Iceland determines to put crime on ice thanks to introduction of Vista IP system

Recently voted ‘Best Big Company’ to work for in the UK, Iceland is one of Britain’s fastest-growing and most innovative retailers. With over 860 stores in the UK, the business is now looking to open 40 new stores and roll-out its online service to a further 320 stores, in turn...
Posted On 15 Dec 2015
Inside the States of Jesrey Police CCTV Control Room

Jersey’s airport, harbour and town centre-focused CCTV upgrade completed by Milestone Systems

Milestone Systems’ XProtect Corporate and Inter-Connect are helping to deliver a highly secure and flexible platform for permission-based access to over 90 CCTV cameras managed by the States of Jersey Police. Located just 22 kilometres off the coast of Normandy in Northern...
Posted On 31 Jul 2015
The Metropolitan Police Service statistics covering the last 12 months reveal that there have been large reductions across the majority of key neighbourhood crime categories such as robbery, burglary and theft

End-of-Year crime statistics for 2014-2015 issued by Metropolitan Police Service

The latest statistics covering the last 12 months reveal there have been large reductions across the majority of key neighbourhood crime categories including robbery, burglary and theft. Overall, the seven neighbourhood crime categories show a 7% reduction, equating to nearly...
Posted On 20 Apr 2015
Scrapping Police and Crime Commissioners is a stated intention of the Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrats launch General Election Manifesto with intent to scrap Police and Crime Commissioners

Nick Clegg – the Deputy Prime Minister within the coalition Government and leader of the Liberal Democrats – launched his party’s General Election Manifesto in London’s Battersea on Wednesday 15 April. As Brian Sims discovers, when it comes to their...
Posted On 16 Apr 2015
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM: Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service

British policing “at a crossroads” states Metropolitan Police Service Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, has stated that British policing is at a crossroads. Its leaders have to choose, believes the Commissioner, between despairing at shrinking budgets and fewer police officers and transforming in order to meet...
Posted On 13 Mar 2015
The Police Federation is warning that austerity measures are having a profound impact on the kind of service the police will be able to offer the public going forward

Police Federation predicts ‘catastrophe’ if austerity cuts in officer numbers continue

The equivalent of nine police forces will be lost by next year if financial cutbacks continue to bite at the same rate, according to Steve White (chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales). White is warning that austerity measures are having a “profound...
Posted On 14 Feb 2015