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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.

Prisoners solve cold cases

Police services in the US and Netherlands distribute cold case playing cards and calendars to get prisoners’ help in solving cold cases.

Young BAME men and stop and search

Criminal Justice Alliance research finds number of stop and searches down but proportion targeted at young BAME men has increased again.

The state of policing (April 2017)

Sir Tom Winsor’s annual assessment of police performance shows a service under strain, seeking to withdraw from mental health and other non-crime work.

Rise in the use of weapons

Crime levels stable Last week (19 January 2017), the Office for National Statistics published the latest crime figures for England and Wales which cover the

Tackling street drinking

New guidance from Police and Crime Commissioners on tackling street drinking recommends a multi-agency co-ordinated approach.

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