What's New - 13th January 2021

Professor Christian Kaunert of the International Centre for Policing and Security (ICPS) at the University of South Wales (USW) has talked about far-right terrorism, the securitisation of refugees and the European Union (EU) in an online discussion arranged by colleagues at Aberystwyth University. See more

The University of South Wales (USW), International Centre for Policing and Security (ICPS) has featured as an institutional partner and associate on the EUROSCI Network website. Read more

The Forensic Science Regulator (FSR) (Tully) has published a report entitled; 'Forensic Science Regulator: Annual Report: 17 November 2019 - 16 November 2020', which has been reported on by Police Professional (Online). See Latest Reports

The House of Commons Library (Brown & Mutebi) has published a briefing paper entitled; 'Firearms, (Briefing Paper, Number 8521, 13 January 2021).' See Latest Reports

The House of Commons Library (Brown & Sturge) has also published a briefing paper entitled; 'Air Weapons, (Briefing Paper, Number 3641, 13 January 2021).' See Latest Reports

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has launched an independent review of the Human Rights Act 1998. Read more

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Rt Hon Matt Hancock, MP and the Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor, Rt Hon Robert Buckland, QC, MP have launched a a consultation on 'Reforming the Mental Health Act 1983', which has been commented on by the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) Lead and Deputy Lead for Mental Health. Read more

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) is to expand operations to all major European Union (EU) countries of first arrival for those wishing to seek asylum. Read more

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is 'hosting a cyber security meeting to help professional sports clubs and organisations protect themselves against cyber criminals.' Read more

The Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill 2019-21 has reached the Report Stage of the House of Lords. Read more

Perpetuity Research (PR) has posted a blog by Dr Janice Goldstraw-White of PR entitled; 'Covid-19 Vaccine Scams.' Read more

Police Professional (Online) has reported that; 'Police chiefs are in talks with the Home Office and the Department of Health about tightening lockdown rules around exercise, a senior officer has said.' Read more

Professional Security Magazine (Online) has published an article by Raj Samani of McAfee entitled; 'Social networks as an attack vector.' Read more

PolicingInsight (Online) has published an article by Tom Nolan, Associate Professor of Sociology at Emmanuel College, Boston, MA entitled; 'The uncomfortable questions facing Capitol Police over the security breach by [Make America Great Again] MAGA mob.' Read more

PolicingInsight (Online) has published an article by Kalyn Sims of Hexagon Safety and Infrastructure entitled; 'How assistive AI is revolutionising policing and public safety.' Read more

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