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Recruitment lacks impact without staff management strategy
An increased focus on staff management and relations by HR decision-makers is essential to recruitment, argues Crown Workforce Management’s Managing Director, Mike Hawkesford.
The Baroness Casey Review: Racism, misogyny and homophobia in policing
The Baroness Casey Review demonstrates a rigorous scratch of the surface exposing institutional racism, misogyny and homophobia within policing.
Met Police misconduct: 1000 sexual allegations to be investigated against officers
800 Met Police officers are being investigated, facing sexual and domestic abuse claims and other accusations of potential Met Police misconduct.
US states lack effective hate crime legislation despite increasing hate crimes
Hate crimes in the United States have increased in frequency in recent years, however, legislation protecting victims is limited across many states.
Digital forensics in policing: Making modern practices a priority
Jon Cook, International Training Instructor, Exterro, discusses how and why digital forensics must become a part of modern policing.
South Wales Police transforming law enforcement via digital intelligence
Sean Millwaters, VP Sales EMEA, Cellebrite, discusses how South Wales Police is transforming law enforcement by leveraging smart technology and digital intelligence to protect and save lives.
When, why and how legal teams should embrace professional investigators
Inquisitive, thorough, and multi-skilled professional investigators are a key weapon in a legal team’s arsenal after a client suffers a loss.
Transformative change to tackle predatory police officers
Dr Emma Cunningham, Senior Lecturer Criminology, University of East London, explores how predatory police officers and police culture can transform across England and Wales to better support and protect women.
Why are UK police legitimacy and community relations so low?
Police legitimacy is at an all time low in England and Wales following a plethora of scandals from murder, misogyny, violence against women, racism and profiling which have come more and more to the fore over the past few years.
Financial crime: lessons from big pharma and global policing
John Binns of BCL Solicitors discusses how financial crime can be overcome, with reference to Interpol’s Operation Pangea.
The Historical Significance of Toxicology
Poisons have also been wielded as tools of assassination or intimidation in quests for political and/or financial gain and crimes of passion. Here, we provide a brief review of (in)famous poisonings from ancient to modern human history.
An up-to-date review of digital forensic methods
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have released their comprehensive review of current US digital forensic methods.
‘Immense harm’ created by the criminalisation of girls in care
Girls in care frequently experience discrimination with the law, as they are overpoliced and overlooked by the system.
Four advances in forensic science could change the future
Here are four advances in forensic science that could improve criminal investigation techniques across the globe.
Model systems of medicolegal death investigation
Chief Medical Examiner Victor W. Weedn, MD, JD, highlights the ways in which medicolegal death investigation (MDI) systems vary widely in the U.S. and the world.
Black Lives Matter protests have lasting impact on racial discourse
Black Lives Matter protests bring public attention to incidents of police brutality, and also have shifted racial discourse, increasing interest in anti-racist ideas.
How can technological solutions enhance responses to terrorism?
Naz Dossa, CEO, Peoplesafe, explores how the Peoplesafe Alert service can enhance public safety through improved responses to terrorism.
Police do not consider 48% of autistic people to be vulnerable adults
The criminal justice system is failing autistic people, as clients are commonly not given support in trials because they are not deemed “vulnerable”.
Homicide and gun violence increased in US following the pandemic
Levels of drug market activity and increased police activity in US cities were strongly associated with higher in gun violence rates during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Extreme policy goals deter supporters of police abolition movements
Movements to “defund” and “abolish” the police swept across the U.S. following 2020 protests, but new research finds that resistance was primarily because of the movements’ policy goals, not their slogans.