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The madness begins: Lambeth bans everything in legal high crack-down

The madness begins: Lambeth bans everything in legal high crack-down | Policing news | Scoop.it
Before the psychoactive substances bill even comes into force, Lambeth council is going ahead with its own mad variation on the theme
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Woman speaks of 'living hell' after ex-husband jailed for gunning down her mother in revenge

Woman speaks of 'living hell' after ex-husband jailed for gunning down her mother in revenge | Policing news | Scoop.it
A young woman spoke of her “living hell” as her abusive ex-husband was jailed for life with a minimum of 28 years for gunning down her mother in an act of revenge.
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Top cop escaped misconduct action by retiring, police confirm - Salisbury Journal

Top cop escaped misconduct action by retiring, police confirm - Salisbury Journal | Policing news | Scoop.it
WILTSHIRE'S former chief constable would have faced a disciplinary hearing over misconduct allegations, had he not been allowed to retire in…
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Predictive policing is 'wave of the future,' NY commissioner says - Reveal

Predictive policing is 'wave of the future,' NY commissioner says - Reveal | Policing news | Scoop.it
During a recent panel, New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton spoke candidly about his department’s use of predictive policing, a controversial data-mining method intended to anticipate ...
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Cameron's grip on Calais crisis in doubt amid pledges of sniffer dogs and fencing

Cameron's grip on Calais crisis in doubt amid pledges of sniffer dogs and fencing | Policing news | Scoop.it
Prime minister’s package to stop migrant incursions at Calais is condemned by hauliers, while Kent police question plans to ease traffic congestion Extra sniffer dogs and fencing are to be sent to France as David Cameron warned that the Calais...
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Police poster boy cleared of fraud alleges smear campaign by own force

Police poster boy cleared of fraud alleges smear campaign by own force | Policing news | Scoop.it
John Buttress says he was repeatedly falsely accused because he tried to expose corrupt practice in Greater Manchester police
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Roll Up, Roll Up, Enjoy The Show

Roll Up, Roll Up, Enjoy The Show | Policing news | Scoop.it
Well Twatter was awash with condemnation yesterday, and I have to say I’m hardly surprised.  It’s been a while since I saw such a ridiculous management decision, at least a week. The Twattersphere ...
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Man takes pictures of would-be robbers whilst having a heart attack

Man takes pictures of would-be robbers whilst having a heart attack | Policing news | Scoop.it
The 69-year-old was taking photographs of flowers when the thieves tried to steal his camera
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At All Costs 

At All Costs  | Policing news | Scoop.it
Over the last few days the issue of what cuts to police budgets might mean has finally gained some traction in the media.  First we had Merseyside CC Sir Jon Murphy speaking plainly and h...
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Shropshire’s crime commissioner in vow on burglaries amid cuts

Shropshire’s crime commissioner in vow on burglaries amid cuts | Policing news | Scoop.it
Shropshire’s police and crime commissioner has said it would be a “very sad day” if people lost faith in the police – as it was warned budget cuts could lead to officers no longer attending burgled homes.
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Mike Pannett: Rural towns and villages pay the price of police cuts

Mike Pannett: Rural towns and villages pay the price of police cuts | Policing news | Scoop.it
It’s no surprise that in the recent National Rural Crime Survey nearly two-thirds of respondents thought that the police weren’t doing a good job and felt less safe as a result. Government soundbites say the police “must do more with less”.
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Senior Met police officer rebuts claims over drowning of Jack Susianta

Senior Met police officer rebuts claims over drowning of Jack Susianta | Policing news | Scoop.it
Commander Lucy D’Orsi hits out at ‘disappointing media coverage’ in defence against claims that officers refused to try and save teenager The Metropolitan police has vigorously defended itself against accusations that officers refused to try and...
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Police in final stages of preparing for arrival of 70,000 Creamfields revellers

Police in final stages of preparing for arrival of 70,000 Creamfields revellers | Policing news | Scoop.it
Major policing operation preparation well under way
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Much More Than Crime Fighters

Much More Than Crime Fighters | Policing news | Scoop.it
RT @TVPFED: A further £33m is to be cut from TVP before 2018. Where will that leave your local bobby? http://t.co/WMNAsd2iEA #MuchMoreThanC…
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Prison crisis revealed: Official stats show murder and assault at ten-year high

Prison crisis revealed: Official stats show murder and assault at ten-year high | Policing news | Scoop.it
Shocking new government figures have revealed the full extent of the prison crisis hitting England and Wales', with murders, self-harm and assaults at a ten-year high.
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Bleeding man stabbed in London manages to walk up to police officers to report attack

Bleeding man stabbed in London manages to walk up to police officers to report attack | Policing news | Scoop.it
A man who was stabbed multiple times in London managed to walk up to police to report the attack.
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Officer who challenged racism in police cleared of sexual assault charges

Officer who challenged racism in police cleared of sexual assault charges | Policing news | Scoop.it
Retired detective sergeant Gurpal Virdi, who won two employment tribunal cases against Met, claims charges were part of vendetta A retired Asian officer who fought racism in the police has been cleared of sexually assaulting a prisoner almost 30...
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How often do police user tasers?

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We can be rightly proud of the very low number of police shootings in England compared to most other countries.
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We hope you enjoy the show! Outrage as events company offers ticket to police misconduct hearing

We hope you enjoy the show! Outrage as events company offers ticket to police misconduct hearing | Policing news | Scoop.it
Officer faces charges of gross misconduct at new public hearing
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Guns discovered in woods near South Yorkshire prison

Guns discovered in woods near South Yorkshire prison | Policing news | Scoop.it
A stash of guns has been found hidden in woodlands close to one of South Yorkshire’s prisons, it has been revealed.
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Calais migrant crisis: UK police and social services plead for help - BBC News

Calais migrant crisis: UK police and social services plead for help - BBC News | Policing news | Scoop.it
Police and social services in the UK say there are seeking urgent support to deal with the impact of the Calais migrant crisis.
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Drunken tractor driver who killed boy escaped prosecution

Drunken tractor driver who killed boy escaped prosecution | Policing news | Scoop.it
Inquest hears farm hand Gary Green, 50, was more than twice the drink-drive limit when he reversed into Harry Whitlam
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Re-read: Two guilty of PC Neil Doyle manslaughter

Re-read: Two guilty of PC Neil Doyle manslaughter | Policing news | Scoop.it
Andrew Taylor and Timothy Donovan guilty of killing off-duty officer, while Chris Spendlove cleared of all charges
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'Terrorised' pensioner jailed for having a shotgun in his car

'Terrorised' pensioner jailed for having a shotgun in his car | Policing news | Scoop.it
Judge jails 88-year-old Roy Delph for two years, saying he showed a 'brazen disregard' for the gun laws when he was found with a shotgun in his car
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City worker falls 100ft to his death near London's Tower Bridge

City worker falls 100ft to his death near London's Tower Bridge | Policing news | Scoop.it
The victim, who received multiple injuries, is understood to have been working for accountants PricewaterhouseCoopers
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