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Law to tackle stalking introduced

Law to tackle stalking introduced | Policing news | Scoop.it
Stalking becomes a specific criminal offence in England and Wales following a government pledge to improve victims' safety.
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This Scoop.it magazine has been up and running since September 2011.

 

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Divorce tycoon Scot Young left mental health clinic hours before death

Divorce tycoon Scot Young left mental health clinic hours before death | Policing news | Scoop.it
NHS trust says it is investigating after it emerges that the 52-year-old left the Gordon Hospital in central London hours before he fell from his apartment
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Specials in Northamptonshire contributed 100000 policing hours this year - Northampton Chronicle & Echo

Specials in Northamptonshire contributed 100000 policing hours this year - Northampton Chronicle & Echo | Policing news | Scoop.it
More than 100,000 policing hours to the county have been provided this year by voluntary special constables in Northamptonshire, according to new figures.
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After 150 years, the public are set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum

After 150 years, the public are set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum | Policing news | Scoop.it
Grisly exhibits linked to some of Britain’s most notorious criminals are set to go on display for the first time – after years hidden away in Scotland Yard’s “Black Museum”.
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Cops Threaten a Blue Coup in New York City

Cops Threaten a Blue Coup in New York City | Policing news | Scoop.it
The police union chief instructed his members to impose a martial law-type policing regime on the city.
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/11313018/Nativity-donkey-stabbed-12-times.html

I hope they are named: Two 17-year-olds arrested after 22yrs old nativity donkey stabbed 12 times http://t.co/urn5vGG05H
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Hungarian killer driver wins right to stay in Britain

Hungarian killer driver wins right to stay in Britain | Policing news | Scoop.it
Immigration judges throw out Home Office case against man who killed father at the wheel
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'Alcohol saturated' areas soar as measures fail to dilute late-night drinking culture

'Alcohol saturated' areas soar as measures fail to dilute late-night drinking culture | Policing news | Scoop.it
Official figures show number of problem alcohol areas has jumped, while Government measures to crack down on 'booze'-fuelled problems have had little take-up
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The Disorder of Threat | Dissident Voice

The Disorder of Threat | Dissident Voice | Policing news | Scoop.it
In March 1982, conservative theoreticians James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling published a brief article in The Atlantic entitled “Broken Windows: The Police
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Mental health treatment failings adding to strain on A&E, says minister

Mental health treatment failings adding to strain on A&E, says minister | Policing news | Scoop.it
Norman Lamb admits frustration at cuts to services but says the sector has moved up the political agendaFailures in giving people with mental health problems the treatment they need are a significant factor in the growing pressure on accident and...
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A third of thefts take place at work, survey shows

A third of thefts take place at work, survey shows | Policing news | Scoop.it
New official figures reveal an estimated there were 300,000 thefts of personal property from workplaces last year
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Three killers die from suspected drug poisoning in maximum-security Scots jail

Three killers die from suspected drug poisoning in maximum-security Scots jail | Policing news | Scoop.it
BOSSES at HMP Shotts have ordered toxicology reports after three prisoners died from what is believed to be a rogue batch of heroin.
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Have you seen this woman? Police urgently seek public's help

Have you seen this woman? Police urgently seek public's help | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police are urgently appealing for the public's help in finding a 71-year-old woman who suffers from dementia and diabetes.

Ellice Green, 71, was last seen at about 3.30pm on Friday at her home in Khartoum Road, Ilford but has not been seen since.
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Deaths in police custody | INQUEST

Deaths in police custody | INQUEST | Policing news | Scoop.it
Working for truth, justice and accountability
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Some potentially usablel statistics?


However what they do not provide is any comparative data for example how many persons were in custody each year.


Without that data it is not possible to make any form of judgement.

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Transphobic hate crimes rising in UK, police say

Transphobic hate crimes rising in UK, police say | Policing news | Scoop.it
Forces reveal number of offences against transgender people while charity warns real figure could be much higher
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Taxpayers to get a vote on paying for policing

Taxpayers to get a vote on paying for policing | Policing news | Scoop.it
A CONSULTATION is to take place into how much taxpayers should pay for the police portion of council tax.
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'Suicide pact' couple leave behind two children on Christmas Day

'Suicide pact' couple leave behind two children on Christmas Day | Policing news | Scoop.it
Couple from Billingshurst in Sussex were found by neighbours
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Federal study to probe whether ‘civilianization’ cuts policing costs

Federal study to probe whether ‘civilianization’ cuts policing costs | Policing news | Scoop.it
Public Safety Canada review to look at administration, services such as traffic control and community patrol, investigative assistance, and specialized support
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IPCC informed after car rolls following police pursuit in Peterborough - Peterborough Telegraph

IPCC informed after car rolls following police pursuit in Peterborough - Peterborough Telegraph | Policing news | Scoop.it
An investigation has been launched after a driver crashed a car while being pursued by police in Peterborough.
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Man falsely claimed disability allowance while on suspended prison sentence

Man falsely claimed disability allowance while on suspended prison sentence | Policing news | Scoop.it
A 47-YEAR-OLD Skipton man on a suspended prison sentence for benefit fraud has admitted falsely claiming disability living allowance.
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Violence down, sex crime up as first summer police statistics confirm long-standing trends

Violence down, sex crime up as first summer police statistics confirm long-standing trends | Policing news | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH crime continued its unrelenting downward trend this summer.
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Sir Robert Peel’s Nine Principles of Policing

Sir Robert Peel’s Nine Principles of Policing | Policing news | Scoop.it
The principles, often cited by Police Commissioner William J. Bratton, define the basic mission of the police as prevention.
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McRae was killed because he was closing in on paedophiles says friend

McRae was killed because he was closing in on paedophiles says friend | Policing news | Scoop.it
SNP activist Willie McRae uncovered a paedophile ring within the Scottish judiciary before his mysterious death in 1985, one of his oldest friends said last night.
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Weapon smuggling at courts trebles in a year

Weapon smuggling at courts trebles in a year | Policing news | Scoop.it
Magistrate leaders raise concerns with Ministry of Justice over growing numbers of people caught with weapons at courts
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The Prison Crisis in the UK » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

The Prison Crisis in the UK » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names | Policing news | Scoop.it
The Prison Crisis in the UK
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