18 June 2019Violence reduction units will take a multi-agency approach, bringing together police, local government, health, community leaders and other key partners to tackle violent crime and its underlying causes.
Legal News & Articles
10 June 2019From the 10th June 2019, motorway cameras will be able to be used to automatically catch drivers who drive in a lane with a red X. The penalty is £100 and 3 penalty points on your driving record.
04 June 2019Police have criticised a law allowing beggars and rough sleepers to be arrested, as figures reveal they are using their powers less. Arrests under the Vagrancy Act have halved over two years, data obtained by the BBC suggests.
28 May 2019Calls to the 101 police non-emergency number will be free from April 2020. The Home Office has announced that it will scrap the 15p charge and spend £5m a year to fund the phone service in the UK.
28 May 2019Legal Article: There is no shortage of drivers intent on either simply driving without insurance cover or finding ways to try to get round the law. PNLD’s Chris Smith, draws on calls made to the Motor Insurance Bureau (MIB) Police Helpline to examine some of the misconceptions that occur.
20 May 2019Some sections of the Offensive Weapons Act 2019 came in force on 16th May 2019. The most notable changes are the addition of a new weapon and device into section 5 of the Firearms Act 1968 (weapons subject to general prohibition).