The Week In ReviewTue 23rd September to Mon 29th September
29/09/14 - Former soldier and operations officer at Amazon will join force under superintendent scheme in November. An Amazon employee will become one of the first direct entry superintendent candidates at Sussex Police, the force has announced. John Lacken, who was second-in-command of 23 Engineer Regiment and is currently an operations officer wi
29/09/14 - Forensic scientist slams 'confusing mess' as forensic regulator admits police contact could skew scientists' results. Police dealings with forensic examiners may impinge on scientific objectivity, the Forensic Science Regulator (FSR) has said. Draft guidance from the FSR warned "contextual information" about crimes p
30/09/14 - Mayor of London's office reiterates pledge on giving largest volunteer contingent 50 per cent off charge, but it coincides with drop in their number. The Mayor of London is seeking advice from other parts of the country on the best way to implement his plan to give Special Constabulary officers a discount on their council tax. Boris Joh
- 29/09/14 - Lawyer: 'PSDs should recruit best officers'
- 30/09/14 - Higher tax on pensions 'stifling promotion ambitions'
- 30/09/14 - Two officers suspended as DCC issues apology
- 30/09/14 - Force uses actors to 'perform Code of Ethics'
- 29/09/14 - Fed membership: Specials will get full protection
- 29/09/14 - RTC: PCC referred to police watchdog
- 29/09/14 - Mental Health Cop spearheads 'flexible' approach to training
- 30/09/14 - Child sexual exploitation: Fresh warnings about South Yorkshire
- 29/09/14 - Senior officer: 'Move away from blame game'
- 30/09/14 - PCC: 'End unfair widows pension rules'
- 30/09/14 - Tragic death of off-duty PC
- 29/09/14 - Exceptional bravery of fallen officers honoured
- 24/09/14 - Overtime crackdown: Labour pledges to save 1,000 officer posts
- 30/09/14 - Florescent forensic biosensors 'will uncover hidden evidence'
- 28/09/14 - Force consigns cassette tapes to history
- 28/09/14 - PCC architect quits Tories for UKIP
A new initiative is examining what motivates those drawn towards radical groups. Andrew Staniforth reports. A new multi-disciplinary European research project called ‘TRANSRAD’ is investigating terrorist radicalisation processes, helping UK police officers to better understand what
Getting accurate data on how many personnel are assaulted every year is crucial to understanding the risks officers face every day, writes Royston Martis. We should all care how many police officers are assaulted on duty each year. They are the men and women charged with locking up the ba