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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
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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
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM
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Former Met Commissioner urges use of facial recognition cameras for Stop and Search

Lord Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM, former Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, has commented that the current Stop and Search procedures used by the police service could be improved if officers were allowed to use facial recognition cameras as an integral part of the...
Posted On 04 Mar 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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Door supervisor faces two years behind bars following SIA prosecution for fraud

On Thursday 5 July at Liverpool Crown Court, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) successfully prosecuted Jack Clegg Walsh for working without an SIA licence. Walsh was jailed for two years for providing fraudulent documents to obtain employment in the security industry, thus...
Posted On 09 Jul 2018
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City of London Police launches new initiative to fight cyber crime focused on businesses in Square Mile

The City of London Police has launched a new initiative to make the Square Mile more secure from cyber attacks. Cyber Griffin will see specially-trained officers lead a series of community-focused exercises which will include threat briefings, incident response training an...
Posted On 04 May 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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Experts to give local businesses free advice at North West Security Procurement Conference

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is encouraging local businesses to register for their free place at the upcoming North West Security Procurement Conference, which takes place at the Holiday Inn in central Liverpool on Wednesday 3 May. Sponsored by ATEC Fire &...
Posted On 26 Apr 2017
The Grand Connaught Rooms: new venue for the BSIA's Annual Luncheon
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BSIA unveils new venue and high-profile Keynote Speaker for 50th Anniversary celebration

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has unveiled a glamorous new venue as well as details of a high-profile Keynote Speaker for the organisation’s 2017 Annual Luncheon, which marks the BSIA’s 50th Anniversary. The Annual Luncheon takes place on Wednesday 12...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017
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Changing focus at National Crime Agency leads to new director-level appointments

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has appointed two deputy director generals, two new directors and a new non-executive director. The moves are part of the Agency’s programme of organisational change which is purposefully designed to increase its focus on the high end of high...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
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