NEWS BRIEF: The Home Office has announced a total of £1 million for nine Police and Crime Commissioners, to help them develop proposals to take on governance of fire and rescue.
100th NEWSLETTER: We've reached a milestone: 100 Policing Insight newsletters. In that time, we've published 962 articles from a total of 284 authors. Thank you for your support, whether you're an author or a reader. Here's to the next 100 weekly newsletters!
NEW LAUNCH: Policing Insight launches a new instant access individual subscription feature. This new functionality allows readers to access subscriber content straight away. It also means that users can themselves manage their subscription plans online, rather than having to rely on email or telephone contact with Policing Insight's admin team.
NEWS: Armed police should face less suspicion and be trusted more, said Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe today in his final set-piece speech delivered at the Royal United Services Institute. Hogan-Howe, who retires later this month, also made a pointed case for the budget of the Metropolitan Police to be maintained. Here we reproduce the full text of Hogan-Howe's address.
NEWS: This conference marks the end of a three year funded research programme supported by the ESRC and UK College of Policing to support the What Works Centre for Crime Reduction. Key speakers include: Alex Marshall, CEO of the College of Policing; David Halpern, National Adviser on What Works, Cabinet Office; Professor Malcolm Sparrow, Harvard University; Sara Thornton, Head of the National Police Chiefs' Council.
NEWS: This Live Blog covers Day Two of the "Delivering Transformational Reform Together" Summit taking place in Leicestershire on Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th January 2017.
NEWS: This Live Blog covers Day One of the "Delivering Transformational Reform Together" Summit taking place in Leicestershire on Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th January 2017.
NEWS: The New Year Honours lists for 2017 recognise the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom. Many congratulations to those in and associated with policing who have been recognised this year...
NEWS: Policing of domestic abuse was put under the spotlight at a major research forum looking at innovative ways of tackling one of the biggest issues facing society. The Policing Innovation Forum (PIF) was organised by the N8 Policing Research Partnership (N8 PRP) in collaboration with 12 northern police forces, Police and Crime Commissioners and other partner agencies.
NEWS: Published today, the new thematic report from CoPaCC collates views and analysis on potential police and fire mergers and collaboration. The Thematic provides details of a CoPaCC survey of all OPCCs re their plans for police/fire collaboration, plus articles from 14 key stakeholders, including the Police and Fire Minister.
OPINION: Increasing threats to LGBT events and venues has led to the cancellation and lockdown of such celebrations worldwide. Jo Arundale, chair of the Devon and Cornwall police LGBT network, reflects on this newly dangerous facet of radicalisation and explores some of the options for countering the threat.
Reader offer: Policing Insight readers can benefit from a 20% discount off their booking to attend the Congress on Reimagining the Emergency Services event
BREXIT - Implications for policing: Former ACPO President Sir Hugh Orde's keynote speech to the CoPaCC "Brexit: Implications for policing and security" event on Wednesday, 14th September 2016
NEWS: Outstanding work by Superintendents across the country in leadership, championing and encouraging women, and supporting colleagues has been recognised in the PSAEW President’s Awards.
NEWS: Policing Minister Brandon Lewis addresses audience at the 2016 Police Superintendents Association of England & Wales (PSAEW) conference.
NEWS BRIEF: Book your place now for "Brexit: Local implications for policing and security", a lunchtime workshop on 14th September in London. Speakers include serving Police and Crime Commissioner Martyn Underhill and former ACPO President, Sir Hugh Orde. Limited free places available...