16 August 2018Article 2 of the Investigatory Powers (Codes of Practice and Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2018 (SI 2018/905) brings into force three revised codes of practice issued under section 71 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA). These codes replace existing versions and came into force on 15th August 2018.
Parliament Square cars could be banned, says UK's most senior police officer as terror suspect held in custody
15 August 2018In the wake of the latest suspected Westminster terror attack, Britain's most senior police officer has put forward a proposal to ban vehicles from the road in front of the Houses of Parliament, to prevent further vehicle attacks.
10 August 2018Offenders with mental health, alcohol and drug abuse problems are being referred to health services as part of community sentences in an effort to steer them away from jail time.
02 August 2018Britain's most senior police officer has attacked 'middle class' cocaine users who worry about 'global warming and organic food' but fail to see the harm in illegal drugs.
19 July 2018Police in England and Wales must tackle "significant problems" in handling hate crime ahead of a possible rise in such offences after Brexit, a watchdog says.
12 July 2018The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes C, E, F, and H) Order 2018 (SI 2018/829) brings into force on Tuesday 31st July, four revised codes of practice under PACE which will supersede corresponding codes of practice.