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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SPEKTOR Workshop run by Evidence Talks highlights advances in digital forensic operations

In response to the increasing interest in and use of its SPEKTOR Digital Forensic Intelligence systems, Evidence Talks recently held its third Annual Workshop for customers in the law enforcement sector. Combining new feature demos with user success stories and a progress review...
Posted On 31 Oct 2017
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PC Wayne Marques receives prestigious City of London Sheriffs’ Award for Bravery 2017

British Transport Police (BTP) officer PC Wayne Marques – who confronted three knife-wielding terrorists during the recent terror attacks in the London Bridge area of central London and, as a consequence, suffered severe life-changing injuries – is the chosen...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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BikeRegister and British Transport Police look to break cycle of bike crime across UK

The third annual Cycle Crime Conference – hosted by BikeRegister (the national cycle database) in association with the British Transport Police (BTP) – took place in Birmingham on Tuesday 5 July. Following on from last year’s hugely successful event, officers...
Posted On 12 Jul 2017
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Duo of British Transport Police officers dismissed in wake of gross misconduct hearing

Two serving officers have been dismissed from the British Transport Police (BTP) after a misconduct hearing found them guilty of gross misconduct. The hearing discovered that the officers had been negligent when deleting photographs from a suspect’s phone and failed to...
Posted On 31 May 2017
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New Deputy Chairman and Board members appointed to British Transport Police Authority

The body that oversees the specialist rail policing force in Britain has been further strengthened by the appointment of a new deputy chairman and five new Board members, the Department for Transport has announced. Mark Phillips, who has been a Board member of the British...
Posted On 29 Jan 2017
Millie Banerjee
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Millie Banerjee appointed interim chair of College of Policing by Home Secretary

Millie Banerjee has been appointed as the interim chair of the College of Policing following approval from the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, and the College of Policing Board. Banerjee, who sits on the College of Policing Board, takes on the role from Dame Shirley Pearce whose term...
Posted On 28 Nov 2016
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Liberty urges House of Lords to back “better justice for troops” by extending IPCC oversight to military police

The House of Lords could take a vital step towards a “fair and independent justice system” for UK troops by debating proposals to bring the three military police forces under the civilian system of police oversight. That’s the view of Human Rights champion...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016
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Home Secretary re-admits 13 police forces to ‘Best Use of Stop and Search’ scheme

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has re-admitted 13 previously suspended police forces to the Best Use of Stop and Search scheme. The scheme was launched in the summer of 2014 and requires member forces to demonstrate to the public that they’re using the powers of Stop and Search...
Posted On 26 Sep 2016
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Police and heritage experts co-ordinate action against metal thieves in Operation Crucible

The fight against metal thieves stepped up a gear during the week of 5-9 September after police and heritage experts worked in tandem for the first time to carry out co-ordinated enforcement action. Operation Crucible saw police officers from across the country joined by Historic...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016