The most recent report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary, Fire and Rescue services found a great deal of positive work done on legitimacy in recent years but focuses on the need for more analysis on stop and search data
As 2017 nears its close, this year - more than most – has seen awards ceremonies reflecting on the bravery of those in the emergency services - those who run towards the incident, potentially putting themselves at risk, in the hope of helping those who need it. So this year’s theme for UN International Day for volunteers, "Volunteers Act First" recognising the contributions of first responders in times of crisis, is fitting given our deployment to the overseas territories.
The use of live streaming platforms by online sex offenders is increasing and there is an urgent need to educate children about the risks associated with this new threat, warn child protection experts.
Last November the Policing Vision 2025 was launched setting out the plan for policing over the next ten years. Police chiefs and Police and Crime Commissioners are now implementing a transformational programme of reform.
Following an investigation into alleged data manipulation by individuals working at Randox Testing Services (RTS), a team of experts have identified the number of cases affected and prioritised them for retesting with 70 per cent of the highest priority cases already submitted for retests.