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Here you can find over 150 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.

Police diversion with young offenders works

Police-led diversion of low-risk youth who come into contact with the justice system is more effective in reducing future contact with the justice system compared to traditional processing.

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.

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