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Arms dealer jailed over shipment

Arms dealer jailed over shipment | Policing news | Scoop.it
An arms dealer from East Yorkshire is jailed for seven years for helping to ship thousands of guns from China to Nigeria without a licence.
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Friends hung man with learning difficulties from tree and beat him to death

Friends hung man with learning difficulties from tree and beat him to death | Policing news | Scoop.it
Two friends filmed themselves beating a man with learning difficulties to death, telling him ‘Smile for the camera’ as they killed him.

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Courts face crisis over 500 'fixed' forensic tests

Courts face crisis over 500 'fixed' forensic tests | Policing news | Scoop.it
Rogue scientists are feared to have doctored the forensic test results of hundreds of innocent people, sparking a massive miscarriage of justice inquiry. Courts face loads of appeals.
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Innocent pensioner died after four fraudsters rammed into car in 'crash for cash' plot, court hears

Innocent pensioner died after four fraudsters rammed into car in 'crash for cash' plot, court hears | Policing news | Scoop.it
An innocent pensioner died after four fraudsters rammed into a car in a “crash for cash” plot, a court heard.
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Senior Command Course

Senior Command Course | Policing news | Scoop.it
On Friday 27th January I had the privilege of presenting to the Senior Command Course at Sunningdale. This is the course for Chief Superintendents and equivalent ranks from NCA and other police agencies around the world who aspire to the NPCC ranks. The aims of the session were to; Introduce SCC2017 to social media and…
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GMP admits mistakes as it settles case brought by senior cop who claimed she was 'fitted up'

GMP admits mistakes as it settles case brought by senior cop who claimed she was 'fitted up' | Policing news | Scoop.it
Half-way through the two-week tribunal the two parties agreed to settle their case when the force backed down

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Teenage girl charged with murdering Katie Rough, 7, in York appears in court

Teenage girl charged with murdering Katie Rough, 7, in York appears in court | Policing news | Scoop.it
A teenager has appeared in court charged with murdering a seven-year-old girl whose mother broke down in tears as she tried in vain to save the life of her daughter found seriously injured on a playing field.
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EU Drugs Alert: Sewage analysis shows London to be the cocaine capital of Europe (on weekdays, anyway)

EU Drugs Alert: Sewage analysis shows London to be the cocaine capital of Europe (on weekdays, anyway) | Policing news | Scoop.it

By taking wastewater samples from the treatment plant before it’s treated, scientists from the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) were able to measure cocaine use across 50 European cities in a week in March 2016 – once population sizes were taken into account.


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Seven injured as Ferrari 458 mounts pavement and sends boy 'flying over bridge railings'

Seven injured as Ferrari 458 mounts pavement and sends boy 'flying over bridge railings' | Policing news | Scoop.it
Two teenagers were in hospital last night and five others injured after a £200,000 Ferrari mounted the pavement and hit them - sending one boy "flying off" a bridge.
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Knifeman shouts 'kill all Muslims' during Forest Hill rampage

Knifeman shouts 'kill all Muslims' during Forest Hill rampage | Policing news | Scoop.it
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: A man was injured during the attack at Forest Hill station in south-east London this afternoon and is currently being treated in hospital.
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Hearing held in private as senior police officer questioned over her close relationship with 'discredited' predecessor

Hearing held in private as senior police officer questioned over her close relationship with 'discredited' predecessor | Policing news | Scoop.it

QUESTIONS to the head of Cleveland Police’s integrity unit about her close relationship with her “discredited” predecessor led to part of a…

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Community service sentences must be tougher, says UK's senior judge

Community service sentences must be tougher, says UK's senior judge | Policing news | Scoop.it
Lord Chief Justice Lord Thomas, the most senior judge in England and Wales, said that community punishments given to more than 100,000 serious offenders each year are ‘a problem’.
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Redhill: Teenager 'stabbed in the mouth' following town centre brawl

Redhill: Teenager 'stabbed in the mouth' following town centre brawl | Policing news | Scoop.it
A teenage boy was reportedly stabbed in the mouth following a mass brawl in Redhill town centre. Surrey Police are investigating reports up to eight youths were involved in a fight on Monday afternoon close to a McDonald’s restaurant.
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New Kevlar Shield Is Designed to Protect Police Officers

New Kevlar Shield Is Designed to Protect Police Officers | Policing news | Scoop.it

Police officers may risk their lives everyday to protect the public, but there are simple precautions and safety devices that can make some practices safer. Standoffs, one of the more dangerous situations officers encounter while on patrol, may now become relatively safer due to a new, portable shield that can protect them from gunshots.


