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Man charged with murder of neighbour after she was stabbed on way to work

Man charged with murder of neighbour after she was stabbed on way to work | Policing news | Scoop.it
Trevor Gibbon to appear in court after Alison Morrison was stabbed to death in Harrow during morning rush hourA man has been charged with the murder of his neighbour who was stabbed to death as she made her way to work in the morning rush hour,...
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The Assault on 'Broken Windows' Policing - Wall Street Journal

The Assault on 'Broken Windows' Policing - Wall Street Journal | Policing news | Scoop.it
In The Wall Street Journal, William Bratton and George L. Kelling write that critics of ‘broken windows’ policing say that maintaining order in public spaces is discriminatory and has no effect on serious crime.
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Westminster paedophile ring: Police investigate murders of three boys - Telegraph

Westminster paedophile ring: Police investigate murders of three boys - Telegraph | Policing news | Scoop.it
Metropolitan Police appeals for witnesses as part of Operation Midland as it is revealed officers are looking into claims of abuse and murders of three young boys
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Inspectors hit out at number of mentally ill people in police custody in County Durham

Inspectors hit out at number of mentally ill people in police custody in County Durham | Policing news | Scoop.it
HMIC has criticised the number of people suffering from mentally illness taken into custody by Durham police following an unannounced inspection
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£2 million for victims of child sex abuse

£2 million for victims of child sex abuse | Policing news | Scoop.it
Government cash injection will be available to organisations helping victims who have come forward as a result of the official child sex abuse inquiry
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Murder of PC Neil Doyle: Statement from Merseyside chief constable Jon Murphy

Murder of PC Neil Doyle: Statement from Merseyside chief constable Jon Murphy | Policing news | Scoop.it
PC Doyle, 36, was one of three off-duty officers who came under attack in Liverpool city centre in the early hours
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Newcastle drop tight security for Sunderland match amid rapprochement

Newcastle drop tight security for Sunderland match amid rapprochement | Policing news | Scoop.it
• New mood follows deaths of Newcastle fans on flight MH17 • Alan Pardew: ‘You have to give Sunderland fans credit’ • Police take new approach to fixture after flight tragedyNewcastle United have broken with the past by dispensing with the security...
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emma williams on Twitter

emma williams on Twitter | Policing news | Scoop.it
Policing and justice in 2020 predictions - on so many levels this fills me with fear! pic.twitter.com/seksJGAdeZ
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Domestic abuse offence of 'coercive and controlling behaviour' announced

Domestic abuse offence of 'coercive and controlling behaviour' announced | Policing news | Scoop.it
A new domestic abuse offence of 'coercive and controlling behaviour' has been announced with a maximum penalty of up to five years in prison.
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Body cameras 'could improve evidence' says chief constable - BBC News

Body cameras 'could improve evidence' says chief constable - BBC News | Policing news | Scoop.it
Officers wearing body cameras could help improve the quality of evidence when cases are brought to court, including in domestic abuse cases.
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Electing police and crime commissioners cost £67 million - Western Daily Press

Electing police and crime commissioners cost £67 million - Western Daily Press | Policing news | Scoop.it
Elections for Police and Crime Commissioners which attracted a dismally low turnout cost nearly £67 million of taxpayers' money to stage, new figures show. A total of £66.8 million was...
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South Yorkshire Police to lose almost £10m of Government funding - The Star

South Yorkshire Police to lose almost £10m of Government funding - The Star | Policing news | Scoop.it
Cash-strapped South Yorkshire Police is to lose almost £10m of central Government funding from next April, the Home Office has confirmed.
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Dramatic video footage shows shootout between gunman and armed police officer in north London

Dramatic video footage shows shootout between gunman and armed police officer in north London | Policing news | Scoop.it
A gunman fired three shots into a pool hall and then turned his gun on an armed police officer who had staked out the venue in north London in a dramatic shootout caught on CCTV cameras , a court has heard.
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Chief Constable warns of tough challenges - Swindon Advertiser

Chief Constable warns of tough challenges - Swindon Advertiser | Policing news | Scoop.it
FRESH cuts mean Wiltshire Police will explore all options in a bid to meet savings targets, according to the county’s top policeman.
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How to survive Mad Friday in 10 easy steps

How to survive Mad Friday in 10 easy steps | Policing news | Scoop.it
'Black Eye Friday' or 'Mad Friday' is the most popular night of the year for office parties, but also one of the most drunken. So how should you make it home in one piece?
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Extra IPCC and HMIC funds wont cut crime | UK Police News - Police Oracle

Extra IPCC and HMIC funds wont cut crime | UK Police News - Police Oracle | Policing news | Scoop.it
Money is being allocated to boost PEEL Assessments as Tom Winsor is praised for introducing them and awarded a new five year contract.
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Man, 80, jailed for acid attack on girlfriend aged 19

Man, 80, jailed for acid attack on girlfriend aged 19 | Policing news | Scoop.it
Mohammed Rafiq starts jail sentence for ordering 'wicked' assault on Vikki Horsman in West Midlands after she tries to end their relationship
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Hero police officer praised after sprinting to hospital with sick baby in his arms - Telegraph

Pc Steve Norton is reunited with baby Harrison Paine, whose life he saved, when he dashed to hospital carrying the sick child in his arms

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Always nice to hear a good police story, especially with all the focus on the negative lately in the news against the police. People who hate the police are blaming an entire group of good people for the wrong doing or failures of a small minority, it's really sad all police are put into that category. 

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Man arrested over murder of Liverpool police officer

Man arrested over murder of Liverpool police officer | Policing news | Scoop.it
28-year-old hands self in to police after street attack that killed Neil Doyle and left two other officers seriously injuredAn off-duty PC who was killed in a street assault in Liverpool city centre is believed to have been identified as a police...
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Man who killed ex-partner with machete and cut baby daughter's throat jailed for 35 years

Man who killed ex-partner with machete and cut baby daughter's throat jailed for 35 years | Policing news | Scoop.it
A man who beat his former partner with a machete before slitting his baby daughter's throat has been jailed for a minimum of 35 years.
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Armed siege in Blackpool: man arrested

Armed siege in Blackpool: man arrested | Policing news | Scoop.it
A woman and a 15-year-old girl, believed to be mother and daughter, have been taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries
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Police hunt for pervert who performed sex act in front of horrified London bus passengers

Police hunt for pervert who performed sex act in front of horrified London bus passengers | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police are hunting for a pervert who performed a sex act in front of horrified passengers on two London buses.
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Child abuse victim claims he witnessed former Tory MP strangle a boy at 1970s VIP paedophile party

Child abuse victim claims he witnessed former Tory MP strangle a boy at 1970s VIP paedophile party | Policing news | Scoop.it
A man who claims to have seen an ex-Tory MP strangle a boy during years of sustained sexual abuse by a VIP paedophile ring has been described as a credible witness by Scotland Yard, as detectives revealed they are investigating three potential...
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Lancs Police budget cuts: latest - Clitheroe Today

Lancs Police budget cuts: latest - Clitheroe Today | Policing news | Scoop.it
Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has criticised the Government for slashing extra funds from the Lancashire Police budget in the recent Home Office grant announcement.
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