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Police 'failings' over shootings

Police 'failings' over shootings | Policing news | Scoop.it
An inquiry finds "unacceptable" and "inexcusable" failings in how Durham Police dealt with a man who shot dead three family members then himself.
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This Scoop.it magazine has been up and running since September 2011.

 

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PCSOs axed to save West Midlands Police officers, force admits

PCSOs axed to save West Midlands Police officers, force admits | Policing news | Scoop.it
This could have gone In the PCSO section, however because it concerns PCSO number to be cut to try and protect as much as possible PC numbers, and other wid...
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Gang convicted of using stately home to run cannabis farm

Gang convicted of using stately home to run cannabis farm | Policing news | Scoop.it
Gang who used a Grade II stately home in a quiet Cumbrian village to cultivate a £5 million cannabis farm have been found guilty
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£35000 awarded by Police and Crime Commissioners - Bridgwater Mercury

£35000 awarded by Police and Crime Commissioners - Bridgwater Mercury | 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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Now police won't visit even if your home was burgled

Now police won't visit even if your home was burgled | Policing news | Scoop.it
Chief Constable Sara Thornton, the £252,000-a-year head of the National Police Chiefs’ Council, said burglary victims should no longer expect police officers to come to their homes.
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Spycops inquiry: the biggest nobbling in English legal history?

Spycops inquiry: the biggest nobbling in English legal history? | Policing news | Scoop.it
Lord Justice Pitchford’s announcement of the terms of the public inquiry into undercover policing are extremely broad and somewhat open-ended. This is the only plausible way to do it.
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Bristol Tory leader calls for Chief Constable Nick Gargan to resign - Bristol Post

Bristol Tory leader calls for Chief Constable Nick Gargan to resign - Bristol Post | Policing news | Scoop.it
Bristol Tory leader Mark Weston has added his voice to a growing number of critics who believe that Nick Gargan should quit as Avon and Somerset's Chief Constable. Mr Gargan was found guilty of...
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Man sent to prison for filming up womens’ skirts on the Tube

Man sent to prison for filming up womens’ skirts on the Tube | Policing news | Scoop.it
Zeynel Uclay has been sentenced to three months for each of the incidents to be served concurrently.
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Norfolk Chief Constable: Child sex abuse 'challenge of century' - BBC News

Norfolk Chief Constable: Child sex abuse 'challenge of century' - BBC News | Policing news | Scoop.it
Norfolk's chief constable describes child sex abuse as the "greatest challenge of the 21st Century" and predicts an 88% increase in cases in 2015.
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Prisoners' charities win right to challenge legal aid cuts

Prisoners' charities win right to challenge legal aid cuts | Policing news | Scoop.it
Charities acting for prisoners have won permission from the Court of Appeal to challenge legal aid cuts they say are "inherently unfair" and threaten to cause injustice to vulnerable inmates.
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It's official: Private prisons cost taxpayer more than state prisons

It's official: Private prisons cost taxpayer more than state prisons | Policing news | Scoop.it
It seems intuitive - farm it all out to the private sector and cut your costs. At the request of the justice select committee, it was asked to separate out the data for private and public prisons.
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Sara Thornton: Police may no longer attend burglaries - BBC News

Sara Thornton: Police may no longer attend burglaries - BBC News | Policing news | Scoop.it
The public should not expect to see a police officer after crimes such as burglary, the head of the new National Police Chiefs' Council tells the BBC.
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Fraud victims suffer blow after firm running Gov hotline goes bust 

Fraud victims suffer blow after firm running Gov hotline goes bust  | Policing news | Scoop.it
Victims of fraud cases now face a wait of fifteen minutes to report a problem with the Government's flagship Action Fraud hotline and the taxpayers will have to pay millions to maintain it.
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E-learning review at in-the-spotlight College of Policing | UK Police News - Police Oracle

E-learning review at in-the-spotlight College of Policing | UK Police News - Police Oracle | Policing news | Scoop.it
Demand for high quality training highlighted by professional body and Fed survey.
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English drug dealer not sentenced in Wales because he doesn't understand the accent

English drug dealer not sentenced in Wales because he doesn't understand the accent | Policing news | Scoop.it
A drug dealer from the West Midlands has reportedly refused to appear in court in Wales - because he doesn’t understand the Welsh accent.
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Police hunt Parliament knife breach woman

Police hunt Parliament knife breach woman | Policing news | Scoop.it
Woman who tried twice to breach Palace of Westminster defences before dumping knives nearby sought by police
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Police must not ignore burglary victims

Police must not ignore burglary victims | Policing news | Scoop.it
Telegraph View: Chief constables must remember their duty to reassure victims of crime
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Police overtime costs rise by £4.9m in Wales - BBC News

Police overtime costs rise by £4.9m in Wales - BBC News | Policing news | Scoop.it
Overtime payments to police officers and staff rise by £4.9m in one year, with the Nato summit accounting for a big part of the increase.
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Salford's 'Mr Big' Paul Massey 'had been mediating between two warring gangs'

Salford's 'Mr Big' Paul Massey 'had been mediating between two warring gangs' | Policing news | Scoop.it
Friend says Paul Massey’s associates believe they know the identity of the person who ordered the killing
A man killed outside his home in Salford on Sunday had been mediating between two warring gangs, a close friend has said.
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Three more police forces signal that they will turn blind eye to cannabis use

Three more police forces signal that they will turn blind eye to cannabis use | Policing news | Scoop.it
PCC's in Derbyshire, Dorset and Surrey follow Durham in suggesting that catching dangerous criminals must take priority
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London football clubs 'should pay Met's £2m bill for policing matches' - Evening Standard

London football clubs 'should pay Met's £2m bill for policing matches' - Evening Standard | Policing news | Scoop.it
Football clubs were today urged to pick up the Met’s £2 million-a-year bill for policing top-flight matches in London.
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‘Pay back money owed to police officers’, says Chairman « Thames Talk

‘Pay back money owed to police officers’, says Chairman « Thames Talk | Policing news | Scoop.it
Government should “pay back the monies owed to #police officers” with a 10% pay rise says our @TVPFED Chairman http://t.co/p4WKPZhqaX
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2,500 jobs to go in latest West Midlands Police cuts

2,500 jobs to go in latest West Midlands Police cuts | Policing news | Scoop.it
The force admits it will have to slash £130million from its budget over the next five years
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Letter From Chief Constable Police & Crime Commissioner | Phil Bateman Online

Letter From Chief Constable Police & Crime Commissioner | Phil Bateman Online | Policing news | Scoop.it
Letter From Chief Constable Police & Crime Commissioner http://t.co/uWSdrN3mai Police reductions are on the way!
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‘Small proportion’ of police time spent on crime, MPs hear « Thames Talk

‘Small proportion’ of police time spent on crime, MPs hear « Thames Talk | Policing news | Scoop.it
RT @TVPFED: ‘Small proportion’ of police time spent on crime, MPs hear http://t.co/rNVQxpNYJt #MuchMoreThanCrimeFighters
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