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It's lightweight, foldable and bullet-proof.

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Armed police seal off Sheffield street after shooting

Armed police seal off Sheffield street after shooting | Policing news | Scoop.it
The shooting took place on Daniel Hill, in the Upperthorpe area of the city, at 1.30pm. A large number of police arrived and the 23-year-old man who was shot was taken to hospital.
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Retired dentist who tried to murder wife after falling victim to fraud spared jail as she begs judge not to send him to prison

Retired dentist who tried to murder wife after falling victim to fraud spared jail as she begs judge not to send him to prison | Policing news | Scoop.it
A retired dentist who tried to strangle his wife with a tie after he was conned out of £200,000 has been spared jail after she begged the judge not to send him to prison.
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If we fail to distinguish between the mentally ill and terrorists we do Isil's work for them

If we fail to distinguish between the mentally ill and terrorists we do Isil's work for them | Policing news | Scoop.it
On December 17 1992, paranoid schizophrenic Christopher Clunis stabbed 27-year-old Jonathon Zito to death in a random, unprovoked attack at Finsbury Park station.
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Cleveland Police agrees to £185,000 payout over claims of racial discrimination and victimisation

Cleveland Police agrees to £185,000 payout over claims of racial discrimination and victimisation | Policing news | Scoop.it
UNDER-fire Cleveland Police has agreed a payout understood to be worth more than £185,000 to four officers over claims of racial discrimination…

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Sex attacker slashes throat in courtroom dock during sentencing hearing 

Sex attacker slashes throat in courtroom dock during sentencing hearing  | Policing news | Scoop.it
A sex offender has slashed his own throat in a courtroom dock as he was due to be sentenced for attacking a shop assistant.
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Police boss was 'fitted up' and 'branded a liar and a criminal' by GMP for whistleblowing, tribunal hears

Police boss was 'fitted up' and 'branded a liar and a criminal' by GMP for whistleblowing, tribunal hears | Policing news | Scoop.it
Chief Inspector Clara Williams told an employment tribunal she was accused of a cover-up after raising concerns

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Outrage as armed police pose with children at Christmas market

Outrage as armed police pose with children at Christmas market | Policing news | Scoop.it
A police force has faced criticism after armed officers smiled and posed for pictures with children at a Christmas market. Images posted on Northumbria Police’s Facebook page showed officers holding guns and smiling as they posed with families at the festive event in Newcastle city centre. The snaps attracted more than 2,500 comments, many from residents concerned about the impact seeing armed police would have on young children.
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Met police chief Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe told by MPs to write compensation cheques to VIPs traduced by Operation Midland before he retires in February

Met police chief Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe told by MPs to write compensation cheques to VIPs traduced by Operation Midland before he retires in February | Policing news | Scoop.it
The head of Scotland Yard should write compensation cheques worth hundreds of thousands to individuals whose reputations were wrecked by Operation Midland, MPs will tell ministers today.
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EU CT Alert: Five men and a woman are arrested on suspicion of terror offences

EU CT Alert: Five men and a woman are arrested on suspicion of terror offences | Policing news | Scoop.it
Four men from Derby aged 22, 27, 35 and 36, a man, 27, from Burton upon Trent and a woman from London have all been arrested on suspicion of engaging in the preparation of an act of terrorism.
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Football abuse hotline receives 'staggering surge' in calls

Football abuse hotline receives 'staggering surge' in calls | Policing news | Scoop.it
Referrals from calls to a dedicated football abuse hotline more than tripled the amount made in the first three days of the Jimmy Savile scandal, the NSPCC has said.
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Man stabbed in neck during fight in busy east London high street

Man stabbed in neck during fight in busy east London high street | Policing news | Scoop.it
A man has been rushed to hospital after he was stabbed in the neck outside a Primark branch in a packed shopping street in east London.
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Millionaire property developer murdered burlesque dancer after paying her £10,000 a month to be his escort, court hears

Millionaire property developer murdered burlesque dancer after paying her £10,000 a month to be his escort, court hears | Policing news | Scoop.it
A millionaire property developer strangled a burlesque dancer to death after becoming "obsessed" with her, a jury heard.
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