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UK police force: The case for cloud

Kevin Johnson, Key Account Manager – UK Central Government, Police Forces and Defence at SoftwareONE, discusses the fragmented nature of the UK’s police, and how this creates a challenge when it comes to using the same technology platforms and processes.
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£100 million crackdown on crime in prison

Prison security will be boosted by a £100 million investment as part of a crackdown on crime in prison, the government announced today.
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Is the UK’s telecoms infrastructure fit for emergency alerts?

Javier Colado, SVP of International Sales at Everbridge discusses how the UK is under pressure to ensure its telecoms infrastructure is fit to enable the transmission of emergency alerts to mobile phones.
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PM Boris Johnson launches police recruitment drive

Prime Minister Boris Johnson launches a police recruitment drive by employing 20,000 new officers, confirming the commitment to make streets safer as he entered Downing Street.
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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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