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Here you can find over 100 posts tracking every major development in policing since 2011. You can trace the impact of staffing cuts, follow the debate about the role of modern policing and keep up with the latest in digitisation, use of drones & other innovations. If you’re looking for something in particular, try the search box below.

How to mug off your smartphone thief

Earlier this year I wrote a post about how the “Find my iPhone” app had helped British Transport Police both recover a stolen iPhone and

Stop and Search and Replay

Stop and search has always been a controversial issue in the UK and friction point between police and the communities they serve. Indeed several commentators

Criminals face an uncertain future

Facewatch is the latest online development in the law-enforcement v criminals high-tech arms race with cops and robbers adapting new digital techniques to outwit each

Don’t delay! Post 999

The recent publicity campaigns promoting the new 101 Police telephone number have all been at pains to emphasise that the number should not be used

Talking about the iPlod generation

The last time I blogged about the police use of social media, I was amazed that so many police officers were active users of Twitter –

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