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Driving data into the DNA of policing

Boyd Mulvey, CEO of Chorus Intelligence discusses why building data into the DNA of policing will help a leaner police solve more crime.
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Over a quarter of police IT budgets spent on digital transformation

28% of police IT budgets were invested into digital transformation last year, according to figures by Intercity Technology, highlighting the drive towards a more connected and collaborative future for policing.
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Venezuela: Violent response to anti-government protests

Reports of violence by security forces against anti-government protests in Venezuela raise fears of widespread violations of human rights against opposition supporters in the days to come, Human Rights Watch said today (3 May 2019).
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Journalists who uncover human rights abuses “under increasing attack”

On World Press Freedom Day, Amnesty International UK are calling for increased protection for journalists working to uncover human rights abuses in the UK.
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How can the use of data help police stop county lines crime?

The police in the UK are using technology to fight crime: Read on to find out how use of data is becoming a key strategy for how the police tackle cross-county crime.
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Women in custody will have access to sanitary products

The UK government are planning to change the law: Police will have to ask women in custody whether they will require sanitary products, according to the Home Office.
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Is police use of facial recognition technology legal?

Facial recognition technology, being trialled by two major police forces in Britain, should be subjected to more rigorous testing and transparency, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Monash University.
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How have UK police adapted to funding cuts?

David Hughes, Crown Workforce Management, discusses what can be learnt from how the UK police force has adapted in the face of funding cuts.
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UK police forces yet to fully embrace cloud migration

75% of UK police forces still access and manage their data and applications on-premises and are yet to embrace cloud migration, according to figures released by Citrix.
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Hate crime awareness on UK public transport

There has recently been a bit of negative press surrounding hate crime awareness within the UK transport network, with the number of reported hate crimes increasing.
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UK police want funding for crime-fighting technology

UK police call for funding for nationwide officer recruitment drive and crime-fighting technology to tackle cyber crime: read on to find out more Shared Services Connected Limited (SSCL) today published research showing that if more funding were to be secured for UK police forces, 85% of police officers, correction officers...
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Home Office announce largest police funding increase since 2010

Additional funding up to £970 million, including £509 million from council tax flexibility will go towards recruiting more police officers.
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The future of a technologically enabled police force

Andy Davies, Consultant, Police & Intelligence Services, SAS UK, discusses how the police force can gain an edge in fighting crime & preventing antisocial behaviour through the use of technology
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How can UK law enforcement join forces to combat digital crime?

John Wright, Senior Industry Director, Unisys details how UK law enforcement can join forces to combat today’s digital crime.
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Digital monitoring and body cameras key to deterring rise in attacks on parking wardens

Local authorities across the UK have been urged to ensure the safety of parking wardens and other members of staff classed as lone workers by adopting systems that can both prevent and record cases of abuse by the public
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The security dynamic around public spaces in the UK

Specialist defence and security writer, Tom Jones shares his views on the security dynamic around public spaces in the UK.
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New technology launched to combat crimes against birds of prey

Raptor persecution maps for England and Wales will help police to identify substantial criminal activity against wildlife and birds of prey.
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West Yorkshire Police trial new mobile fingerprint technology

New mobile fingerprint technology will allow police officers to use their smartphones to identify people in less than a minute An app on an officer’s smartphone, combined with a handheld scanner, will mean police will be able to check fingerprints against both criminal and immigration records by connecting to the...
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UK police officers at risk of losing up to 28 days a year due...

New research reveals that ineffective data management may be costing police valuable time UK police officers could be losing up to 28 working days a year due to siloed data, according to new research released by Dods Group PLC in partnership with MarkLogic Corporation. The study was conducted to explore how police...

Will the council tax hike be enough to keep London safe? 

The London Assembly Budget and Performance Committee publishes its ‘Response to the Mayor’s draft consultation budget 2018-19’ The Mayor’s key decision this year was to increase council tax by 5 percent to be mainly allocated to the Met and London’s fire service. But despite the extra cash, Sadiq Khan has...

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