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Putting rocket boosters on the rehabilitation revolution

Putting rocket boosters on the rehabilitation revolution | Policing news | Scoop.it

The speech gave a few clues about the direction of travel: 1) a much bigger system of PbR will be rolled-out which will focus on offenders sentenced to less than 12 months in prison; 2) delivery will be centred around post-custodial support (as there is no probation provision for this cohort) rather than in-prison rehab; 3) the scheme will exclusively involve the private and voluntary sector; and 4) all of this will happen very quickly.


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West Mercia detective paid £20,000 in overtime in year - BBC News

West Mercia detective paid £20,000 in overtime in year - BBC News | Policing news | Scoop.it
A detective was paid more than £20,000 in overtime in a year, a BBC Freedom of Information request finds.
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The police service must reassess their approach to child protection – or risk failing a new generation of children

The police service must reassess their approach to child protection – or risk failing a new generation of children | Policing news | Scoop.it
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Police criticise motorists for taunting woman who threatened suicide on M3

Police criticise motorists for taunting woman who threatened suicide on M3 | Policing news | Scoop.it
Social media taunts of distressed woman on footbridge ‘totally unacceptable’ say Surrey police after road closure caused traffic jam Police have criticised motorists stuck in a traffic jam for taunting a women on social media as she threatened to...
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Suspect arrested over 1984 sex murder

Suspect arrested over 1984 sex murder | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police confirm a 63-year-old man is arrested in connection with the death of 17-year-old A-level student Melanie Road
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Police trawl through CCTV in search for missing 87-year-old man

Police trawl through CCTV in search for missing 87-year-old man | Policing news | Scoop.it
Richard Davies has been missing from the Glynneath area since Wednesday
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Serial killer Peter Tobin suffers facial wounds after being slashed in prison

Serial killer Peter Tobin suffers facial wounds after being slashed in prison | Policing news | Scoop.it
THE Scots monster, who raped and murdered at least three young women, was attacked in Saughton prison in Edinburgh yesterday morning.
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Transport police have very British reaction to man 'threatening to blow up a train'

Transport police have very British reaction to man 'threatening to blow up a train' | Policing news | Scoop.it
Transport officers in York have issued a very British response after a man threatened to blow up a northern-bound train.
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Azelle Rodney death: Security fears for police marksman acquitted of murder

Azelle Rodney death: Security fears for police marksman acquitted of murder | Policing news | Scoop.it
Scotland Yard is reviewing the security of Anthony Long, the former police marksman cleared of murdering Azelle Rodney
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Curse of Brink's Mat: Death of John 'Goldfinger' Palmer the latest killing related to 1983 heist

Curse of Brink's Mat: Death of John 'Goldfinger' Palmer the latest killing related to 1983 heist | Policing news | Scoop.it
“He who has the gold, makes the rules,” was a favourite saying of John “Goldfinger” Palmer. He who had the gold was also fond of breaking them, he might easily have added.
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Hundreds try to stop cancer patient eviction

Hundreds try to stop cancer patient eviction | Policing news | Scoop.it
Dozens of people tried to blockade the home of a cancer sufferer to stop him being evicted after he lost an eight year legal battle over his mortgage
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Prison Officer Dies After Alleged Assault

Prison Officer Dies After Alleged Assault | Policing news | Scoop.it
Lorraine Barwell, 54, was attacked at Blackfriars Crown Court as she escorted a prisoner to a waiting van.
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How policing really needs to change | Guerilla Wire -

This blog is about change, and why we need it.  People in the police talk about change in the police all the time, making reference to the fact that they are suffering from change fatigue.
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The ballad of Steak Pants Man and the Criminal Courts Charge

The ballad of Steak Pants Man and the Criminal Courts Charge | Policing news | Scoop.it
This week brought forth a shimmering example of the perfect insanity of former Justice Secretary Chris Grayling’s parting gift to the criminal justice system. Insanity for which you, the taxpayer, ...
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Police 'Skimming The Surface' On Cybercrime

Police 'Skimming The Surface' On Cybercrime | Policing news | Scoop.it
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, Britain's most senior policeman, responds to questions about terrorism, racism and child safety.
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Theresa May backs down in college ‘hate preachers’ row

Theresa May backs down in college ‘hate preachers’ row | Policing news | Scoop.it
Home Office responds to criticism over how universities could apply ban on radical speakers Theresa May has been forced into a U-turn on key counter-extremism proposals designed to ban “hate preachers” from university campuses, the Observer...
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Violent criminal walked out of open prison to attack a man in his home

Violent criminal walked out of open prison to attack a man in his home | Policing news | Scoop.it
Alexander Denny, 26, was already serving an indeterminate sentence for GBH at the controversial Ford Open Prison in Arundel, West Sussex, at the time. He has been jailed for 12 years.
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Gala policing under fire in Musselburgh - East Lothian News

Gala policing under fire in Musselburgh - East Lothian News | Policing news | Scoop.it
The organisers of Musselburgh’s annual gala day fear child safety was compromised by a lack of policing at this year’s event.
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Met Police officer Anthony Long cleared of Azelle Rodney murder - BBC News

Met Police officer Anthony Long cleared of Azelle Rodney murder - BBC News | Policing news | Scoop.it
A police marksman is cleared of the murder of suspected armed robber Azelle Rodney, who he shot in 2005 in an operation to foil an attempted raid.
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Motorist avoids driving ban despite racking up 42 points on his licence in three months

Motorist avoids driving ban despite racking up 42 points on his licence in three months | Policing news | Scoop.it
A motorist has racked up 42 points on his licence after being caught breaking the law seven times in three months but has been allowed to stay on the road.
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Burqa-wearing gang convicted for series of smash-and-grab raids in London

Burqa-wearing gang convicted for series of smash-and-grab raids in London | Policing news | Scoop.it
Nine-member gang convicted of carrying out violent smash-and-grab raids on shops including Selfridges, Prada and Jimmy Choo dating back to 2007 A violent “smash-and-grab” gang who wore burqas during a string of high-profile raids in London are...
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Police appeal to witness over Leeds crash that killed two schoolboys

Police appeal to witness over Leeds crash that killed two schoolboys | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police want to trace a potential witness to a crash which left two schoolboys dead.
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Detectives 'staggered' by spike in child abuse cases - Lancashire Evening Post

Detectives 'staggered' by spike in child abuse cases - Lancashire Evening Post | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police chiefs today said they were “staggered” by soaring numbers of people using the internet to groom and abuse children.
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I spent 11 years in prison. Here’s what I wish I’d known before I got out.

Prison is a time capsule, and other lessons I've learned since being on the outside.
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Ex Northumbria Chief Constable Sue Sim accuses former employers of sexism

Ex Northumbria Chief Constable Sue Sim accuses former employers of sexism | Policing news | Scoop.it
Sue Sim said a report has found sexist behaviour towards her from senior colleagues - something Northumbria Police deny
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Bournemouth police appeal for witnesses after woman blinds man with her stiletto shoe

Bournemouth police appeal for witnesses after woman blinds man with her stiletto shoe | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police are appealing for witnesses to a crime where a woman blinded a man in his left eye after hitting him with a stiletto shoe.
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