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CPS asked to consider charging Fed official over fraud

Investigation related to transfer of £1 million to charitable account. • The Crown Prosecution Service has been asked to consider bringing charges against an officer over fraud allegations relating to the use of Police Federation of England and Wales funds. Three serving police officers, tw

First PCC granted fire service responsibility

Roger Hirst will have oversight of two emergency services. • Essex PCC Roger Hirst has been granted responsibility for his county’s fire and rescue service. The Home Office announced the move, a first in England hailing it as “an important step” in its collaboration d

Rise in fatal police shootings

There was a total of six fatalities from almost 15,000 operations. • The number of fatal police shootings in England and Wales has reached the highest level for more than a decade according to latest figures. The Independent Police Complaints Commission said the six fatalities recorded in 2

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