Policing Minister Nick Hurd
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Policing Minister Nick Hurd chairs Government’s new vehicle crime Task Force

Policing Minister Nick Hurd has chaired the first meeting of a Task Force whose members aimed to tackle vehicle theft. The new Task Force replicates the successful model used to reduce moped-related crime in London, which fell by a third in the period from January to October last...
Posted On 15 Jan 2019
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“Rising crime shows no sign of abating” warns Police Federation in wake of latest ONS figures

Police forces appear to be struggling to stem the tide of ‘genuine increases’ in crime. Figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that police-recorded crime has risen by 13% in the last 12 months with huge increases in violent crime (up by 19%), sexual...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017
In 2015, Operation Blue Amber has yielded close on 900 arrests in the fight against organised crime
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Operation Blue Amber targeting organised crime yields close on 900 arrests in 2015

Nearly 900 arrests and 7.7 tonnes of drugs seized. These are but two of the final results from Operation Blue Amber, a series of international actions in 2015 led by EU Member States and supported by Europol. Operation Blue Amber led to law enforcement officers from 28 EU Member...
Posted On 21 Dec 2015
BTP officers on patrol
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BTP reports crime drop on Britain’s railways for eleventh year in succession

The British Transport Police (BTP) – the dedicated police force for trains and tube services across England, Scotland and Wales – has just published annual figures showing an overall drop in crime on the rail network of more than 8% compared with the previous year...
Posted On 20 Aug 2015