Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI
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Fraud “not prioritised by the police” finds joint Perpetuity Research-Police Foundation study

New research conducted by Perpetuity Research and The Police Foundation has found that the police response to victims of fraud is “inadequate”. Despite fraud comprising up to 31% of all crime, and more than one third of victims reporting that the impact on them from...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018
Simon Kempton
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Government disarray over Brexit deal with EU unhelpful for policing

As the great Brexit behemoth rumbles on, I wish I had more to report on what it means for policing, writes Simon Kempton. We keep being told that we’re inching closer and closer to the finish line, but we’re still waiting for clarity over the Government’s draft exit...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018
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Security and intelligence specialist Blackstone Consultancy features in Spear’s 500 ‘Top Recommended’ for 2019

Blackstone Consultancy, the London-based security and intelligence consultancy, has been featured in the 2019 Spear’s 500 listing of ‘Top Recommended’ organisations. Billed as the ‘indispensable’ guide to the top private client advisors, wealth managers,...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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Nuvias Group outlines Top Ten Cyber Security Predictions for 2019

Ian Kilpatrick, executive vice-president of cyber security at the Nuvias Group, has outlined the company’s Top Ten Cyber Security Predictions for 2019. Among them are an increase in crime, espionage and sabotage conducted by rogue Nation States, cloud insecurity, a shift in...
Posted On 09 Nov 2018
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BSI and TT Club issue semi-annual Global Cargo Theft Intelligence Report

BSI Supply Chain Services and Solutions and leading international transport and logistics insurer TT Club have combined to launch the first joint 2018 Semi-Annual Global Cargo Theft Intelligence and Advisory Report. The document brings together threat and intelligence data from...
Posted On 09 Nov 2018
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Financial pressures “undermining confidence in the police” states Public Affairs Committee

Funding for police forces is down by nearly a fifth since 2010-2011, while there are nearly a fifth fewer officers and staff currently on the books. Inevitably there are consequences and forces are under increasing strain. Police forces cannot do everything and are prioritising...
Posted On 08 Nov 2018
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Drum Cussac’s World Risk Map reveals most dangerous destinations for travellers in 2019

Drum Cussac, the global travel risk consultancy “responsible for 15 million lives on a daily basis”, has released its 2019 World Risk Map highlighting which countries pose the most risk to travellers. Countries have been ranked from least to most risky using 20...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018
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Three-quarters of retailers “concerned” over police service response to crime

The Association of Convenience Stores has responded to the publication of the Home Affairs Committee’s report into policing, urging the Government to take action to ensure that police forces are adequately resourced to deal with crime. The Association’s figures show that...
Posted On 29 Oct 2018
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Home Affairs Committee warns of “dire consequences” without extra police funding

The Home Affairs Select Committee has urged the Government to prioritise policing in the Autumn Budget and the next Comprehensive Spending Review, warning that without any additional funding for policing, there will be “dire consequences” for public safety and...
Posted On 25 Oct 2018
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Crimestoppers reports “significant rise” in information received from members of public

Crimestoppers has just released figures that show a significant escalation in the number of pieces of information passed to police over the past two years, with a near 40% increase. The organisation, which is now in its 30th year, passed on 152,000 reports to law enforcement...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018