The Week In ReviewSat 15th November to Fri 21st November
20/11/14 - Theresa May claims police and crime commissioners are making a real difference to local communities. Police and crime commissioners (PCCs) are "providing accountable, visible leadership", according to Home Secretary Theresa May. Speaking to delegates at the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) Partnership Summi
19/11/14 - Analyst says shift away from in-house discipline is almost complete as proposals are released which include broadcasting misconduct hearings on the internet. New proposals from the Home Office "mark the end of the police looking after their own discipline", an analyst has said. A
21/11/14 - Watchdog found no case to prosecute officer who was accused of lying by a court judge but directed he receive training in statement preparation. An officer who was accused of lying in his evidence by a court judge should receive guidance in preparing statements after admitting he had a problem with spelling and grammar. The Police
- 17/11/14 - 'Pay a decent wage or lose good people'
- 21/11/14 - 'Masked protesters pose public order problem'
- 21/11/14 - Outstanding, inadequate or other: PEEL assessments imminent
- 21/11/14 - Injunction to protect sexual exploitation victim branded 'problematic'
- 20/11/14 - 'Insufficient evidence' to prosecute four chief officers
- 21/11/14 - Fed welcomes Theresa May disciplinary reforms
- 18/11/14 - Performance and target pressure led to 'inexcusable crime recording'
- 19/11/14 - Force axes civilian district investigator jobs
- 19/11/14 - Form-fitting body armour to be introduced
- 20/11/14 - Former whistleblower welcomes new Home Office plan
- 21/11/14 - Emergency Services Network replacement 'moving forward'
- 20/11/14 - Jobs under threat as front desks axed
- 18/11/14 - Force announces overhaul after critical HMIC report
- 22/11/14 - 'PCCs are much more effective than police authorities'
- 21/11/14 - Sexual exploitation: Police need 'child centered approach'
- 19/11/14 - Research confirms nights shifts make personnel fat
The horrific murders of three men in the space of 10 days resulted in Joanna Dennehy being the first woman to be given a whole life tariff by a judge. Jasmin McDermott reports on how investigators dealt with this fast-paced investigation whilst maintaining focus on the main lines of enquiry.
Officer-turned-comedian Alfie Moore gives his view on the recent HMIC inspection into crime recording by the police. Some of my work entails speaking about the police at formal dinners. Sometimes I’ll crack a joke where the set-up is, "the police are under constant pressure to red