Policing

Friday, July 26, 2019

Friday, July 26, 2019

Stabbed police dog to receive bravery award

Stabbed police dog to receive bravery award

A dog who brought an armed assailant to the ground, despite being stabbed multiple times, is to be given an award for bravery.

Recruitment of 20,000 extra police officers to begin 'within weeks'

Recruitment of 20,000 extra police officers to begin 'within weeks'

The recruitment drive was one of Boris Johnson's leadership campaign promises.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Thursday, May 9, 2019

One in five police workers suffer from PTSD, study finds

One in five police workers suffer from PTSD, study finds

An “alarming” amount of UK police officers and staff suffer from some form of post-traumatic stress disorder, a new study suggests.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Youth violence

Bring back borstals to discipline society's 'feral young'

Bring back borstals to discipline society's 'feral young'

Borstals should be brought back into operation to discipline society's "feral young", according to security expert Dai Davies.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019

Police leader calls for positive race discrimination law to ‘shock the system’

Police leader demands new laws to allow positive race discrimination

Police leader demands new laws to allow positive race discrimination

The leader of the police chiefs has said that new laws should be introduced to allow police to positively discriminate in favour of minority ethnic candidates, saying that there needs to be a “shock” to the system.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Police Lines

Norman Brennan: 'I have near zero faith in the policing minister'

Norman Brennan: 'I have near zero faith in the policing minister'

The campaigner and former police officer revealed he has "near zero faith" in policing minister Nick Hurd and London Mayor Sadiq Khan to protect policing in the UK.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Police

Mental health support has fallen to the 'poor old police', says former detective

Mental health support has fallen to the 'poor old police', says former detective

A former Metropolitan Police officer has claimed the "poor old police" are taking on mental health support roles in the wake of cuts to mental health services.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Police

Former Detective Inspector: 'The police are expecting individuals to gather the evidence themselves'

'Police are expecting individuals to gather evidence themselves' says former DI

A former Detective Inspector has said that due to cuts, police are "expecting individuals to gather the evidence themselves".