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Chief: Neighbourhood policing not just about visibility

National lead for crime says all 4,000 of his officers - including those sat at desks - are 'neighbourhood police'. • There is too much obsession with visible policing, one of the country's most senior police officers has suggested. Politicians regularly profess desire for police offi

Former chief superintendent convicted of stalking and harassment

Police chief asked nearby force to investigate colleague to ensure independence after victims came forward with allegations. • A former chief superintendent has been found guilty of aggravated stalking, harassment, common assault and witness intimidation. Colin Andrews (59), formerly an of

Call for re-think over officer driving prosecutions

Acquittal of PC on death by dangerous driving charge has re-ignited debate about police taking risks in emergency situations. • People need to look at "the bigger picture" when considering whether officers should be prosecuted for breaking the law when driving, a Federation official has sa

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