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Rock Kitchen Harris helps the Home Office become more transparent

The Home Office has extended its crime-mapping website, Police.uk, with a new hub for national crime data.

Designed and built by Leicester-based agency Rock Kitchen Harris, data.police.uk has already received global recognition and a high level of international interest since its launch in July. The website allows users to access information about crimes within the […]

Police swamped by child sex abuse images say experts

Despite advances in IT technology and millions of pounds spent every year on fighting child sex abuse images online, some experts say police forces in the UK and worldwide are now “swamped” by the sheer scale of the problem. […]

GUILTY OR NOT GUILTY ' YOUNG PEOPLE DECIDE

Children from Manchester have learnt about the consequences of taking and sharing sexual pictures and video content of themselves, as part of this year’s Safer Internet Day, Tuesday 5th February. […]

Internal Investigations ' What Have You Got To Lose?

Internal investigations are often associated with a suspicion of ‘misdemeanour’ ie, health and safety violations, fraud or financial impropriety. Their prevalence in the private sector is influenced by prosecutorial and regulator encouragement and by compliance need. […]

British hospitals present easy terrorist target for CBRNE attacks warns former Athens Olympic security chief

Britain’s insecure hospitals are presenting terrorists planning a dirty bomb attack with a bonus second wave target. Terrorists detonating a chemical, biological, radioactive or nuclear explosive (CBRNE) device in one location could easily follow up the first attacks with a follow up bomb in anyone of the UKs hospitals that have been described as ‘wide open’ by security chiefs. […]

Public Sector Media Relations Post Leveson

The investigation into phone hacking at the News of the World and the general culture and ethics of the British media, ‘The Leveson Inquiry’, should conclude with a report in the Autumn. Public hearings are expected to run on into the Summer with the next high profile phase focused on the relationship between the press and politicians, as we have seen with the prime minister and other senior political figures giving evidence recently. […]

Webasto Heats Boss Cabin's Big Space

World-leading manufacturer of automotive, CV and marine heating, cooling and ventilation systems specialist Webasto has been selected by Boss Cabins to provide diesel powered interior heating for their new -Big Space- towable welfare cabin. […]

THE 4 CURRENT ENGLAND CRICKET CAPTAINS LEAD STREET COACHING SESSION TO HIGHLIGHT THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF SPORT

All four current England Cricket Captains; Andrew Strauss, Stuart Broad, Alastair Cook and Charlotte Edwards brought cricket to some of Nottingham’s inner-city youngsters today when The Lord’s Taverners staged a special coaching session ahead of the England Test with West Indies at Trent Bridge. […]

Joining the digital conversation – How police and public can join together to solve crime

There are growing indications that public sector organisations are getting up to speed with the digital revolution and making increasingly active use of social media networks to engage and collaborate with the public. […]

Drug Driving in the United Kingdom

Ever since the death of 14 year old Lillian Groves last year, who was knocked down and killed by a speeding driver who had taken cannabis, large anti-drug driving campaigns have been launched across the United Kingdom. However, changes are needed to the legislation underpinning drug-driving offences, which will make it easier for police officers to detect drivers and charge them. The current law states that: […]

Fight against metal theft

Following a successful three-month trial at waste water treatment works in Northamptonshire, England, Anglian Water is considering the use Jabbakam’s cloud-based IP camera surveillance system at further sites located across the country. […]

Hampshire Constabulary Puts Officers Back in Neighbourhoods with Blue Coat MACH5 WAN Optimization Appliances

Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCSI), a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions, has recently announced that Hampshire Constabulary has reduced logon times for print, file share and reporting applications from as much as 20 minutes to only a few seconds with Blue Coat® MACH5 WAN Optimization appliances. […]

GMP HORSES PUT OUT TO PASTURE

Four brave police horses who worked for Greater Manchester Police (GMP) are hanging up their horseshoes and retiring to The Horse Trust’s sanctuary2 in Speen, Buckinghamshire. […]

EXCLUSIVE – UNOFFICIAL PRESS CARDS POSE A SECURITY RISK

GPSJ has raised concerns around a possible security risk arising from the sale of unauthorised press cards on EBay that look very similar to the official UK Press passes used to identify professional journalists in various work situations. […]