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Judge stands by views on corroboration | Herald Scotland

Judge stands by views on corroboration | Herald Scotland | Policing news | Scoop.it
Scotland's second-most senior judge has stood by his controversial recommendation that the Scots law requirement for corroboration in criminal cases should be scrapped, insisting it is "medieval", not understood by some judges and will be abolished "sooner or later".
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This Scoop.it magazine has been up and running since September 2011.

 

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Hillsborough: Government's £10m grant to pay for police legal costs - Yorkshire Post

Hillsborough: Government's £10m grant to pay for police legal costs - Yorkshire Post | Policing news | Scoop.it
South Yorkshire Police may be forced to cut funding for the legal costs of retired officers at the Hillsborough inquests after being left in a “grave” situation by a lack of Government grant support.
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Domestic violence patrol: ‘You’re always thinking, what if he comes back and kills her?’

Domestic violence patrol: ‘You’re always thinking, what if he comes back and kills her?’ | Policing news | Scoop.it
Northumbria police receive 83 reports of domestic violence a day.
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Policeman who crashed car into force HQ gates had stress disorder from Iraq

Policeman who crashed car into force HQ gates had stress disorder from Iraq | Policing news | Scoop.it
Army veteran Kevin Szabo gets non-custodial sentence after attempt to confront chief constable in the belief Cheshire police had not supported him during illness A policeman who crashed his patrol car through the gates of his force’s HQ has walked...
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Gardaí to hear plans to merge Ombudsman, Inspectorate and Policing Authority - BreakingNews.ie

Gardaí to hear plans to merge Ombudsman, Inspectorate and Policing Authority - BreakingNews.ie | Policing news | Scoop.it
Middle-ranking gardaí will this week hear calls for the Garda Ombudsman, the Garda Inspectorate and the Policing Authority to be merged.
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Police ICT Company finally lurches off the ground - The Register

Police ICT Company finally lurches off the ground - The Register | Policing news | Scoop.it
Fill your boots guys as it could be scrapped after the election
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Police's failure to investigate rapes report shelved until after the election

Police's failure to investigate rapes report shelved until after the election | Policing news | Scoop.it
Officers have been told the damning report, which was due to be published last month, has been shelved because of “political interference”

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Police whistleblower claims Theresa May IGNORED child sex abuse ring warnings

Police whistleblower claims Theresa May IGNORED child sex abuse ring warnings | Policing news | Scoop.it
Harry Bunker, 72, claimed Theresa May failed to reply when he wrote to allege two senior South ­Yorkshire Police officers protected paedophile pals during the 1970s

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Police bail time limit announced by home secretary

Police bail time limit announced by home secretary | Policing news | Scoop.it
Time limits on police bail in England and Wales are announced by Home Secretary Theresa May.
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Police arrest man over abduction of six-year-old girl in Burnley

Police arrest man over abduction of six-year-old girl in Burnley | Policing news | Scoop.it
A 33-year-old is in custody on suspicion of child abduction after a girl was taken by a car driver on Thursday and dropped off 30 minutes later, three miles away
A man has been arrested over the abduction of a six-year-old girl.
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Belfast shooting leaves man critically wounded

Belfast shooting leaves man critically wounded | Policing news | Scoop.it
Man in his 50s attacked by two gunmen in the north of the city, becoming the second victim of violence in Belfast within a matter of hours
A man has been shot and critically wounded in an attack in north Belfast on Sunday night.
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Eric Pickles slams Surrey's Police and Crime Commissioner over council tax plans

Eric Pickles slams Surrey's Police and Crime Commissioner over council tax plans | Policing news | Scoop.it
Kevin Hurley's abandoned £13,000 campaign for a 24% rise in the police's share of council tax has been labelled as money for 'old rope' by the Secretary of State
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Crime is falling? No, no and no.

