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‘Manchester Security – Safe and Secure for Business 2019’ all set for October

The 2019 edition of ‘Manchester Security – Safe and Secure for Business’ is set to run at St Ann’s Church in the city on Tuesday 8 October. This popular event is free to attend and organised by the Manchester City Centre Crime Prevention Panel with the support of...
Posted On 29 Jul 2019
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Home Secretary chairs meeting of senior police officers to discuss tackling violent crime

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has chaired a meeting with police leaders from across the country to discuss what more can be done to tackle serious violence. Chief constables from seven forces, which have seen the highest levels of serious violence, met alongside Sara Thornton (chair...
Posted On 07 Mar 2019
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BSIA welcomes lengthy sentences handed down to Cash-in-Transit crime group

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed the lengthy sentencing of a security officer who acted as the ‘inside man’ in a series of Cash-in-Transit heists, and very much hopes such stringent jail terms will play a major role in the reduction of...
Posted On 26 Feb 2019
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Liberty report “exposes police forces’ use of discriminatory data to predict crime”

At least 14 UK police forces have used or intend to use discriminatory computer programs to predict where crime will be committed and by whom. That’s according to research results published by Human Rights campaigning organisation Liberty. The new report entitled...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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Rapid-deploy perimeter protection system advancements unveiled by Zaun

Steel fencing manufacturer Zaun has designed a new QuickFit post system for its Rapid Deployment System (RDS) that was first created for political conferences and forms part of the National Barrier Asset. The business has also pre-assembled a ‘plug-and-play’ variant of perimeter...
Posted On 03 Jan 2019
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Record number of businesses gather at Manchester Security 2018 to share Best Practice

Organised by the Manchester City Centre Crime Prevention Panel (MCCCPP) with the support of Greater Manchester Police (GMP), Manchester City Council and Atmaana Business Consulting, the annual Manchester Security event aims to inform businesses about current issues facing the...
Posted On 19 Nov 2018
Baroness Ruth Henig CBE
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‘Manchester Security – Safe and Secure for Business’ returns on 13 November

The popular free event entitled ‘Manchester Security – Safe and Secure for Business’ will return to the city on Tuesday 13 November, providing valuable advice on the current security challenges facing organisations. The event will be opened by ACC Russ Jackson QPM,...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018
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DNA tagging spray adoption pays dividends for Met Police in war on moped crime

Two teenagers who stole a scooter and later failed to stop for Metropolitan Police Service officers have been arrested after they were found to have traces of DNA tagging spray on them linking them to the stolen bike and the related offences. SelectaDNA tagging spray is one of...
Posted On 04 May 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
Peter Maddison QPM
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Businesses set to benefit from free security seminar returning to Manchester

Following the success of last September’s relaunched Manchester Security event, the Manchester City Centre Crime Prevention Panel (MCCCPP) has announced that its free-to-attend breakfast seminar will return to St Ann’s Church on Wednesday 20 September. Assistant Chief Constable...
Posted On 21 Jul 2017