What's New - 19th March 2020

Her Majesty's Government (HMG) has pubslihed a report entitled; 'HM Government Transparency Report: Disruptive Powers 2018/19.' See Latest Reports

The Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation (IRTL) (Hall) has pubslihed a report entitled; 'The Terrorism Acts in 2018: Report of the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation on the Operation of the Terrorism Acts 2000 and 2006.' See Latest Reports

The Local Government Association (LGA) has pubslihed a report entitled; 'Suicide Prevention: How Do You Know That Your Council is Providing Effective Suicide Prevention?' See Latest Reports

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published statistics on the 'Nature of Fraud and Computer Misuse in England and Wales: Year Ending March 2019.' Read more

The Depertment of Health and Social Care has published the Coronavirus Bill 2019-21, which has received its first reading in the House of Commons and has been commented on by the Chair of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) and the Chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW). Read more

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the College of Policing (CoP) and the Chair of the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) have released a joint statement on Police Recruitment Assessment Centres in the wake of Coronavirus (Covid-19). Read more

Europol has published public awareness and prevention advice on how to 'make your home a cyber safe stronghold.' Read more

The United Kingdom's (UK's) Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has taken part in 'the annual global coordinated operation to tackle the illegal online sale of medicines and medical devices.' Read more

The Victims' Commissioner (VC) has written to the Prime Minister, Rt Hon Boris Johnson, MP 'highlighting the importance of ensuring that victims continue to receive proper support throughout the Coronavirus pandemic.' Read more

Police Professional (Online) has reported that; 'Police forces across the country are drawing up contingency plans for the loss up to one third of their staff through illness or self-isolation as a result of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), putting additional pressure on their capacity as they take on new duties during the crisis.' Read more

Police Professional (Online) has also reported that; 'The children of police officers and other key workers are to continue to attend school after the national shutdown of the education system on Friday to allow their parents to continue to play an active role in the country’s ongoing response to coronavirus.' Read more

Professional Security Magazine (Online) has published an article by Martin Reed, Chief Executive of the Incentive FM Group entitled; 'Evolution of commercial security.' Read more

PolicingInsight (Online) has published an article by Professor Karl Roberts, a Consultant on Health Security, Law Enforcement and Policing for the World Health Organisation (WHO) entitled; 'Policing the pandemic: Managing the police response to Covid-19 Coronavirus.' Read more

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