26 April 2017New Band C fines will allow the worst offenders to face fines of between 125 and 175% of their weekly income - with the starting point for magistrates in most cases set at 150%.
20 April 2017The national lead for armed policing has said that police may now have to shoot terrorists at the wheel of vehicles to stop them being used in attacks. Read more.
18 April 2017A dedicated police team has been set up to protect hospital staff from violent patients across four London hospitals in a bid to tackle rise in assaults.
13 April 2017A 'sexting' dictionary to help parents decrypt the code words children use to secretly exchange explicit messages and photographs has been issued by Police.
04 April 2017College of Policing, CPS and Police Federation express concern over new bail provisions as dangerous, unrealistic and unworkable.
31 March 2017The long awaited offence of sexual communication with a child will come into force on Monday 3rd April 2017. The offence itself can be found on PNLD at H12043 but cannot be used until that date.