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Shortage of Court Interpreters Delays Cases In UK

Shortage of Court Interpreters Delays Cases In UK | Policing news | Scoop.it
According to Mail Online, over one hundred court cases in the United Kingdom have been abandoned due to a serious lack of translators. This issue has caused the court system to begin relying on Google Translate which is problematic in and of itself.
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City of London Police brings in Kaspersky to train officers to tackle cybercrime

City of London Police brings in Kaspersky to train officers to tackle cybercrime | Policing news | Scoop.it
City of London Police has enlisted internet security expert Kaspersky Lab to help train its officers to tackle all levels of cybercrime. (@CityPolice is working with @Kaspersky Lab to help train its officers to tackle all levels of cybercrime.
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Police rescue 'human traffic victim'

Police rescue 'human traffic victim' | Policing news | Scoop.it
A woman from Latvia believed to have been trafficked into the UK and kept prisoner for over a year is rescued by police in Greater Manchester.
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Teenager on terror charge remanded

Teenager on terror charge remanded | Policing news | Scoop.it
A 19-year-old man from London is remanded in custody after appearing in court to face terrorism allegations.
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£15k of lights stolen from school after police fail to turn up

£15k of lights stolen from school after police fail to turn up | Policing news | Scoop.it
Trespassers were caught on CCTV but callers were told that no officers were available because they were all busy with other jobs
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Can We Talk?

Can We Talk? | Policing news | Scoop.it
In the news today there has been a story about police officers and staff being investigated and in some cases disciplined for the inappropriate use of social media. This led to some discussions ‘on’ social media..
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Met police want compulsory smartphone PINs

Met police want compulsory smartphone PINs | Policing news | Scoop.it
The UK police force has been lobbying Apple and Samsung to instate compulsory PIN locks on smartphones, in a bid to halt thefts of the devices.
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Former teacher charged with abuse

Former teacher charged with abuse | Policing news | Scoop.it
A former teacher is charged with sexually abusing 21 schoolboys at a school where he taught.
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Woman sexually assaulted on a train in front of other passengers

Woman sexually assaulted on a train in front of other passengers | Policing news | Scoop.it
A woman has been sexually assaulted on a train in south east London in front of other passengers. Police say no one intervened because they thought the pair were a couple.
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Second arrest over Tilbury death

Second arrest over Tilbury death | Policing news | Scoop.it
A second person is arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over the death of man in a shipping container in Essex.
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Two more hospital 'neglect' arrests

Two more hospital 'neglect' arrests | Policing news | Scoop.it
Two more nurses have been arrested in an investigation into allegations of wilful neglect at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend, say police.
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Teenager raped woman in her 90s

Teenager raped woman in her 90s | Policing news | Scoop.it
A teenager who raped a woman in her 90s in the hall of her home has been jailed for 16 years at Newport Crown Court.
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Crime commissioner reducing staff and moving to GMP HQ - BBC News

Crime commissioner reducing staff and moving to GMP HQ - BBC News | Policing news | Scoop.it
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Crime commissioner reducing staff and moving to GMP HQ
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The PCC's interim chief executive Steve Mycio said it was a "pragmatic" step.
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Police use cutting-edge facial recognition software to trace Tube sex attackers

Police use cutting-edge facial recognition software to trace Tube sex attackers | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police are using facial recognition software to track down serial sex offenders harassing passengers on London’s Tube and rail network.
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Revealed: the crime bosses who owe us £700 million

Revealed: the crime bosses who owe us £700 million | Policing news | Scoop.it
The “appalling” way in which Britain’s organised crime bosses are being allowed to hold on to their illegal profits is revealed today.
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Child sex abuser jailed for 18 years

Child sex abuser jailed for 18 years | Policing news | Scoop.it
A man from North Yorkshire who raped and sexually abused two young girls is jailed for 18 years.
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Psssst….Met….How Happy Are You?

Psssst….Met….How Happy Are You? | Policing news | Scoop.it
In a week which saw the Daily Fail pronounce that morale in the Police Service has never been so low, I thought I’d take a look.
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Essex Police cost-cutting 'led to sick leave rise' - BBC News

Essex Police cost-cutting 'led to sick leave rise' - BBC News | Policing news | Scoop.it
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Essex Police cost-cutting 'led to sick leave rise'
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A police and crime commissioner (PCC) has said cost-cutting had gone too far and had led to high levels of sickness among officers.
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'No crime' rape inquiries re-opened

'No crime' rape inquiries re-opened | Policing news | Scoop.it
A number of rape claims are to be re-examined by Northumbria Police over fears they were incorrectly recorded as a "no crime".
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Guns, drugs and cash seized as police crack down on gangs ahead of Notting Hill Carnival

Guns, drugs and cash seized as police crack down on gangs ahead of Notting Hill Carnival | Policing news | Scoop.it
Machine guns, crack cocaine and thousands of pounds in cash were seized by police in mass arrests of alleged gang members ahead of Notting Hill Carnival.
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MP questions police links with media

MP questions police links with media | Policing news | Scoop.it
A former policing minister raises concern about the relationship between the police and the media following a BBC report on a police search of Sir Cliff Richard's home.
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Man jailed for plotting assault on lover to kill their unborn baby

Man jailed for plotting assault on lover to kill their unborn baby | Policing news | Scoop.it
Peterborough 23-year-old Jamie Smith gets seven years for planning knife and crowbar attack on pregnant woman (Man jailed for plotting assault on lover to kill their unborn baby http://t.co/jCTPl8vYBR)...
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Four arrested over letter bombs

Four arrested over letter bombs | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police investigating a series of letter bombs sent to addresses in Northern Ireland and England arrest four people.
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New domestic abuse law considered

New domestic abuse law considered | Policing news | Scoop.it
A new crime of domestic abuse could be created under plans to tackle an issue which prompted one millions calls to police in 12 months.
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Police In England And Wales Went Two Years Without Fatally Shooting Someone - FiveThirtyEight (blog)

Police In England And Wales Went Two Years Without Fatally Shooting Someone - FiveThirtyEight (blog) | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police In England And Wales Went Two Years Without Fatally Shooting Someone
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The Economist reported last week, in an article on armed U.S.
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Viewing or sharing beheading video could be a criminal offence, police warn

Viewing or sharing beheading video could be a criminal offence, police warn | Policing news | Scoop.it
As YouTube and Twitter suspend the accounts of people who share the graphic beheading video, Scotland Yard ones sharing it online could be a crime
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