Policing Posts

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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.

Digital money laundering

Europol estimates 3-4% of the £100bn in illicit proceeds in Europe are laundered through cryptocurrencies – and the proportion is growing rapidly.

Police extend use of drones

Most police services now use drones and for an ever growing list of reasons: tracking suspects, gathering evidence, counter-terrorism

Police trial mobile fingerprinting

West Yorkshire Police trial handheld scanners which allow them to identify people in less than a minute with potential massive efficiency boost.

How should we police sexting?

Police Foundation report reveals just how police services investigate young people texting sexual images to each other and the legal muddle which ensues.

Why are there fewer young offenders?

Analysis of the sudden rise and then sustained fall in young offenders entering the justice system find that policing policy is the main influencing factor.

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