09 October 2018Prison officers in England and Wales are to be issued with canisters of a synthetic pepper spray to help deal with violence and disorder.
02 October 2018From 1st October, all 43 forces in England and Wales will stop dealing with reports of lost property. Anyone who contacts the police about something they have lost will be redirected to private websites such as ReportMyLoss.com.
26 September 2018Less than a third of young men prosecuted for rape in England and Wales last year were found guilty, according to new figures. Prosecutors said the low conviction rate was a "challenge for the entire criminal justice system".
UK border detainees could be denied access to lawyer for an hour - Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill
19 September 2018Travellers stopped at UK borders may be denied the right to consult a lawyer for up to an hour and officers will be allowed to listen in to private consultations under new security powers contained in the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill.
03 September 2018Drivers who fail to read a number plate from 20m (65ft) away when stopped by police will have their licences revoked immediately in a new crackdown. Three forces in England are planning to test every motorist they stop in a bid to clamp down on drivers with defective eyesight.
29 August 2018A new £2m 'county lines' unit will aim to stop children being exploited by gangs, the Government has announced.