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Met Police to take axe to 3,500 civilian jobs

Met Police to take axe to 3,500 civilian jobs | Policing news | Scoop.it
Around 3,500 civilian posts in the
Metropolitan Police are to be axed in a bid to meet £500 million budget cuts,
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Police whistleblower in bid to expose corrupt colleagues as he demands hearing

Police whistleblower in bid to expose corrupt colleagues as he demands hearing | Policing news | Scoop.it

Constable Robert Brown wants to expose criminality, cover-ups and lies as he battles alleged dodgy practices in the force.

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I took it home

I took it home | Policing news | Scoop.it
An interesting phrase and it seems to have resulted after some ill-advised comments from the head of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), Sir Thomas Winsor. He gave a live interview to Sky News on Thursday 20th April and was discussing the difficulty some Police forces are facing in recruiting and retaining detectives. It is…
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Police Professional :: News :: 1300 officers backed by PFNI to sue for holiday money

Police Professional :: News :: 1300 officers backed by PFNI to sue for holiday money | Policing news | Scoop.it
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Pitchford Inquiry Brands the Met 'Incompetent' - Campaign Opposing Police Surveillance

Pitchford Inquiry Brands the Met 'Incompetent' - Campaign Opposing Police Surveillance | Policing news | Scoop.it
A court report on last week's crucial public inquiry hearing where the chair Lord Pitchford finally called time on the Met's catalogue of delays.
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Harmit Bahra: Police race discrimination inquiry in third year - BBC News

Harmit Bahra: Police race discrimination inquiry in third year - BBC News | Policing news | Scoop.it
The ex-Bedfordshire police officer was awarded £200,000 in 2015 over the racial discrimination.

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'Horror movie' footage of homeless Spice addicts

'Horror movie' footage of homeless Spice addicts | Policing news | Scoop.it
Shocking new footage has emerged of drug users 'turning Manchester into something from a dystopian horror film' as the Spice epidemic in the UK continues to get worse.
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Thousands of domestic violence victims withdraw support for charges against abusers after Government cuts

Thousands of domestic violence victims withdraw support for charges against abusers after Government cuts | Policing news | Scoop.it
More than 160,000 victims of domestic violence in England withdrew their support for charges against their abusers in 2016, a number that rocketed by almost 40 per cent compared with the previous 12 months, exclusive figures reveal. The jump has fuelled concern that cuts to policing and specialist services for victims of domestic abuse are pushing vulnerable people back into dangerous and potentially deadly situations, while allowing perpetrators to escape justice.

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Police 'justified' in laying off long-serving officers

Police 'justified' in laying off long-serving officers | Policing news | Scoop.it
Nottinghamshire police officers forced to retire in a bid to cut costs will not receive a penny in compensation after top judges ruled the move was 'justified'. Five police forces in Englan

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EU Crime Alert: Crime in the age of technology – Europol’s Serious and Organised Crime Threat Assessment 2017

EU Crime Alert: Crime in the age of technology – Europol’s Serious and Organised Crime Threat Assessment 2017 | Policing news | Scoop.it
More than 5 000 international Organised Crime Groups (OCGs) with more than 180 nationalities are currently under investigation in the EU. • The number of organised crime groups that are involved in more than one criminal activity (poly-criminal) has increased sharply over the last years (45% compared to 33% in 2013)
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Private bobbies to go on beat for the wealthy

Private bobbies to go on beat for the wealthy | Policing news | Scoop.it
Retired detectives are to set up Britain’s largest and most sophisticated private police force in an attempt to deal with a “national crisis” in law enforcement. The agency, which is being se
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Police force criticised after refusing to treat ‘lynch mob’ murder as hate crime

Police force criticised after refusing to treat ‘lynch mob’ murder as hate crime | Policing news | Scoop.it
A chief constable has insisted that his police force was right not to treat the brutal murder of a man with learning difficulties who was hung from a tree and beaten to death by two “friends&…

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Friends hung man with learning difficulties from tree and beat him to death

Friends hung man with learning difficulties from tree and beat him to death | Policing news | Scoop.it
Two friends filmed themselves beating a man with learning difficulties to death, telling him ‘Smile for the camera’ as they killed him.

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The Agency of First & Last Resort

The Agency of First & Last Resort | Policing news | Scoop.it
“I won’t have the police service as the place where all of society’s ills are laid out and blamed on us.” (Cressida Dick, Met Police Commissioner, April 2017) The painful privilege of policing is to venture into the hurting places – and to encounter the lives being lived there: the damaged and the dangerous, the beaten…
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A Course of Leeches 

A Course of Leeches  | Policing news | Scoop.it
If you have been following me on Twitter or reading my blogs you will know that I have raised a few issues with regards Evidence Based Policing (EBP)  To begin with, I would like to clarify that the concept of EBP - actually knowing what works and using it - is something I have absolutely…
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Police sergeant forced black colleague to display toy monkey on her desk, tribunal hears as he is accused of racism 

Police sergeant forced black colleague to display toy monkey on her desk, tribunal hears as he is accused of racism  | Policing news | Scoop.it
A counter-terrorism officer forced a black colleague's to keep a toy monkey on her desk and taunted her with racist comments, an employment tribunal has heard.

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Tribunal dismisses sex discrimination case against Constabulary

Tribunal dismisses sex discrimination case against Constabulary | Policing news | Scoop.it

An employment tribunal has dismissed a case of sex discrimination against the Isle of Man Constabulary made by a former officer.

Kerry Bes

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PC Keith Palmer: Funeral for officer killed in London attacks - BBC News

PC Keith Palmer: Funeral for officer killed in London attacks - BBC News | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police line the streets as the funeral for PC Keith Palmer, who died in the London attacks, takes place.
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EPHRAIM HARDCASTLE: Why no royal presence for funeral of PC Palmer? 

EPHRAIM HARDCASTLE: Why no royal presence for funeral of PC Palmer?  | Policing news | Scoop.it
Why no royal presence at the Southwark Cathedral funeral of stabbed terrorist victim PC Keith Palmer, whose body, with the Queen’s permission, lay at rest overnight in the Palace of Westminster?
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Advanced Practitioner Constables scheme comes in for criticism « Thames Talk

Advanced Practitioner Constables scheme comes in for criticism « Thames Talk | Policing news | Scoop.it
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No punishment for man who raped girl, 12 - BBC News

No punishment for man who raped girl, 12 - BBC News | Policing news | Scoop.it
A man who admitted raping a 12-year-old girl in Edinburgh is given an absolute discharge.
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Police to supply free heroin to addicts to inject in 'shooting gallery'

Police to supply free heroin to addicts to inject in 'shooting gallery' | Policing news | Scoop.it
Critics have slammed the move saying it was not the role of police to supply drugs and it would not help addicts get clean
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New Kevlar Shield Is Designed to Protect Police Officers

New Kevlar Shield Is Designed to Protect Police Officers | Policing news | Scoop.it

Police officers may risk their lives everyday to protect the public, but there are simple precautions and safety devices that can make some practices safer. Standoffs, one of the more dangerous situations officers encounter while on patrol, may now become relatively safer due to a new, portable shield that can protect them from gunshots.


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It's lightweight, foldable and bullet-proof.

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Armed police seal off Sheffield street after shooting

Armed police seal off Sheffield street after shooting | Policing news | Scoop.it
The shooting took place on Daniel Hill, in the Upperthorpe area of the city, at 1.30pm. A large number of police arrived and the 23-year-old man who was shot was taken to hospital.
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