Ten key lessons from Bedfordshire’s police precept referendum
OPINION: Bernard Rix, CEO of CoPaCC, shares his experience of the referendum as a resident taking part.
ANALYSIS: Despite both Conservative and Labour outlining manifesto commitments that put victims at the heart of criminal justice policy, Simon Bullock, former Director of Policy for the Bedfordshire PCC, says a one size fits all policy will not be enough.
EXCLUSIVE: Nick Alatti talks to Christopher Salmon, PCC of the largest and most sparsely populated police force area in England and Wales, about the future of PCCs after the General Election and his priorities and achievements locally.
Analysis: Barry Loveday, Reader in Criminal Justice Administration at Portsmouth University, examines police management and workforce reform under the Coalition including the creation of PCCs, the Winsor Report and increased outsourcing and collaboration
ANALYSIS: U.K police forces are today being challenged by a pace of change unprecedented since Sir Robert Peel first established the Metropolitan Police Service in London in 1829. Muz Janoowalla discusses the transformational changes in technology for policing in the future.