Policing news | Scoop.it
A 72-year-old woman has been hurt in a drive-by shooting by a gunman riding a motorbike.
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