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Arrest after fall from building

Arrest after fall from building | Policing news | Scoop.it
A 26-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman falls from the fourth floor of a block of flats in west Belfast.
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Man sentenced to life in prison for stabbing cabbie love rival to death in frenzied attack

Man sentenced to life in prison for stabbing cabbie love rival to death in frenzied attack | Policing news | Scoop.it
A London man has been jailed for life for murdering his love rival in a frenzied knife attack.
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New investigation after '2,000 police officers' are implicated in corruption

New investigation after '2,000 police officers' are implicated in corruption | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police corruption is to be investigated by a powerful committee of MPs amid fears of widespread impropriety – as The Independent reveals that thousands of officers are suspected to be crooked.
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From Tottenham to Baltimore, policing crisis starts race to the bottom for justice

From Tottenham to Baltimore, policing crisis starts race to the bottom for justice | Policing news | Scoop.it
Provocative, violent and discriminatory policing has sparked riots in both the UK and America.
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Hillsborough inquest: Police chief 'regrets comments

A former chief constable has told the inquest into the Hillsborough disaster that he regrets saying that Liverpool fans had made the police's job much harder than ...
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Bomb aimed at police patrol found in north Belfast

Bomb aimed at police patrol found in north Belfast | Policing news | Scoop.it
PSNI seals off area after explosive is discovered following warning call to Catholic priest
A bomb aimed at ambushing a police patrol has been found in north Belfast.
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Hillsborough inquiry: Former chief inspector at time of disaster chokes up as he says he was blamed for a 'cover-up' of a plan to smear fans

Hillsborough inquiry: Former chief inspector at time of disaster chokes up as he says he was blamed for a 'cover-up' of a plan to smear fans | Policing news | Scoop.it
To his critics, Sir Norman Bettison has been unmoveable in defence of his alleged involvement in a smear campaign against Liverpool fans in the wake of the Hillsborough tragedy.
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Marilyn Mosby, Prosecutor in Freddie Gray Case, Seen as Tough on Police ... - New York Times

Marilyn Mosby, Prosecutor in Freddie Gray Case, Seen as Tough on Police ... - New York Times | Policing news | Scoop.it
Ms. Mosby, who on Friday announced criminal charges against six police officers in Mr. Gray’s death, took office only four months ago, elected with the backing of community activists.
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Rolf Harris could face new charges after 'full file' of evidence handed to prosecutors

Rolf Harris could face new charges after 'full file' of evidence handed to prosecutors | Policing news | Scoop.it
A “full file” of evidence against disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has been presented to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), sources have said.
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Somali rapist can stay in Britain on human rights grounds

Somali rapist can stay in Britain on human rights grounds | Policing news | Scoop.it
Foreign criminal who poses 'high risk' to members of the public persuades immigration court he should not be deported
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Derbyshire Chief Constable Mick Creedon to be quizzed over historical Lord Janner investigation

Derbyshire Chief Constable Mick Creedon to be quizzed over historical Lord Janner investigation | Policing news | Scoop.it
Derbyshire's top police officer is to give evidence to an inquiry into the handling of allegations of historical child abuse against a former MP. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC)...
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Met to examine allegations of electoral fraud by former Tower Hamlets mayor

Met to examine allegations of electoral fraud by former Tower Hamlets mayor | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police decision increases mounting problems for supporters of Lutfur Rahman, kicked out of office for vote-rigging, buying votes and religious intimidation Continue reading...
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Public will soon only hear from cops through TWITTER thanks to Government cuts

Public will soon only hear from cops through TWITTER thanks to Government cuts | Policing news | Scoop.it
Sergeant Andy Stewart of Devon and Cornwall Police told a town council meeting the traditional smiling bobbies on patrol could soon be consigned to history
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Belfast bomb: Police carry out controlled explosion as explosive is discovered in Northern Irish capital

Belfast bomb: Police carry out controlled explosion as explosive is discovered in Northern Irish capital | Policing news | Scoop.it
A large explosive device was detonated by police after it was found in the busy Belfast area of Ardoyne, prompting a security clampdown and the evacuation of local residents.
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Westminster paedophile ring: Former Tory MP Harvey Proctor says he was ‘hung out to dry’ by police over sex claims

Westminster paedophile ring: Former Tory MP Harvey Proctor says he was ‘hung out to dry’ by police over sex claims | Policing news | Scoop.it
Former Conservative MP Harvey Proctor has launched a remarkable attack on the police over its handling of historical child abuse allegations.
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Police Powers of Search

Police Powers of Search | Policing news | Scoop.it
The issue of searching people after they are detained is always sensitive, for it represent an intrusion into someone’s privacy.  It is explicitly recognised in legal challenges to searching that the act constitutes an engagement of Article 8 of the...
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Goldenhill traveller found dead after manhunt - calls for police review

Goldenhill traveller found dead after manhunt - calls for police review | Policing news | Scoop.it
A POLICE complaints body has called for a review into the actions taken by officers during a manhunt - after which the suspect was found dead. The body of Ethol Price was discovered in a reservoir...
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'The times they are a-changing............'

'The times they are a-changing............' | Policing news | Scoop.it
Some will remember the words of the old pop song, but my reference is that for community safety and policing in particular they ARE changing and for the worse..by far. I have heard not a jot from a...
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Man jailed for shooting at men trying to steal plants from his Manchester cannabis farm

Man jailed for shooting at men trying to steal plants from his Manchester cannabis farm | Policing news | Scoop.it
Two men who tried to steal cannabis from a farm hidden in Manchester escaped with their lives by “sheer luck” after the owner started shooting at them.
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'Are you talking to me?' Eric Joyce guilty of Taxi Driver-style attack on two teenagers

'Are you talking to me?' Eric Joyce guilty of Taxi Driver-style attack on two teenagers | Policing news | Scoop.it
The former Labour MP launched an 'unjustified and unprovoked' assault on two 14-year-old boys
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Chief constable sacks drink-driving Harlow officer who 'lacked basic standards ... - Herts and Essex Observer

Chief constable sacks drink-driving Harlow officer who 'lacked basic standards ... - Herts and Essex Observer | Policing news | Scoop.it
An Essex Police officer serving in Harlow has been dismissed from the force after he failed a drink-drive breath test and refused to provide further evidence. Following his conviction for failing to...
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Man convicted of raping one-day-old baby

Man convicted of raping one-day-old baby | Policing news | Scoop.it
A man has been convicted of raping a one-day-old baby and two other young children.
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Jimmy Savile: Publication into TV presenter's abuse over decades at BBC postponed

Jimmy Savile: Publication into TV presenter's abuse over decades at BBC postponed | Policing news | Scoop.it
Publication of Dame Janet Smith's report into how Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall carried out campaigns of abuse over decades at the BBC has been postponed at the request of the Metropolitan Police.
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Freddie Gray's death ruled a homicide; officers charged

Freddie Gray's death ruled a homicide; officers charged | Policing news | Scoop.it
Freddie Gray was reportedly mortally injured when he slammed into the back of a Baltimore police van during his arrest.
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Man who racially abused Asian police officer pictured 'blacked up'

Man who racially abused Asian police officer pictured 'blacked up' | Policing news | Scoop.it
Tim More, pictured 'blacked up', shouted and swore at the Asian officer when he tried to stop him from drinking on a night out with friends in Whitby, North Yorkshire.

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Over 3,000 police officers are being investigated for alleged assault

Over 3,000 police officers are being investigated for alleged assault | Policing news | Scoop.it
More than 3,000 police officers are being investigated for alleged assault – with black and Asian people significantly more likely than white people to complain of police brutality, according to an Independent investigation.

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