The Week In ReviewWed 29th April to Tue 5th May
05/05/15 - College of Policing could offer advice in order to help make appointments process more clear, body says. There is concern that the selection process for appointing chief officers in neither transparent nor fair. "A number" of people who responded to a consultation on the College of Policing's interim leadership review said
05/05/15 - The development of a Community Safety Hub in Cleveland is one step closer to completion. Cleveland Police's headquarters site has been sold, but it is still not known whether North Yorkshire Police will move staff to the new building. In
06/05/15 - Association's claim that no one has tried to leave since Home Secretary freed officers to cancel their memberships is contradicted by chief inspector. No one has quit the Police Federation of England and Wales since April 1 – when officers were given the freedom to leave if they wish – according to the Fed. But this positive
- 05/05/15 - Serving officer dies after battle with lung cancer
- 30/04/15 - PCSO sold force's uniform and equipment on eBay
- 30/04/15 - Firearms officer suffered sex discrimination
- 05/05/15 - Investigations after men die following police detention
- 30/04/15 - Hundreds of police staff facing pay cut
- 06/05/15 - 'New government must realise service is on its knees'
- 05/05/15 - Legal highs pose toxicological 'nightmare'
- 01/05/15 - Public misconduct hearings in effect
- 06/05/15 - New child sexual exploitation act in effect
- 05/05/15 - Business insurance could aid cyber crime fight
- 05/05/15 - Bomb targeted police in Belfast
- 06/05/15 - Just 25pc take up Boris' specials tax rebate
- 06/05/15 - 'No pursuits policy' does not exist
- 04/05/15 - 'Party politics can't deal with criminal justice issues'
- 01/05/15 - Force rapped for allowing doormen to help restrain suspect
- 01/05/15 - Emergency Services Network 'outdated'
This week we look at the role CCTV can play when putting together a case. In this series, we preview sections of Blackstone's third edition of the Senior Investigating Officers' Handbook. This book provides invaluable insight about the essential skills and responsibilities that a se
As the nation is set to go to the polls Dr Tim Brain casts a forensic eye over the main parties' election "promises" on the service. With the election nearly upon us it is time to take stock of what the parties are offering in terms of policing. The main parties are offering distinctive choices o
- Five years of relentless reform from a 'supportive' Home Secretary
- A copper's guide to the election - with Alfie Moore