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RAF policeman grins alongside Afghan policeman who opened fire on him

RAF policeman grins alongside Afghan policeman who opened fire on him | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
An unwitting British soldier who posed for a photograph with a rogue Afghan policeman was shot dead by him seconds later.Corporal Brent McCarthy, 25, is pictured with a member of the Afghan Uniformed Police just moments before the shooting.After the snap was taken the gunman and another accomplice turned their weapons on the RAF policeman.
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Police can give some criminals a ticking off, says minister - Telegraph

Police can give some criminals a ticking off, says minister - Telegraph | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
Police officers need to use more judgment and discretion when dealing with low-level crime rather than automatically charging people, Damian Green, the justice minister, has suggested.
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Shop Worker Fights Off Robbers With Shoe

Shop Worker Fights Off Robbers With Shoe | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
A shop worker is called a "hero" after he was injured while fighting off two masked robbers using his own shoe.
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Top Afghan female police officer gunned down

Top Afghan female police officer gunned down | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
Unknown killers shot the female sub-inspector in the latest attack targeting Afghan women in positions of authority.
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Officers do need powers under the Mental Health Act though there is something ‘Victorian’ about putting those with mental health problems in police cells, says senior officer

Officers do need powers under the Mental Health Act though there is something ‘Victorian’ about putting those with mental health problems in police cells, says senior officer | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
The ACPO lead for custody has said urgent changes are needed to address the mental health crisis http://t.co/lyNzy8ZU34
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The Star

The Star | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
Police, council, football club and FA in gross negligence manslaughter probe over #hillsboroughdisaster. See http://t.co/iQAYfSF95g
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Trade consultant warns of police 'over-stepping the mark' during 'week of action' - MorningAdvertiser.co.uk

Trade consultant warns of police 'over-stepping the mark' during 'week of action' - MorningAdvertiser.co.uk | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
MorningAdvertiser.co.uk Trade consultant warns of police 'over-stepping the mark' during 'week of action' MorningAdvertiser.co.uk A leading pub trade consultant has warned of some police forces “over-stepping the mark” during the up-coming 'week of...
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Hillsborough police chief Norman Bettison said he had no phone signal - yet FOI request shows 14 calls and 15 texts

Hillsborough police chief Norman Bettison said he had no phone signal - yet FOI request shows 14 calls and 15 texts | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
Communications were made as police chiefs probed actions following the release of the Hillsborough Independent Panel report last year (Bettison Hillsborough probe: phone records show calls/texts at time he told IPCC he had no signal - by @steve_graves...
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'High quality' black officers could end Met police racism - The Voice Online

'High quality' black officers could end Met police racism - The Voice Online | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
'High quality' black officers could end Met police racism
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At present, one in five recruits to the Met is from a BME community, but they account for just 2.8 per cent of officers at Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) rank.
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Acpo's role to be examined by Sir Nick Parker - BBC News

Acpo's role to be examined by Sir Nick Parker - BBC News | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
"A retired general will lead an inquiry into whether an association for senior police officers is fit for purpose." Full story BBC News, 10th September 2013 Source: www.bbc.co.uk (RT @inner_temple: Acpo’s role to be examined by Sir Nick Parker...
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Killer dog stabbed by girl's mother

Killer dog stabbed by girl's mother | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
A bulldog that killed a four-year-old girl was stabbed to death by the child's mother as she tried to save her daughter, police say. (Killer dog stabbed by girl's mother: A bulldog that killed a four-year-old girl was stabbed to death by the ch...
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Police ready to get tough on 20mph limits - Telegraph

Police ready to get tough on 20mph limits - Telegraph | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
Thousands of drivers who break urban 20mph speed limits face fines and points on their licence under new plans being drawn up by senior police officers.
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Woman dies after house 'burglary'

Woman dies after house 'burglary' | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
A woman in her 50s collapses and dies within hours of a suspected burglary at a house in Llandudno, Conwy. (Woman dies after house 'burglary': A woman in her 50s collapses and dies within hours of a su...
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Mirror investigated over criminal liability for alleged phone hacking

Mirror investigated over criminal liability for alleged phone hacking | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
Publisher of Daily and Sunday Mirror says Met is investigating if it is 'criminally liable' for alleged hacking by previous employees (Publisher of Sunday Mirror has said it is under investigation by Met Police in relation to alleged #PhoneHacking...
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More altered Hillsborough police statements found

More altered Hillsborough police statements found | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
Statements by a further 74 officers involved in the Hillsborough disaster may have been amended, the police watchdog has said.
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21,000 jobs lost from NHS in last three months - UnionNews

21,000 jobs lost from NHS in last three months - UnionNews | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
More than 20,000 NHS jobs have been lost in the last three months, according to figures from the Office of National Statistics.
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Police in firing line over growing use of Tasers - The Guardian

Police in firing line over growing use of Tasers - The Guardian | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
The Guardian Police in firing line over growing use of Tasers The Guardian Simon Chesterman, the Association of Chief Police Officers' (Acpo) spokesman on armed police, said the rise in deployments corresponded to the increase in weapons being...
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Low-level arrests surged under Bloomberg's 'zero tolerance' policy ...

Low-level arrests surged under Bloomberg's 'zero tolerance' policy ... | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
The number of arrests made for low-level violations in New York City grew exponentially over the past decade, a result of the so-called “zero tolerance” policy that sought to prevent people from committing future crimes by ...
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Senior Cumbrian police officer Stuart Hyde to return to work after ...

Senior Cumbrian police officer Stuart Hyde to return to work after ... | UK Policing Updates | Scoop.it
Hyde to resume role as deputy chief constable after investigation finds no evidence of misconduct.
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