A new debate focused on CCTV has been kick-started by comments from UK Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter
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“Tighter regulation” and a “collective desire to professionalise” needed if CCTV standards are to improve

With UK CCTV Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter currently pressing for enhanced regulation in the CCTV sector, Frank Crouwel – co-founder and managing director at NW Systems Group – has responded by stating that improving CCTV standards requires tighter...
Posted On 02 Feb 2015
The first national picture of the breadth and complexity of the work undertaken by the police has been published by the College of Policing
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First analysis of national demands placed on UK police services published by College of Policing

The first national picture of the breadth and complexity of work undertaken by the police service has been published by the College of Policing. The extensive analysis shows the incoming and ongoing work of the police service and suggests an increasing amount of police time is...
Posted On 23 Jan 2015
Professor Martin Gill
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‘What is the Value of Security in the Workplace?’: New survey launched by Perpetuity Research

As part of the Security Research Initiative (SRI), Perpetuity Research has launched a dedicated and detailed survey in a bold bid to fully understand how effective and efficient security does help – and, indeed, could be assisting – other areas of a given host business. Most...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015
James Brokenshire MP: tough on foreign criminals
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‘Deport first, appeal later’ measures beginning to crack down on foreign criminals states Home Office

Nearly 800 foreign criminals are being removed from the UK as tough new ‘deport first, appeal later’ measures really begin to make their mark. Powers introduced in the UK Government’s flagship Immigration Act 2014 are cracking down on the ‘appeals conveyor belt’ often...
Posted On 06 Jan 2015
Sodexo has won six of the community rehabilitation company contracts in partnership with crime reduction charity Nacro
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Sodexo and Nacro partner on seven-year probation service contracts

Sodexo has won six community rehabilitation company contracts in partnership with crime reduction charity Nacro. The seven-year contracts will see the partnership between Sodexo and Nacro manage probation services for low-to-medium risk offenders. Chris Grayling MP, the Secretary...
Posted On 29 Dec 2014
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Corporate calling

Working in a uniformed environment is very different from operating in the commercial world where every penny of the investment made in security and resilience has to be justified and is often hard won against competing commercial priorities. Jeff Little examines a new training...
Posted On 10 Dec 2014
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Rewriting The Script

Copyright infringement of software – also known as software piracy – is an ever-increasing problem for the UK’s software community. As Jamie Longmuir states, this form of criminality is difficult to trace, can be even harder to prevent and, if truth be told, is almost impossible...
Posted On 10 Dec 2014
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Digital Evidence: Eradicating the pessimism

Mobile forensics have the potential to transform traditional methods of profiling offenders and build a comprehensive picture of suspects. Yuval Ben-Moshe outlines the importance of social data and why the evidence it can provide deserves greater traction among the legal system...
Posted On 10 Nov 2014