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Spamford Police: PCC denies using election gimmick

Spamford Police: PCC denies using election gimmick | Policing news | Scoop.it

Newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner Eric Sidebottom has denied taking advantage of charity moustache growers during ‘Movember’ to boost his support at the polls.

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Figures show crime in resort has fallen

Figures show crime in resort has fallen | Policing news | Scoop.it
Crime is down in Blackpool, according to new figures that show the number of offences in the resort fell at the end of last year.
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12 men arrested by counter-terrorism officers put on bail again

12 men arrested by counter-terrorism officers put on bail again | Policing news | Scoop.it
Scotland Yard says men, aged between 22 and 47, must report to London police stations in April over alleged terrorism offencesA dozen men arrested by counter-terrorism officers have been bailed again, Scotland Yard said.
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Alice Gross: Suspect Arnis Zalkalns 'would have been charged', police say

Alice Gross: Suspect Arnis Zalkalns 'would have been charged', police say | Policing news | Scoop.it
The CPS has revealed that suspect Arnis Zalkalns would have been charged with the murder of Alice Gross if he was alive.
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Pornography online is driving 'horrific' crimes, says top judge

Pornography online is driving 'horrific' crimes, says top judge | Policing news | Scoop.it
Lord Chief Justice warns that extreme material on the internet appears to be intensifying the actions of some murderers
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Police Statistics: A Modern Take on a Greek Tragedy

Police Statistics: A Modern Take on a Greek Tragedy | Policing news | Scoop.it
On 15th January 2014 the UK Statistics Authority withdrew national statistics designation, i.e. the official kite mark, from police recorded crime figures. This landmark decision was taken in respo...
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Man charged with murdering Zac Evans in machete attack

Man charged with murdering Zac Evans in machete attack | Policing news | Scoop.it
Ewen Anthony Reynolds accused of killing 19-year-old painter and decorator in machete attack outside The Pike and Musket pub in Tuffley
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Police hid extent of spying on reporters during Plebgate | The Times

Scotland Yard deliberately concealed the full extent of its snooping on journalists during the investigation into the so-called Plebgate affair
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Criminalising Children

Criminalising Children | Policing news | Scoop.it
When is it acceptable to criminalise a child who is already detained under the Mental Health Act within our secure mental health system?
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Crime victims treated as a 'nuisance', says official report - Telegraph

Crime victims treated as a 'nuisance', says official report - Telegraph | Policing news | Scoop.it
Criminal justice agencies are failing to give victims of crime a decent service when they complain, finds report by victims commissioner Baroness Newlove
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Judge tells one-legged drug dealer it's prison for 'people in your shoes'

Judge tells one-legged drug dealer it's prison for 'people in your shoes' | Policing news | Scoop.it
A one-legged drug dealer from Devizes was jailed after a judge told him there were strict sentencing guidelines for 'people in your shoes'. Stephen Knight, who had been jailed before for drug...
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Too much useless CCTV, says watchdog

Too much useless CCTV, says watchdog | Policing news | Scoop.it
Too many CCTV cameras are ineffective and the public does not have a true understanding of them, the surveillance camera commissioner warns.
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Victims of crime can ask to meet the criminal in a pioneering scheme coming to Cambridgeshire

Victims of crime can ask to meet the criminal in a pioneering scheme coming to Cambridgeshire | Policing news | Scoop.it
Victims of crime in Cambridgeshire can now ask to meet their offender in specially structured restorative justice meetings.
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Alleged murder among prison deaths

Alleged murder among prison deaths | Policing news | Scoop.it
An alleged murder was among the 12 deaths in Wales' prisons last year, new figures show.
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Family of woman killed by ex-partner loses battle to sue police for negligence

Family of woman killed by ex-partner loses battle to sue police for negligence | Policing news | Scoop.it
Supreme court rejects case brought by family of Joanna Michael but clears way for action under European convention on human rights
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Activist convicted after using ‘stinger’ device on police cars

Activist convicted after using ‘stinger’ device on police cars | Policing news | Scoop.it
Environmental campaigner Emma Sheppard set up traps outside police station near Bristol, damaging three vehicles and ‘risking lives’, judge saidAn environmental activist faces jail for putting the lives of police officers in danger by successfully...
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David Lowe guilty of abusing boys at Westminster Cathedral Choir School

David Lowe guilty of abusing boys at Westminster Cathedral Choir School | Policing news | Scoop.it
Ex-housemaster took advantage of youngsters as they slept in dormitory beds and during singing lessons at Westminster Cathedral Choir School
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Man charged with hate crime for alleged racial slurs

Man charged with hate crime for alleged racial slurs | Policing news | Scoop.it
Man charged with hate crime for alleged racial slurs
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Harrods wine thief 'had no idea' rare Burgundy Grand Cru worth £20k

Harrods wine thief 'had no idea' rare Burgundy Grand Cru worth £20k | Policing news | Scoop.it
Boris Chaudemanche insisted he intended to drink bottle of Romanee-Conti worth £19,995 himself after stealing it from exclusive Knightsbridge store
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Child sex abuse inquiry could cost hundreds of millions

Child sex abuse inquiry could cost hundreds of millions | Policing news | Scoop.it
Ben Emmerson QC , counsel to the Government inquiry, tells MPs a similar Australian investigation has budget of £260 million and a five-year timespan
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Safety 'declined' at private prison

Safety 'declined' at private prison | Policing news | Scoop.it
An under-fire prison in north-east England has seen a deterioration in safety, a report by inspectors says.
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Teen suspect in crime spree was out on bail

Teen suspect in crime spree was out on bail | Policing news | Scoop.it
A 16-year-old suspected of carrying out four separate attacks in a two-day crime spree in Dorchester and South Boston, including armed robberies, a sexual assault and an attempted murder, was out on bail after an October drug arrest, police and...
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Are men natural born criminals? The prison numbers don't lie - Telegraph

Are men natural born criminals? The prison numbers don't lie - Telegraph | Policing news | Scoop.it
Our jails are overflowing with men, while women account for less than five per cent of the prisoner population. Jessica Abrahams explores what's behind the gender crime gap
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Detectives release CCTV footage of missing Samantha Henderson

Detectives release CCTV footage of missing Samantha Henderson | Policing news | Scoop.it
Dorset police have arrested a man on suspicion of murdering the 25-year-old mother-of-four, last seen on Wednesday Detectives searching for a missing mother-of-four who is thought to have been murdered have released CCTV footage of her visiting a...
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Fatal Shooting Involving Oklahoma Police Officer Captured by Body Camera

Body camera footage has emerged of a fatal shooting involving an Oklahoma police officer. According to The Raw Story, the clip shows Officer Chansey McMillin investigating an incident involving...
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