Police are today, Thursday 13 June, meeting with industry leaders and business people to discuss efforts to tackle the increase in ATM and cash in transit robbery.
A week of intensified action on knife crime has resulted in police arresting 1,372 people, including 516 for a knife related offence, and seizing more than 10,000 weapons.
Police chiefs are meeting the Home Secretary this week to talk about what more can be done to stop young people dying on our streets, days after further violence in London and Greater Manchester.
A police probe into data manipulation by two individuals working at Randox Testing Services (RTS) has uncovered that data which supports in excess of 6000 toxicology samples could have been impacted by that manipulation.
A Crimewatch special “Catching the Abusers” focusing on the work of Operation Hydrant in coordinating the police response to allegations of non-recent child sexual abuse has led to calls reporting abuse and sharing information.
Over 800 potentially lethal weapons have been seized and 282 suspects arrested during a month-long operation aimed at preventing criminals and terrorists gaining access to illegal firearms.
The CPS and police have published the first ever joint honour-based violence/abuse and forced marriage protocol today [14 December 2016], outlining their commitment to the successful investigation and prosecution of these crimes. The protocol recognises the importance of strong partnership working between these two agencies.
Following ongoing and widespread publicity surrounding allegations of child sexual abuse within football, many police forces across the country have received a significant number of calls, both reporting further allegations and offering information.
Thousands of people in the UK are likely to be falling victim to sextortion every year, according to the National Crime Agency and National Police Chiefs Council.
As reports of sexting between young people continue to rise, police forces are given advice on how to respond in a measured and proportionate way.
Since May 2015, police have led 200 operations into modern slavery targeting around 900 offenders exploiting people for labour, sex, domestic servitude or involvement in criminal operations. The police chief leading the response says that there will be an increase in the scale of targeted police activity following investment into more specialist investigators and a national intelligence centre.
The NSPCC have provided an estimate into the potentially shocking scale of people who are now viewing child sexual abuse images. The online child sexual abuse images: tackling demand and supply report highlights the urgency of the challenge in tackling the creation and distribution of these images.