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Government, legal and accountancy sectors re-launch ‘Flag It Up’ anti-money laundering campaign

Serious and organised crime costs the UK an estimated £24 billion every year. Money laundering not only allows criminals to hide the proceeds of their crimes, but also helps to fund further criminal activity. In its latest report, the Government has set out the threats posed by...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
Gloucestershire Constabulary's headquarters
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Gloucestershire Constabulary protects local communities with real-time SAS insights

Serving 600,000 residents and policing more than 1,000 square miles of urban centres and rural environments, Gloucestershire Constabulary wanted to gain an up-to-date picture of incidents across the county. In a bid to do so, the force has employed analytics software from SAS to...
Posted On 02 Jan 2018
Dr Gillian Tully
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Home Office announces reappointment of Dr Gillian Tully as Forensic Science Regulator

The Home Office has announced the reappointment of Dr Gillian Tully as Forensic Science Regulator. Dr Tully’s Term of Office has been extended from three to six years with her contract now expiring on 16 November 2020. Dr Tully was originally appointed for a three-year term...
Posted On 11 Dec 2017
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National Business Crime Solution introduces new NBCS Consultancy service

The National Business Crime Solution (NBCS) – a not-for-profit organisation that enables the sharing of data between law enforcement agencies and members of the business community in order to reduce crime – has announced the introduction of a new consultancy service....
Posted On 22 Nov 2017
Millie Banerjee CBE: the new chairman of the College of Policing
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Home Secretary Amber Rudd appoints Millie Banerjee as new College of Policing chairman

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has appointed Millie Banerjee CBE as chairman of the College of Policing. Banerjee will now oversee the professional body for everyone in policing and work with the organisation’s newly-confirmed CEO, Mike Cunningham QPM, to professionalise...
Posted On 21 Nov 2017
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The Security Institute and BRE form Special Interest Group for the Built Environment

The Security Institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Building Research Establishment (BRE) to form a Special Interest Group for the Built Environment with a view to developing stronger security regimes for the future involving all elements of the construction...
Posted On 06 Nov 2017
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“Rising crime shows no sign of abating” warns Police Federation in wake of latest ONS figures

Police forces appear to be struggling to stem the tide of ‘genuine increases’ in crime. Figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that police-recorded crime has risen by 13% in the last 12 months with huge increases in violent crime (up by 19%), sexual...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017
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National Business Crime Solution introduces Praesidio online fraud detection initiative

The National Business Crime Solution (NBCS) – the not-for-profit organisation that enables the sharing of data between law enforcement agencies and the business community in order to reduce crime – has introduced its latest pioneering fraud detection initiative. Praesidio – the...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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Britain seeks “comprehensive security and law enforcement partnership” with EU post-Brexit

Britain will look to agree a comprehensive new security, law enforcement and criminal justice partnership with the European Union (EU) after Brexit to fight what the Government calls “our shared threats from terrorism and organised crime”. In the latest future...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017
Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI
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Security Research Initiative focuses attentions on key considerations for security sector

The Security Research Initiative (SRI) has just published two reports addressing key considerations for the security industry. Together, the comprehensive documents seek to understand and highlight the ways in which private security can help protect the public – in both private...
Posted On 19 Sep 2017