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Pipe bomb thrown at PSNI vehicle

Pipe bomb thrown at PSNI vehicle | Policing news | Scoop.it
A pipe bomb has been thrown at a police vehicle in the Culmore Gardens area of west Belfast.
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This Scoop.it magazine has been up and running since September 2011.

 

The articles posted here are curated from the web, twitter and Scoop.its own curation tool.

 

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G4S sacks employee arrested over international human trafficking ring investigation

G4S sacks employee arrested over international human trafficking ring investigation | Policing news | Scoop.it
The private security firm G4S has sacked an employee after they were arrested by police investigating an international human trafficking ring that smuggled refugees into Britain and the United States.
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'Trust building ads won't work' - Ken Hinds on UK police image

Police in one British county are fed up as being seen as the bogeymen, and are taking action. A 2014 parliamentary report following an 18 month inquiry, found ...
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Firefighters say public safety is at risk if government doesn't fill emerging funding gap

Firefighters say public safety is at risk if government doesn't fill emerging funding gap | Policing news | Scoop.it
Scottish news and politics, analysis and opinion. Scotland's political social media hub.
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If It Waddles Like A Duck..............

If It Waddles Like A Duck.............. | Policing news | Scoop.it
Well, I've had a good few days now to consider the topic of my latest rant, and here it is.  Back to Boris and Rabbi Glibs. I can't help feeling just a little uneasy about Rabbi Glibs' appointment ...
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The Reality

The Reality | Policing news | Scoop.it
Bank Holidays are usually a busy time for the police, and the latest one was no exception. Despite the fact that Bank Holidays for the police are usually busy, we always ever only put out minimum s...
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Prosecutors examining claims that police spied on sister after death of her brother

Prosecutors examining claims that police spied on sister after death of her brother | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police officers could face prosecution after sister of Christopher Alder allegedly placed under improper surveillance Prosecutors are examining allegations that police improperly monitored the sister of a former paratrooper who died on the floor...
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Cuts make policing 'difficult' but still room to save – Humberside PCC Matthew ... - Hull Daily Mail

Cuts make policing 'difficult' but still room to save – Humberside PCC Matthew ... - Hull Daily Mail | Policing news | Scoop.it
PROTECTING the public will become more difficult if police budgets continue to shrink, Humberside police and crime commissioner Matthew Grove has said. But he believes there is still room for more...
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Surge in foreign criminals freed to live openly in Britain

Surge in foreign criminals freed to live openly in Britain | Policing news | Scoop.it
The total number of foreign offenders released from jail to live openly in this country increased by a fifth last year to top 5,000, official data reveals
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Questions for police as they confirm Jed Allen was known to officers

Questions for police as they confirm Jed Allen was known to officers | Policing news | Scoop.it
Thames Valley Police has refused to say what he had done and if the 21-year-old from Didcot, Oxfordshire, pictured, had a criminal record that could have pointed towards his killing spree.

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Child sex abuse: 'Police guarded paedophile ring', claims victim

Child sex abuse: 'Police guarded paedophile ring', claims victim | Policing news | Scoop.it
Esther Baker, 32, waives right to anonymity to highlight alleged sexual abuse by prominent figures and police in the Eighties and Nineties
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Gang steals £200k of toblerone chocolate from lorry

Gang steals £200k of toblerone chocolate from lorry | Policing news | Scoop.it
Detectives describe six-strong group as 'organised, professional' criminals who stole lorries and their contents to sell on
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Chris Marshall: Recovering crooks’ cash needs work

Chris Marshall: Recovering crooks’ cash needs work | Policing news | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, Chief Constable Sir Stephen House warned his force was facing a £6 million shortfall after being let down by the much-vaunted Proceeds of Crime Act (Poca).
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Would-be policeman caught trying to groom boy by 'Paedophile Hunter'

Would-be policeman caught trying to groom boy by 'Paedophile Hunter' | Policing news | Scoop.it
Kristian Alexander Kirk, 25, of Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, admitted attempting to meet a fictional 14-year-old boy for sex. He was caught out in a sting by the self-styled 'Paedophile Hunter'.

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PCC's radical plan to merge Staffordshire police and fire services to save cash - Stoke Sentinel

PCC's radical plan to merge Staffordshire police and fire services to save cash - Stoke Sentinel | Policing news | Scoop.it
STAFFORDSHIRE'S police and fire services could merge in a radical plan to save millions of pounds. Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Matthew Ellis has put forward the proposal for greater...
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30,000 police linked to asbestos

30,000 police linked to asbestos | Policing news | Scoop.it
Up to 30,000 police officers might have come into contact with toxic asbestos, the Metropolitan Police confirmed today, after discovering it in the force's f...

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There's No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

There's No Such Thing As A Free Lunch | Policing news | Scoop.it
With thanks to one of our number for suggesting the title of this blog. I made myself a promise that I wouldn't keep harping on about Think Tanks, but I'm afraid it didn't last very long.  Please a...
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Policy Exchange - The Sequel (Other Think Tanks Are Available)

Policy Exchange - The Sequel (Other Think Tanks Are Available) | Policing news | Scoop.it
There I was, Saturday night, trying to find something to take my mind off the travesty that is Eurovision, when I came upon this tweet from Clive Chamberlain I've achieved something on Twitter! Blo...
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Penny's experience of being an IAG member for Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police

Penny is a critical friend to Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police, offering them advice and guidance on a range of issues. She has done this by ...
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My dad, the undercover policeman

My dad, the undercover policeman | Policing news | Scoop.it
As a child in the 1970s, Clare Carson knew her father, with his bushy beard and secretive ways, was a funny sort of copper.
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Hello New User Here!

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Currently On The Application Process To Become Volunteer CCTV Control Operator With My Local Force.
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Why not recruit volunteer chief constables and spend the money saved on front line policing.

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Suited office worker caught on camera moments before he stabs prostitute

Suited office worker caught on camera moments before he stabs prostitute | Policing news | Scoop.it
CCTV captures Matthew Graham in suit and tie before stabbing prostitute with seven-inch kitchen knife in Rochdale red light district
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Police powerless to stop neo-Nazi rally in Jewish area of London

Police powerless to stop neo-Nazi rally in Jewish area of London | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police have no powers to ban a static demonstration and must safeguard the right to protest, says Met police spokesman
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Police set to interview former IRA chief over Birmingham pub bombings

Police set to interview former IRA chief over Birmingham pub bombings | Policing news | Scoop.it
But Chief Constable says it is unlikely to lead to fresh investigation
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'Canal Boy' is locked away for £50,00 ramraid at Mercedes HQ

'Canal Boy' is locked away for £50,00 ramraid at Mercedes HQ | Policing news | Scoop.it
Clinton Bowen, who was sent on a three-month tax-payer funded holiday to steer him away from crime, is back behind bars
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Cultural Skills Inventory Questionnaire?

Cultural Skills Inventory Questionnaire? | Policing news | Scoop.it
Anybody just get an email from the Met about a voluntary questionnaire which is to 'allow us to make intelligent decisions when deploying our new recruits' based upon 'language, life skills, your preferred London Borough and cultural awareness'?
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