What's New - 11th February 2020

Today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020. Read more

Today is also Safer Internet Day 2020, which has been commented on by Europol and Ipsos MORI. Read more

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has published a report entitled; 'Tackling Racial Disparity in the Criminal Justice System: 2020 Update.' See Latest Reports

The College of Policing (CoP) has published the latest edition of the 'Brief' (Issue 1, January/February 2020). See College of Policing

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has published a report entitled; '2019 Internet Crime Report', which has been reported on by Professional Security Magazine (Online). See Latest Reports

The Justice Secretary and Lord Chancellor, Rt Hon Robert Buckland, QC, MP has announced that emergency legislation, the 'Terrorist Offenders (Restriction of Early Release) Bill (HC Bill 88)', introduced in Parliament today will end the automatic early release of terrorist offenders. Read more

The Biometrics Commissioner (BC) has responded to the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) Live Facial Recognition (LFR) Equality Impact Assessment. Read more

Police Professional (Online) has reported that; 'Facial recognition technology is “currently not fit for use” by Police Scotland, a Scottish Government committee has concluded.' Read more

A high-level Regional Conference jointly organized by the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and Switzerland is taking place (11th & 12th February 2020) in Vienna, Austria on the challenges posed by foreign terrorist fighters. Read more

The Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner (IASC) has 'undertaken a project to determine the extent to which academic research has informed victim care policies and practices' throughout the United Kingdom (UK). Read more

The Korean National Police Agency (KNPA) has announced additional funding for INTERPOL to combat online child exploitation and cyber-enabled financial crimes as part of INTERPOL’s Fight Against Child (Sexual) Exploitation (FACE) project. Read more

The Third European Youth Day has taken place at Europol, which provided 'a hands-on interactive learning experience regarding different topics around internet, technology and online safety.' Read more

The House of Commons Library has published a Commons Briefing Paper entitled; 'Terrorist Offenders (Restriction of Early Release) Bill 2019-2020.' Read more

The House of Commons Library has published a Commons Briefing Paper entitled; 'Coroners' Investigations and Inquests.' Read more

The House of Commons Library has published a Commons Briefing Paper entitled; 'TV Licence Fee Non-Payment: Should it be Decriminalised?' Read more

PolicingInsight (Online) has published an article by Andrew Staniforth, PolicingInsight Contributor entitled; 'Fighting cyber crime in Croatia: A story of innovation and collaboration.' Read more

PolicingInsight (Online) has published an article by Bernard Rix, PolicingInsight Contributor entitled; 'HMICFRS’ findings point to a police service in need of a radical redesign.' Read more

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