The Week In ReviewSun 24th August to Sat 30th August
28/08/14 - Public Health England says triage system is available after Police Federation's lead on custody says virus poses potential risk. Custody sergeants should follow standard procedures around infection control if they believe a detainee may have Ebola, Public Health England has said. The government agency issued advice to forces after
28/08/14 - Growth of evidence-based predictive policing continues as force reveals technique contributed to drop in house burglaries. A force's combination of a variety of proven evidence based policing techniques - including cocooning and intelligence-based behaviour analysis - has resulted in a 10 per cent drop in house burglaries. Es
28/08/14 - Home Office confirms sale of Jacobean mansion and extensive park to specialist developers. An iconic mansion where national police training has been hosted for more than 50 years has been sold to residential developers, the Home Office has announced. Bramshill, which is set in 262 acres of medieval woodland, has been sold to City &
- 28/08/14 - Shaun Wright resigns from Labour but remains PCC
- 28/08/14 - Crime figures: Fed voices fresh concerns
- 28/08/14 - Officers 'disprove victim rather than record crime'
- 28/08/14 - Sexual assaults: PC handed custodial term
- 28/08/14 - Rapid facial recognition trial begins
- 28/08/14 - Tour de France followed with real-time mapping
- 29/08/14 - Fears raised over public order command resilience
- 29/08/14 - Legislation confusion led to 'crime recording errors'
- 29/08/14 - Analysts: 'Urgent reform of PCC legislation needed'
- 29/08/14 - Rotherham scandal: National lead pledges action
- 29/08/14 - Serious disorder 'highlights need for more resilience'
- 29/08/14 - Public order CS spray use: Compensation paid
- 29/08/14 - Deputy PCC resigns amid Rotherham scandal
- 29/08/14 - 'Most decorated' UK officer remembered
- 29/08/14 - Counter terror: New legislation imminent
- 30/08/14 - More cuts push police force to 'tipping point'
Following the advent of ethics committees, designed to offer an impartial view of certain aspects of policing, Nick Alatti examines the practicalities behind such an initiative, and how they could act as a "critical friend". There are a number of grey areas in policing where officers have to m
- Alcohol problem: Policing solutions to night-time economy
- Radical reform: Consolidating powers to combat terrorism
Despite a one per cent pay rise for officers, real time pay continues to decline and officers should not be expected to do the same job for less money, writes Royston Martis. Would people in any profession be happy coming to work to do the same job but earning less than they did the previous yea
- Internal police justice: Officers experiencing 'unfair behaviour'
- Data retention, legislation and public confidence