The Week In ReviewTue 14th October to Mon 20th October
20/10/14 - Inspectorate finds uplift in officers resigning from a Police Scotland division under single force and an analyst believes this offers potential warnings to England and Wales. The quick move to a single force in Scotland has undermined the morale of officers and staff in one division, a report has highlighted. An inspection by Her Maj
20/10/14 - College of Policing developing framework for reviewing police leadership in England and Wales. Reform of rank structures, national standards, and reform of senior training courses are just some of the elements which could form part of the College of Policing's leadership review. Home Secretary Theresa May ordered the study to be c
21/10/14 - Size of forces could be the same as 30 years ago as chief constable admits that cuts will have an inevitable impact on policing communities. Police force numbers could shrink to the size they were 30 years ago as senior leaders cut more from their shrinking budgets, a chief constable has warned. Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner
- 20/10/14 - Officer shot in eye following 'distressing incident'
- 15/10/14 - 'Force set to shed 500 police officer posts'
- 20/10/14 - Assaults: Some officers treated as 'second class victims'
- 21/10/14 - Future chiefs' council will have 'less policing authority'
- 20/10/14 - Fast track for officers is now open
- 20/10/14 - 'Unrealistic' to expect NCA to pursue 50,000 paedophiles
- 20/10/14 - Domestic violence: Forces must evolve beyond reactive approach
- 19/10/14 - ACPO President to retire
- 16/10/14 - Resignation call: MP piles pressure on police chief
- 21/10/14 - Force pioneers major city's first mental health suite
- 20/10/14 - Police justified in Tasering violent man
- 16/10/14 - 'Treat officers well to cut crime'
- 21/10/14 - 'Judge us on crime disrupted not money seized'
- 20/10/14 - Restorative justice guidance for policing released
- 21/10/14 - Misconduct notices served for domestic abuse response
- 17/10/14 - Career break officers 'could return at higher rank'
Following the announcement of the first public inquiry into police and crime commissioners, Bernard Rix considers the remit of the inquiry and the principles of public life. The independent Committee on Standards in Public Life (CSPL) recently launched an inquiry into the accountability structures
How you can apply technology in the right places to assist human investigators in solving complex crimes, by Paul Slater. Investigators must deal with large and growing volumes of digital evidence across an increasing number and variety of sources. The key facts that will prove or disprove a case