ANNOUNCEMENT: As official media partner of the World Class Policing Awards 2020, Policing Insight is delighted to announce the nominations for this year's awards are now OPEN!
NEWS: The use of Artificial Intelligence in policing has raised concerns in some quarters. With the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation due to publish a new ethical framework for AI in policing in the coming months, its Executive Director Ollie Buckley says public trust will be vital to its success.
NEWS: The Police ICT Summit is held every year, but this year’s event is set to be a milestone with the publication of the service’s first national digital strategy for policing. Policing Insight reports from the conference.
Insight: With the annual Police ICT Summit set to take place this week in Manchester, Policing Insight asked senior police leaders, police suppliers and stakeholders for their views on the biggest challenges for Police ICT and what they are hoping to see emerge from this year's conference.
INSIGHT: NPCC Drug Threat Lead Detective Chief Superintendent Mark Lay is also President of the Drug Expert Witness & Valuation Association (DEWVA). The following is adapted from Det Ch Supt Lay’s opening address at last year’s DEWVA conference where he outlined the current drug threat and the role expert witnesses play in tackling it.
Top Articles 2019: Policing Insight Editor Tina Orr-Munro leads the team in selecting their favourite articles published in 2019. The editorial team have each selected their 'Top Ten' picks and we have made them freely available for the Christmas period to all users with at least a free registered account. We hope you enjoy our selections!
NEWS: In March 2019, New Zealand suffered its worst ever terrorist attack when 51 innocent people were murdered and dozens injured as they attended Friday Prayer. Speaking at the International Conference of Crime Prevention in Dubai, New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush discusses the implications the attack had for his force’s ‘Prevention First’ policy.
Interview: In 2015, Humberside Police became the first force to be awarded an 'inadequate' in the HMICFRS PEEL Assessments and morale was at its lowest ebb. Since then the force has turned itself around. Policing Insight's editor Tina Orr-Munro interviews Humberside PCC Keith Hunter to find out how the force's morale went from the lowest to the highest in the country.
INTERVIEW: In an exclusive interview with Policing Insight, NPCC International Policing Lead and Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset Police Andy Marsh QPM highlights the crucial role of the Joint International Policing Hub in preventing crime reaching the UK and his ambitions for its future.
Interview: Technical Expert for Thekking* Steingrímur Fannar Stefánsson tells Policing Insight about an award-winning project to share sensitive digital evidence between the Reykjavik Metropolitan Police and the National University Hospital of Iceland.
INTERVIEW: The scale and cost of Police ICT makes it a highly risky venture with no guarantee of success so how does the police service embrace new and emerging technology without risking vast amounts of money? Policing Insight talks to Assistant Chief Officer Hacer Evans, Director of the Digital Policing Portfolio, about the 'Digital Policing Accelerator'.
ANNOUNCEMENT: Policing Insight is delighted to announce plans to launch a brand-new series in the New Year called THE POLICE STUDENT to support the learning of thousands of new degree entry recruits joining the police service in England and Wales.
World Class Policing: Each week, Policing Insight publishes details of the finalists in this year's World Class Policing Awards sponsored by Accenture. Once again, the fantastic nominees cover the gamut of policing from the huge, coordinated response to the poisonings in Salisbury, to an integrated anti-stalking unit and the use of video-game technology to create virtual training scenarios.
Insight: Whether it’s targeting the root causes of crime, working with vulnerable people to protect them from harm or providing local people with crime prevention measures, prevention is a key element of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s work. Policing Insight highlights some of the current projects featured in the APCC’s latest edition of PCCs Making a Difference: Prevention in Focus.
World Class Policing: Each week, Policing Insight publishes details of the finalists in this year's World Class Policing Awards sponsored by Accenture. This week, the brilliant nominees include an operation that has led to the arrest of thousands of drug dealers, a first aid programme for frontline officers that has already saved 15 lives and a telematics fleet system that ensures optimal use of vehicles.
INTERVIEW: Former head of the National Crime Agency's Drugs Threat and Intelligence Tony Saggers tells Policing Insight there has never been a 'war on drugs' and the time has come to adopt a different approach to tackling the problem.