Paul Eggleton (left) and Zak Doffman
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Digital Barriers and Capita announce details underpinning strategic partnership

Digital Barriers and Capita have signed a global strategic partnership that will see the former’s full suite of technology, including live facial recognition solutions, integrated with Capita’s Control Room solutions. The agreement sees Digital Barriers’ ultra-low bandwidth...
Posted On 30 Jul 2019
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High-level Tech Summit focuses on improvements to disclosure of digital evidence

Government ministers have met with senior police officers and prosecutors at a high-profile summit aimed at improving the disclosure of digital evidence in the criminal justice system. Solicitor General Lucy Frazer QC and policing minister Nick Hurd hosted Max Hill (Director of...
Posted On 10 Jun 2019
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Merseyside Police leads on digital policing revolution thanks to NICE Investigate

Ensuring a safe community and supporting the victims of crime are core missions for Merseyside Police, but as digital evidence has continued to grow, the force’s investigative resources have been stretched to the limit when it comes to the force meeting its stated goals....
Posted On 08 Apr 2019
Jamie Wilson
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Funding, Skills and Technology: Are the Stars Aligning for a Major Digital Transformation of Policing in 2019?

Last October, Alison Saunders – the outgoing Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) – was interviewed by The Times. It was pointed out that: “Britain’s most senior prosecutor has admitted the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and the police cannot cope with the enormous...
Posted On 26 Feb 2019
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BT and Deloitte create Cyber Security Operations Centre to support policing’s National Enabling Programme

Professional services firm Deloitte and BT, one of the world’s leading providers of communications services and solutions, have been awarded contracts to help deliver the National Enabling Programme initiative for policing, including the National Management Centre. Working with...
Posted On 26 Nov 2018
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Over 70% of UK police forces “refuse to provide data on digital evidence gathering” states Big Brother Watch

A detailed report just published by privacy and civil liberties campaigning organisation Big Brother Watch reveals that 93% of police forces extract digital evidence from connected devices, but alarmingly a substantial 71% of those forces refuse to provide data in terms of how...
Posted On 28 Nov 2017
Jamie Wilson
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Policing, Politics… and a Point to Prove

The introduction of new technology is accepted by all parties involved as being wholly beneficial for UK policing. Indeed, the consequences of ignoring systems development are demonstrably myriad for law enforcement, but there’s still the fundamental challenge of...
Posted On 03 Feb 2016
Jamie Wilson
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Investigating crimes committed during the Million Mask March

Reading news stories and watching footage from the Million Mask March against the Government’s austerity measures, which took place in London on Thursday 5 November, reminded me of the terrible riot scenes in the capital back in 2011 when another peaceful protest descended...
Posted On 09 Nov 2015