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IPCC advised take soft tone

IPCC advised take soft tone | Policing news | Scoop.it
The deputy chair of the police watchdog advised a lead investigator at the IPCC not to make police feel they were “treated as suspects” in a man's death, according to an internal email.
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This Scoop.it magazine has been up and running since September 2011.

 

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Prison whistleblowers in England and Wales being threatened with dismissal

Prison whistleblowers in England and Wales being threatened with dismissal | Policing news | Scoop.it
Tory MP Gavin Williamson attacks ‘arrogant, high-handed’ attitude to those raising concerns about safety and violence
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Inquiries continue two years after UK given list of suspected paedophiles

Inquiries continue two years after UK given list of suspected paedophiles | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police chiefs have faced criticism for failing to act quickly enough on information garnered from sting operationPolice forces in the UK are still investigating almost 300 suspected paedophilia cases more than two years after information from an...
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The Poisoned Chalice

The Poisoned Chalice | Policing news | Scoop.it
So who is holding the Poisoned Chalice this week?
My nomination would be Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley of the Met. He is the current holder of the post of Assistant Commissioner Specialist Operations or ACSO.
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Police budget cuts: Unpaid volunteers now working at crime scenes

Police budget cuts: Unpaid volunteers now working at crime scenes | Policing news | Scoop.it
Forces are taking on helpers for forensics and at crime scenes as cuts bite, says unionPolice forces are quietly taking on unpaid volunteers as scene of crime investigators, forensic experts and emergency planning officers as 20% budget cuts bite,...
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Four men charged with terror offences after London raids

Four men charged with terror offences after London raids | Policing news | Scoop.it
Men accused of conducting hostile reconaissance on a west London police station and swearing an oath to Islamic StateFour young men from London allegedly swore an oath to Islamic State extremists, acquired a gun and used everyday internet tools to...
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Newly appointed chief inspector to tackle hate crime in North Herts

Newly appointed chief inspector to tackle hate crime in North Herts | Policing news | Scoop.it
A newly appointed chief inspector wants to introduce third party reporting centres, as part of her efforts to tackle hate crime. Julie Wheatley, who lives in Letchworth, will now be leading policing...
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Judge calls for more openness in controversial secret court

Judge calls for more openness in controversial secret court | Policing news | Scoop.it
District Judge Anselm Eldergill says Court of Protection should normally be open to the Press, in moves first mooted almost a year ago by another senior judge
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CCTV shows dramatic moment police officer tackles samurai sword wielding man

Footage shows Sgt Stephen Brown disarming man who was carrying an arsenal of weapons for which he has now received a national honour
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Is The End Game Finally In Sight?

Is The End Game Finally In Sight? | Policing news | Scoop.it
For months and even years now, ex PC James Patrick fought the law, and the law won.  Whistleblower Extraordinaire, he exposed an undeniable truth, that CrimeStats were being routinely fiddled by a ...
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Sergeant who single-handedly tackled samurai sword attacker wins bravery award

Sergeant who single-handedly tackled samurai sword attacker wins bravery award | Policing news | Scoop.it
Sgt Stephen Brown receives national honour for disarming man who was carrying an arsenal of weapons
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Officer 'saw girls with two men'

Officer 'saw girls with two men' | Policing news | Scoop.it
A retired police constable has told a court how he saw two teenage girls leave the World's End pub in Edinburgh in 1977 with two men.
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Jenny Jones criticises Met Police after being arrested during protest on Parliament square

Jenny Jones criticises Met Police after being arrested during protest on Parliament square | Policing news | Scoop.it
A peer has criticised the Metropolitan Police after she was arrested during a demonstration in Parliament Square.

Baroness Jones, a Green member of the London Assembly, joined the Occupy London protest.

She claims she was detained by police "for putting my arms around someone they were trying to arrest".

Jones, a former member of the Metropolitan Police Authority, says was later "de-arrested".

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Watch: Greater Manchester to trial 'fourth service' aimed at reducing pressure on 999 responders

Watch: Greater Manchester to trial 'fourth service' aimed at reducing pressure on 999 responders | Policing news | Scoop.it
The scheme, launched in Manchester, Salford and Wigan, will recruit 30 people to answer 'low-priority' calls - and if it's a success, could be rolled out county-wide
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Deadline looms in Avon and Somerset chief constable probe - This is The West Country

Deadline looms in Avon and Somerset chief constable probe - This is The West Country | Policing news | Scoop.it
A DECISION on whether to start misconduct proceedings against Avon and Somerset’s suspended chief constable will be made by early next month.
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Teesside judge far too soft on domestic abusers, say three police commissioners - The Guardian

Teesside judge far too soft on domestic abusers, say three police commissioners - The Guardian | Policing news | Scoop.it
Jamie Doward: Crime commissioners call for investigation into judge who, they claim, hands out lenient sentences to men who assault their partners
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Tougher sentences for internet trolls

Tougher sentences for internet trolls | Policing news | Scoop.it
Internet trolls could face up to two years in jail under new laws proposed by Justice Secretary Chris Grayling.
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Elvis impersonator jailed over guns

Elvis impersonator jailed over guns | Policing news | Scoop.it
An Elvis impersonator who sparked a 24-hour armed police manhunt that led to a primary school being closed is jailed for five years.
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Hugh Orde to step down as leader of Acpo ahead of reform

Hugh Orde to step down as leader of Acpo ahead of reform | Policing news | Scoop.it
The Association of Chief Police Officers is to be replaced following a review of the influential and secretive organisationSir Hugh Orde is to step down as president of the Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo) ahead of the organisation being...
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Mother takes baby on armed bank robbery in Cumbria

Mother takes baby on armed bank robbery in Cumbria | Policing news | Scoop.it
Woman facing jail after taking eight-month-old child on knifepoint raid at Cumberland Building Society
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Man wins second injustice appeal

Man wins second injustice appeal | Policing news | Scoop.it
A terminally-ill man wins a second miscarriage of justice appeal over robberies he was mistakenly convicted of in the 1970s and 80s.
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Terror inquiries 'stretching police'

Terror inquiries 'stretching police' | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police are "stretched" dealing with an "exceptionally high" number of investigations into Islamist-related activities, Scotland Yard says.
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MP attacks Met over whistleblower

MP attacks Met over whistleblower | Policing news | Scoop.it
A senior Conservative MP attacks the Met's "shameful" treatment of a whistleblower who raised concerns over the manipulation of crime statistics.
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Gwent Police win award for rural crime work

Gwent Police win award for rural crime work | Policing news | Scoop.it
The Gwent Police Farm Watch initiative was awarded a £500 cheque at a ceremony in London
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