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National Crime Agency publishes 2017 analysis of serious and organised crime threats

The National Crime Agency has published its fourth annual public analysis of the nature and scale of serious and organised crime affecting the UK. The 2017 National Strategic Assessment has been put together using knowledge from across UK law enforcement, Government departments...
Posted On 01 Jul 2017
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“Young cyber criminals motivated by peer respect and accomplishment” reports NCA

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has published the results of research into how and why some young people become involved in cyber crime. The report, which is based on debriefs with offenders and those on the fringes of criminality, explores why young people assessed as being...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
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New squad formed by Ministry of Justice in bid to tackle drone threat to prison security

A specialist squad of prison and police officers has been formed to tackle the threat posed by drones to prison security, Prisons Minister Sam Gyimah has announced. The team of investigators will work closely with national law enforcement agencies and Her Majesty’s Prison...
Posted On 17 Apr 2017
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Europol publishes Serious and Organised Crime Threat Assessment for 2017

The Serious and Organised Crime Threat Assessment 2017, Europol’s flagship product, represents the outcome of the largest data collection on serious and organised crime ever undertaken in the European Union (EU). Europol has been able to use its singular intelligence capability...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017
Scrapping Police and Crime Commissioners is a stated intention of the Liberal Democrats
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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
The MINI Z is “the world’s first” handheld Z Backscatter Imaging System
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Scanna MSC appointed UK Channel Partner of AS&E for the MINI Z backscatter imaging system

Scanna MSC – the British manufacturer of portable and postal x-ray screening systems – has been appointed as an Authorised UK Channel Partner of AS&E for its MINI Z handheld backscatter imaging system. The MINI Z is “the world’s first handheld Z backscatter...
Posted On 26 Mar 2015