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IPSA set to mark 60th Anniversary with celebration event at Botanical Gardens

The International Professional Security Association (IPSA) is to mark its 60th Anniversary by celebrating with its members. The Trade Association representing both companies and individuals operating across the security business sector will hold a celebration luncheon at the...
Posted On 15 Aug 2019
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New British Standard 67000 introduced by BSI to increase city resilience in UK plc

With an estimated three million people moving to cities each week worldwide, the need to build resilience within urban spaces has never been more important. With this in mind, BSI – the business improvement company – has published a new British Standard. Developed...
Posted On 28 May 2019
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NICE Transformational Global Policing Summit to showcase power of digital evidence management

NICE is hosting the Transformational Global Policing Summit on Tuesday 19 March at Stamford Bridge, the home of Chelsea Football Club. Co-sponsored by Deloitte, Microsoft and CoPaCC and with Risk Xtra serving as Official Media Partner, the Summit features free registration for...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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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
Rory Lamrock
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New UK director appointed by global risk management specialist Pinkerton

Global risk management specialist Pinkerton has appointed a new UK director to head up its London-based operations centres in Russell Square and Uxbridge. Rory Lamrock, a law graduate with a Master’s degree in International Security, comes to the role with over a decade of...
Posted On 03 Sep 2018
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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
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Agreement reached on European Commission’s EU data protection reform

The European Commission first put forward its bold and forward-looking EU General Data Protection Regulation proposals back in January 2012 to “make Europe fit for the digital age”. Now, an agreement has been reached between the European Parliament and the Council in...
Posted On 21 Dec 2015
New and creative ideas to make policing more effective are to be encouraged through changes to the Police Innovation Fund
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Home Office instigates key changes to Police Innovation Fund for 2016-2017

“New and creative ideas” designed to “make policing more effective” are to be encouraged through changes to the Police Innovation Fund, policing minister Mike Penning has announced via the Home Office. This year, the multi-million pound fund will consider...
Posted On 26 Oct 2015
The SCCJR has just published a report focused on the electronic monitoring of offenders
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Report on ‘Electronic Monitoring: Tagging Technologies in Criminal Justice’ published by SCCJR

A new report on electronic monitoring has been published by the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research at the same time as Cabinet Secretary for Justice Michael Matheson MSP announced the Scottish Government’s future vision for the use of tagging technologies at a...
Posted On 27 Aug 2015
The Home Office's new legislation on Modern Slavery comes into force today
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Offenders facing life imprisonment as Modern Slavery Act comes into force

Criminals convicted of human trafficking and modern slavery face being sentenced to life in prison from today (Friday 31 July) as the Modern Slavery Act comes into force. The first series of measures to be enforced, which are focused on criminal justice provisions, include:...
Posted On 31 Jul 2015