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PCCs spend thousands on foreign travel

Transatlantic jet-setting for business purposes was among the activities claimed for in expenses, FoI request shows. • Jet-setting police and crime commissioners (PCCs) have spent thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money on overseas business trips since being elected in 201

'Cuts hitting Scottish supers hard'

Chief Supt Niven Rennie says politicians should look to other areas of the public sector to save money. • Cuts are having severe consequences for the one mainland UK force whose frontline officer numbers have been preserved by politicians, the head of a staff association has said. In an

Neighbourhood officers 'can't just smile and visit schools'

Met commissioner says all new officers are now being equipped with investigative skills to improve standards across the force. • All new officers in the Met will complete investigative training following concerns over the quality of investigations carried out, the commissioner has said

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