The Week In ReviewFri 24th October to Thu 30th October
30/10/14 - Theresa May claims that Coalition Government has "proved critics wrong" and that reform programme has improved policing. The Coalition Government has proved that it is possible to deliver more for less through its radical police reform programme and has proved its critics wrong, according to the Home Secretary. Theresa May (pictured) has
30/10/14 - Changes to a force's uniform policy are vital to ensure personnel display a good "corporate image", according to a Federation official. A tighter uniform policy for police officers and staff will ensure individuals present a "respectable force image" to the public, a Federation chairman has said. The stipulations have seen a tig
30/10/14 - A survey by the Police Federation measuring the impact of recent reforms found morale in the service to be low. The government needs to give more "vocal support" to officers who are finding it impossible to deliver a "gold-standard policing service" amid concerns that thousands will leave in the next two years. In a
- 29/10/14 - Positive discrimination employment changes branded 'politically correct'
- 29/10/14 - New training for specials 'could reduce staff turnover'
- 30/10/14 - Barrister: 'Police witnesses should receive feedback post-trial'
- 31/10/14 - Pay review body: Staff associations have a 'single shot'
- 27/10/14 - PCC admits disclosing confidential information
- 30/10/14 - Review of police leadership gets underway
- 28/10/14 - Peelian principles threatened by 'them-and-us' mentality
- 29/10/14 - Renowned detective praised for exemplary 'assassination' investigation
- 31/10/14 - Mutual aid: Officers could be sent abroad
- 27/10/14 - 'Give us Taser to protect ourselves Mrs May'
- 28/10/14 - Detectives 'suffering emotional breakdown' under policing pressure
- 31/10/14 - Minority communities 'must help' recruit 17,000 more BME officers
- 27/10/14 - Officers should use 'tranquillisers instead of dangerous restraint'
- 29/10/14 - Police practices 'leaving children afraid'
- 30/10/14 - Force welcomes minister's child sexual exploitation report
- 29/10/14 - Fatal shooting: Force decision-making investigated
A three year randomised control trial has highlighted some crucial initial findings regarding the effect deferred prosecutions have on offenders. Peter Neyroud reports. As a police officer and now as a researcher, I have been involved in trying to improve the front end of the criminal just
Surrey's PCC Kevin Hurley says elected police commissioners prevent slide into "policing by apathy". I had strong reservations when I stood for election as police and crime commissioner (PCC). Having done my 30 years in the job, retiring as borough commander of Hammersmith and Fu