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Met's £3.5bn shopping list: Force under fire for wasting money on supplies everything from weapons to sandwiches

Met's £3.5bn shopping list: Force under fire for wasting money on supplies everything from weapons to sandwiches | Policing news | Scoop.it
The huge sums will be scrutinised when Met Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe appears before a powerful group of MPs on Tuesday, with Scotland Yard under pressure to save more than £500 million.
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This Scoop.it magazine has been up and running since September 2011.

 

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​Met police spied on UK justice campaigns- report

​Met police spied on UK justice campaigns- report | Policing news | Scoop.it
Undercover officers gathered and retained information on 17 justice campaigns, including a family whose son was shot dead by the Metropolitan Police, a new report has found.
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Man taken ill at dance event dies

Man taken ill at dance event dies | Policing news | Scoop.it
A man dies after falling ill at the GlobalGathering dance music event in Warwickshire.
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Police probe into suspicious death

Police probe into suspicious death | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police are investigating a suspicious death in Greenock which happened in the early hours of the morning.
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HMP Ranby prison riot: Live updates as 'serious' disturbance involving dozens ... - Mirror.co.uk

HMP Ranby prison riot: Live updates as 'serious' disturbance involving dozens ... - Mirror.co.uk | Policing news | Scoop.it
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A regular visitor to the prison - who was present when the riot kicked off today - has told the Mirror how the situation "is appalling".
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Millionaire's lover wrongly convicted of faking his will to complain to IPCC

Millionaire's lover wrongly convicted of faking his will to complain to IPCC | Policing news | Scoop.it
Gill Clemo says that she was unfairly treated by the police and people stopped talking to her when she was wrongly convicted
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Labour pledge on domestic violence

Labour pledge on domestic violence | Policing news | Scoop.it
A future Labour government would ban the use of community resolutions in domestic violence cases, shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper is to announce.
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Inmates take over wing at 'crisis' prison

Inmates take over wing at 'crisis' prison | Policing news | Scoop.it
Prisoners at HMP Ranby in Nottinghamshire were reportedly refused permission to go outside in the hot weather
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Norfolk Police's Deputy Chief Constable says cuts need to stop - KL.FM 96.7

Norfolk Police's Deputy Chief Constable says cuts need to stop - KL.FM 96.7 | Policing news | Scoop.it
Norfolk Police's Deputy Chief Constable says cuts need to stop
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The ability to police Norfolk could be compromised if more cuts are forced upon them. That's the opinion of one of Norfolk's most important police officers.
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Rape trial collapses because of 'sleeping judge'

Rape trial collapses because of 'sleeping judge' | Policing news | Scoop.it
Recorder Philip Cattan was accused of dozing off as an alleged child abuse victim was giving evidence, prompting a retrial
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Teenager jailed for life for murder of pizza delivery driver about to start 'dream job'

Teenager jailed for life for murder of pizza delivery driver about to start 'dream job' | Policing news | Scoop.it
"Habitual street robber" Kasim Ahmed will serve at least 23 years for stabbing Domino's worker Thavisha Lakindu Peiris, 25, who had been about to start as an IT consultant
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Jail for 'breathtakingly stupid' Sevenoaks dad who cried rape

Jail for 'breathtakingly stupid' Sevenoaks dad who cried rape | Policing news | Scoop.it
A DIVORCED Sevenoaks dad has been jailed after falsely claiming he was raped in an Otford car park.
Robert Fisher, 55, admitted perverting the course of justice after accusing Lev Ahmed of the crime,...
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Undercover police gathered evidence on 18 grieving families

Undercover police gathered evidence on 18 grieving families | Policing news | Scoop.it
Intelligence covering high-profile campaigns was collected between the mid-1980s and 2005 and affected families including those of Jean Charles de Menezes and Stephen LawrenceUndercover police officers secretly gathered intelligence over two...
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A Little Knowledge Is Dangerous

A Little Knowledge Is Dangerous | Policing news | Scoop.it
Mental health has been creeping up the agenda in policing for some while now.  I will confess to mixed feelings about this progress and I imagine that might surprise you.  On the one hand, I’ve spent years banging on about mental health in the hope...
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Parity Of Esteem

Parity Of Esteem | Policing news | Scoop.it
I want to highlight a case that has been covered in the media this month which shows exactly why we need to be careful about the false dichotomy of mind-body dualism and why we need to be really careful about the ridiculous things we hear some...
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Man charged with raping two girls

Man charged with raping two girls | Policing news | Scoop.it
A man has been charged with raping two teenage girls in Greater Manchester.
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More police officers being outfitted with body cameras - CBS News

More police officers being outfitted with body cameras - CBS News | Policing news | Scoop.it
More police officers being outfitted with body cameras
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The next year, it dropped to three. "Everyone acts better," said Rialto police Sgt. Chris Hice.
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The militarization of America's police - The Week Magazine

The militarization of America's police - The Week Magazine | Policing news | Scoop.it
The militarization of America's police
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Many small-town police departments now boast the same weaponry once wielded by U.S.
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Victims need to be treated more fairly, says DPP in wake of Frances Andrade death

Victims need to be treated more fairly, says DPP in wake of Frances Andrade death | Policing news | Scoop.it
Alison Saunders, the Director of Public Prosecutions, said she was examining ways to reduce the stress caused by the prospect of appearing in court
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Police release details of car believed to be involved in Rugby murder

Police release details of car believed to be involved in Rugby murder | Policing news | Scoop.it
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Drivers involved in crashes to be forced to give up their mobile phones by police

Drivers involved in crashes to be forced to give up their mobile phones by police | Policing news | Scoop.it
Officers will check phones in a bid to cut the number of deaths resulting from drivers phoning and texting at the wheel
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Excuses for Police Militarization: 'You can't put a price tag on keeping ... - Reason (blog)

Excuses for Police Militarization: 'You can't put a price tag on keeping ... - Reason (blog) | Policing news | Scoop.it
Excuses for Police Militarization: 'You can't put a price tag on keeping ...
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It's home to little more than 50,000 people and it's got low crime rates.
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Man jailed for nearly seven years after police find 12 kilos of heroin and cocaine during routine motorway stop

Man jailed for nearly seven years after police find 12 kilos of heroin and cocaine during routine motorway stop | Policing news | Scoop.it
A man has been sentenced to six years and eight months in prison after being found with £1.1million worth of drugs near Hemel Hempstead.
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Scotland Yard refuses to name 17 groups it spied on

Scotland Yard refuses to name 17 groups it spied on | Policing news | Scoop.it
Identification would cause distress, says Met Police, after report finds that intrusive surveillance techniques may have gone all the way to top
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Police to investigate Cyril Smith child abuse cover-up claims

Police to investigate Cyril Smith child abuse cover-up claims | Policing news | Scoop.it
Liberal Democrat politician, who died in 2010, is alleged to have sexually abused young boys at Knowl View School in RochdaleA criminal investigation is to be launched into an alleged cover-up of child abuse at a school linked to Sir Cyril...
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Mother admits Mikaeel Kular killing

Mother admits Mikaeel Kular killing | Policing news | Scoop.it
The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular has pleaded guilty to killing her son in Edinburgh in January.
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