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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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Cutbacks could lead to police struggling to deal with murders, rapes and riots, says chief inspector

Cutbacks could lead to police struggling to deal with murders, rapes and riots, says chief inspector | Policing news | Scoop.it
Tom Winsor, the policing watchdog, warns that fewer officers will be seen on the beat and some forces could "struggle" to deal with serious crime if cuts continue at same rate
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Home Office's 'flagship' £350m immigration computer system ditched

Home Office's 'flagship' £350m immigration computer system ditched | Policing news | Scoop.it
National Audit Office says IT contract failed to deliver, as it discloses backlogs are still a problem in the immigration service
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Elderly woman dies after police dog attack

Elderly woman dies after police dog attack | Policing news | Scoop.it
Irene Collins, who was suffering from lung cancer, dies after being mauled by a police dog pursuing a drug dealer in the garden of her Middlesbrough home
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Police forces are meeting the challenge of austerity

Police forces are meeting the challenge of austerity | Policing news | Scoop.it
HMIC report "Policing in Austerity: Meeting the Challenge" now published http://t.co/cddwaZQrMS via @CoPaCC
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Hundreds of secret police files go missing | The Times

Hundreds of Home Office files on the Special Demonstration Squad, a secret undercover police unit, appear to have been lost or destroyed (RT @TimesCrime: Hundreds of secret police files go missing from @ukhomeoffice
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Taser 'postcode lottery' revealed by police watchdog

Taser 'postcode lottery' revealed by police watchdog | Policing news | Scoop.it
Independent Police Complaints Commission warns there is 'no obvious explanation' for disparity between Taser use by forces in England and Wales
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Corrupt police could face new secret investigations, says Theresa May

Corrupt police could face new secret investigations, says Theresa May | Policing news | Scoop.it
Home Secretary tells House of Commons she wants to introduce top secret "sealed investigations", as she launches a series of major reviews into police transparency
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Police apologise over 'sexist' Twitter picture of woman passenger

Police apologise over 'sexist' Twitter picture of woman passenger | Policing news | Scoop.it
A West Midlands police officer has been referred to the force's standards watchdog after tweeting a 'sexist cartoon' about a woman with a seatbelt over her mouth
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Poisoned spy death inquiry announced

Poisoned spy death inquiry announced | Policing news | Scoop.it
The government announces a public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the former KGB officer poisoned with radioactive polonium in London.
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Abuse inquiry hears from 275 people

Abuse inquiry hears from 275 people | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police investigating child sexual abuse at care homes in north Wales say 275 people have made allegations.
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Woman guilty of 1997 fire deaths

Woman guilty of 1997 fire deaths | Policing news | Scoop.it
A woman has been found guilty of killing two children in a revenge arson attack 17 years ago.
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Minister's cleaner arrest criticised

Minister's cleaner arrest criticised | Policing news | Scoop.it
MP Keith Vaz asks if 15 immigration officers were needed to arrest a minister's ex-cleaner at her daughter's wedding.
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High-vis policing

High-vis policing | Policing news | Scoop.it
Telegraph View If excessive paperwork is preventing officers from carrying out patrols, then that is the Government's fault
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Criminals 'escaping justice' by being given cautions

Criminals 'escaping justice' by being given cautions | Policing news | Scoop.it
Drug traffickers and sex offenders are escaping justice by accepting cautions, new figures show
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Road death woman 'forcibly pushed'

Road death woman 'forcibly pushed' | Policing news | Scoop.it
A woman pedestrian killed on a busy Norfolk road may have been "forcibly pushed" into oncoming traffic, police say.
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Police Federation response to HMIC policing in austerity report

Police Federation response to HMIC policing in austerity report | Policing news | Scoop.it
RT @PFEW_HQ responds to the @HMICgov policing in austerity report http://t.co/6arlA2BvOw
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Plebgate MP caught up in avoidance tangle

Plebgate MP caught up in avoidance tangle | Policing news | Scoop.it
Reposted from Accountingweb Former cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell, who resigned over the Plebgate scandal back in 2012, invested in a film investment scheme that the government has now declared a...
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Special constables should be armed with Tasers, says leading officer

Special constables should be armed with Tasers, says leading officer | Policing news | Scoop.it
James Deller wants 'specials' to be armed with the stun guns because violent suspects "don't distinguish between officers"
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What Are We Trying To Fix?

What Are We Trying To Fix? | Policing news | Scoop.it
We know that the use of police custody as a place of safety (PoS) shouldn’t be happening very often – only on an ‘exceptional’ basis according to the current and to the next Code of Practice to the Mental Health Act.  I was delighted to find out...
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Police enjoyed free tickets to Arsenal games for eight years

Police enjoyed free tickets to Arsenal games for eight years | Policing news | Scoop.it
Fresh questions raised after it emerges that dozens of Metropolitan Police officers and staff took advantage of six Arsenal season tickets over eight years
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Teenage girl given police caution for 'sexting' explicit selfie to boyfriend

Teenage girl given police caution for 'sexting' explicit selfie to boyfriend | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police warn youngsters as young as 10 could end up on the sex offenders register for "sexting" nude pictures of themselves if they are under 18
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Road death pair 'made 999 request'

Road death pair 'made 999 request' | Policing news | Scoop.it
A man and a woman killed on a Norfolk dual carriageway asked for police to be called shortly before their deaths, detectives reveal.
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175,000 migrants 'still missing'

175,000 migrants 'still missing' | Policing news | Scoop.it
The Home Office does not know if 175,000 people who have no right to be in the UK have left or not, auditors say.
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Terrorism definition 'too broad'

Terrorism definition 'too broad' | Policing news | Scoop.it
The senior lawyer who reviews the government's terrorism legislation is to call for the definition of terrorism to be narrowed.
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HMIC report praises strategic alliance between Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police

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