Crime is falling? No, no and no. | Policing news | Scoop.it
Before I write this blog, I need to put out a few disclaimers. This is NOT a political blog and it is not a tool that should be wielded for political purposes. It is written from my experience and ...
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Crown Prosecution Service considers News of the World journalist retrial

Crown Prosecution Service considers News of the World journalist retrial | Policing news | Scoop.it
Court of appeal overturned conviction of journalist and two co-defendants who were arrested as part of Metropolitan Police’s Operation Elveden A crunch meeting at the Crown Prosecution Service is taking place on Monday to decide whether to retry a...
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Predictive Policing: When Law Enforcement Meets Data Science

Predictive Policing: When Law Enforcement Meets Data Science | Policing news | Scoop.it
Predictive policing is when law enforcement gathers data to generate insights which can stop crime before it occurs.
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Police concerned for welfare of missing teenage girl

Police concerned for welfare of missing teenage girl | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police are asking for the public's help in tracing missing teenager Molly Dawes.

The 16-year-old was last seen in Coalville at about 2:15pm on Thursday. Her family is increasingly concerned for her welfare.

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Public spaces are under attack – from a law that can ban anyone doing anything | Paula Cocozza

Public spaces are under attack – from a law that can ban anyone doing anything | Paula Cocozza | Policing news | Scoop.it
What’s next to be outlawed under the absurd public spaces protection order? How about garnishes on sandwiches, or people knocking on your front door?
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Tory MP Enoch Powell investigated as alleged member of Westminster paedophile network

Tory MP Enoch Powell investigated as alleged member of Westminster paedophile network | Policing news | Scoop.it
Enoch Powell, the Conservative anti-immigrant firebrand, is being investigated as an alleged member of a claimed Westminster paedophile network after his name was supplied to police by a senior Anglican bishop.
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Chief Constable was 'upset' at comments blaming fans, Hillsborough inquests hear

Chief Constable was 'upset' at comments blaming fans, Hillsborough inquests hear | Policing news | Scoop.it
Proceedings in Warrington resume with evidence from most senior surviving member of the South Yorkshire Police top management
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The causes and consequences of the 2011 London riots - OUPblog (blog)

The causes and consequences of the 2011 London riots - OUPblog (blog) | Policing news | Scoop.it
During the London riots in August 2011, the police lost control of parts of the city for four days, and thousands of people took part in destruction and looting that resulted in property damage estimated at least $50 million.
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Child sex abuse: Judges, MPs, media entertainers, actors, police and clergy implicated in Met Police corruption probe

Child sex abuse: Judges, MPs, media entertainers, actors, police and clergy implicated in Met Police corruption probe | Policing news | Scoop.it
The Metropolitan Police is being investigated over further allegations of corruption in relation to child sex offences dating back to the 1970s, including the claim that evidence gathered against MPs, judges, media entertainers, police, clergy and...
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Only one in three regularly see a bobby on the beat, report reveals  

Only one in three regularly see a bobby on the beat, report reveals   | Policing news | Scoop.it
A study by the Office for National Statistics found only 32 per cent of people saw bobbies on the beat at least once a week in the last financial year, compared to 40 per cent in 2010-11.
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Police arrest man over abduction of six-year-old girl in Burnley

Police arrest man over abduction of six-year-old girl in Burnley | Policing news | Scoop.it
A 33-year-old is in custody on suspicion of child abduction after a girl was taken by a car driver on Thursday and dropped off 30 minutes later, three miles away
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Belfast shooting leaves man critically wounded

Belfast shooting leaves man critically wounded | Policing news | Scoop.it
Man in his 50s attacked by two gunmen in the north of the city, becoming the second victim of violence in Belfast within a matter of hours
A man has been shot and critically wounded in an attack in north Belfast on Sunday night.
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New inspector of constabulary announced by Home Secretary - News stories - GOV.UK

New inspector of constabulary announced by Home Secretary - News stories - GOV.UK | Policing news | Scoop.it
The Home Secretary has announced that Wendy Williams has been appointed as Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary.
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Wee will make them clean it up themselves, vows town plagued by public urination

Wee will make them clean it up themselves, vows town plagued by public urination | Policing news | Scoop.it
The restorative justice plan, introduced in Eastleigh, Hampshire, is believed to be the first of its kind in the country
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