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Home Office funds new Video-Enabled Justice programme for serving police officers

A new video link scheme designed to improve the way in which police officers give evidence and free up more time for their front line duties is going to be piloted thanks to an £11 million cash injection from the Government. The Video-Enabled Justice (VEJ) initiative, which is...
Posted On 07 Sep 2017
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
Policing Minister Mike Penning (who's also now responsible for the Security Industry Authority)
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Minister for Policing launches consultation on police funding reform in England and Wales

Newly-installed Policing Minister Mike Penning has announced bold plans to reform the current arrangements for allocating central Government funding to the 43 police forces in England and Wales. The Conservative MP for Hemel Hempstead since 2005 described the current police...
Posted On 21 Jul 2015
Peter Webster: CEO of Corps Security
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Spies in the Sky?

For many members of the population, drones are viewed as nothing other than harmless fun. However, with the US Federal Aviation Administration having just approved retailer Amazon’s plans to begin testing drones for online deliveries Stateside, such occurrences have kick-started...
Posted On 24 Apr 2015