What's New - 15th September 2020

Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) has published an inspection report entitled; 'Thematic Inspection of Police Scotland: Training and Development - Phase 1.'  See Latest Reports

The Home Secretary, Rt Hon Priti Patel, MP has announced that 'more than 100,000 people have applied to become police officers one year into the Government’s recruitment drive', which has been reported on by Police Professional (Online). Read more

The Chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) has said that 'following extensive lobbying' by the PFEW, the Government has confirmed 'it will bring forward a new law to increase the maximum sentence from 12 months to two years for assaults on emergency workers', which has been commented on by the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) Lead for Workforce. Read more

The Home Office has published a number of 'Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act 2019: Factsheets.' Read more

Eurojust, the European Union (EU) Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation, has published an article entitled; 'Battlefield evidence increasingly used to prosecute foreign terrorist fighters in the EU.' Read more

Participants of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)-wide Counter-Terrorism Conference 2020 have concluded that they 'need to strengthen partnerships between governments, civil society and the private sector in efforts to prevent and counter violent extremism and radicalization that leads to terrorism (VERLT).' Read more

The two European Union Agencies, eu-LISA and Easo have signed a multi-annual Cooperation Plan, which sets out actions and activities that will enhance their cooperation and collaboration to ensure 'border and asylum management as well as internal security for Europe and its citizens.' Read more

Professional Security Magazine (Online) has published an article entitled; 'Extremist threat in face of Covid-19.' Read more

PolicingInsight (Online) has published an article by Tom Wheelhouse, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mightify entitled; 'Undervalued, under invested, unacceptable: We need a proactive approach to skills, health and welfare.' Read more

PolicingInsight (Online) has published an article by Keith Potter, Editor of PolicingInsight entitled; 'Online platform eases pressure on 101 and reduces ‘non-policing’ demand.' Read more

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