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Police 'fined' for locking up too many criminals: More yobs now let off with cautions as force fights to save money

Police 'fined' for locking up too many criminals: More yobs now let off with cautions as force fights to save money | Policing news | Scoop.it
Sussex Police was charged extra by Reliance Secure Task Management after the number of detainees in their custody centres soared.
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This Scoop.it magazine has been up and running since September 2011.

 

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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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Luton family member feared to have travelled to Syria stopped by police at airport and let go

Luton family member feared to have travelled to Syria stopped by police at airport and let go | Policing news | Scoop.it
A member of the family of 12 from Luton believed to have travelled to Syria was stopped by police and their home was searched the day before they left the UK.
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Bradford police find huge cache of weapons at home of man shot in the head with own revolver

Bradford police find huge cache of weapons at home of man shot in the head with own revolver | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police have revealed for the first time the remarkable weapons cache found at the home of a man in West Yorkshire who died when he was accidentally shot in the head during a police raid.
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Fury as drunk driver who killed cyclist is moved to open prison

Fury as drunk driver who killed cyclist is moved to open prison | Policing news | Scoop.it
Eric's furious widow Karen Codling said: 'Where is the justice? This is no deterrent. For God’s sake, she took a life'
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Girl, 15, arrested on suspicion of 'preparing terrorist acts' in London

Girl, 15, arrested on suspicion of 'preparing terrorist acts' in London | Policing news | Scoop.it
A 15-year-old girl has been arrested on suspicion of terror offences in London.
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Redditch rapist has prison sentence doubled | Redditch Standard

Redditch rapist has prison sentence doubled | Redditch Standard | Policing news | Scoop.it
A REDDITCH rapist’s jail sentence has been doubled to 20 years after the Court of Appeal ruled...
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Why I am still sabotaging fox hunts 10 years after they were banned | Lee Moon

Why I am still sabotaging fox hunts 10 years after they were banned | Lee Moon | Policing news | Scoop.it
A lack of interest by the police and judiciary means hunters are getting away with ripping apart animals in the name of ‘sport’
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Stay safe online and avoid cyber crime - Northumberland Gazette

Stay safe online and avoid cyber crime - Northumberland Gazette | Policing news | Scoop.it
Northumbria Police are supporting a national campaign aimed at staying safe online and protecting the public from ticket fraud.

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Police facing claims that senior officers knew about spying on Stephen Lawrence family

Police facing claims that senior officers knew about spying on Stephen Lawrence family | Policing news | Scoop.it
Officers have said that information about Stephen Lawrence’s family gathered by an undercover operation reached senior levels in Scotland Yard The police watchdog has recently widened its investigation into claims that five officers were involved...
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Disclosure Scheme for Domestic Abuse Scotland goes national (Police Scotland)

Chief Constable Sir Stephen House, Police Scotland speaks from Edinburgh Women's Aid.
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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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Child sexual offence referrals up by a quarter - Pendle Today

Child sexual offence referrals up by a quarter - Pendle Today | Policing news | Scoop.it
Lancashire Police’s East Division has had the highest number of child sexual exploitation referrals in every quarter bar one over a three year period.
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'I owe hero cop my life': Northampton mum's emotional thanks to policeman who saved her choking baby's life

'I owe hero cop my life': Northampton mum's emotional thanks to policeman who saved her choking baby's life | Policing news | Scoop.it
A Northampton mum has said an emotional thank you to the policeman who saved her baby girl's life. Rachel James, 36, says she 'owes PC Dec Gabriel her life' after he heroically dropped everything to...
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Potential 'Gap' in Derbyshire child sex exploitation policing to be plugged - Buxton Advertiser

Potential 'Gap' in Derbyshire child sex exploitation policing to be plugged - Buxton Advertiser | Policing news | Scoop.it
Child sex exploitation poling is to be streamlined between City and County in a bid to “plug a gap” in services outside Derby.
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Nunsthorpe chaos: Boy, 13, arrested after stabbing, man staging rooftop protest in his underwear, and police cars attacked - video

Nunsthorpe chaos: Boy, 13, arrested after stabbing, man staging rooftop protest in his underwear, and police cars attacked - video | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police vehicles have been attacked as an afternoon of chaos on Grimsby's Nunsthorpe estate continues into this evening. Armed police are currently on Burwell Drive where a man is on a house roof,...
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Police chief: 'Don't lock up drug dealers'

Police chief: 'Don't lock up drug dealers' | Policing news | Scoop.it
A police chief has called for huge changes to policies on illegal drugs. Derbyshire Chief Constable Mick Creedon said prison sentences for drug-dealing gangs failed to address the problem. Speaking...
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Prison guard on brink of death after attack by inmate predicted a fatal assault

Prison guard on brink of death after attack by inmate predicted a fatal assault | Policing news | Scoop.it
Lorraine Barwell, 54, was brutally beaten while taking an inmate to court for security firm, Serco, on Monday

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HMIC: Police must reassess approach to child protection - ITV News

HMIC: Police must reassess approach to child protection - ITV News | Policing news | Scoop.it
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary says police forces must reassess their approach to child protection, in a series of reports published today A report specifically on the safety of children say the plans of senior officers have failed to...
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Police should use body cameras for every London stop and search – report

Police should use body cameras for every London stop and search – report | Policing news | Scoop.it
Report chaired by Doreen Lawrence and Tessa Jowell argues that with no official guidelines the Met leaves body-worn video usage up to individual officers Frontline Metropolitan police officers should be required to wear video cameras during all...
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PCSO Ahmed Farooqi - Policing During Ramadan

Ever wondered what it's like to patrol the streets while fasting? PCSO Ahmed Farooqi works on the South Manchester Division and is one of many officers ...
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