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Statement on Police Scotland’s Proportionate Response to Crime pilot evaluation

In response to the publication of Police Scotland’s evaluation of the Proportionate Response to Crime pilot in the North East of Scotland, Justice Secretary Angela Constance said:

“Police Scotland have consistently stated that officers in the north-east will continue to investigate all reported crimes, with every case fully assessed and given a proportionate response

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John Pye Appointed to Multi-Million Pound Emergency Services Framework

National auction house John Pye & Sons Limited has secured a four-year nationwide framework worth up to £50,000,000 to oversee the disposal and auction of end-of-life emergency service or “Blue Light” vehicles.

The ‘Framework for the Provision of Auction and Disposal of End-of-Life Vehicles and Items’ was awarded by BlueLight Commercial, an organisation established by

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Rivus is set to keep the Metropolitan Police moving with major new contract win 

Multi award-winning fleet management expert, Rivus, has been awarded multiple maintenance and repair contracts for the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) from 1 November 2023.

Following a rigorous, multi-lot, competitive tender process, which began in February 2022, Rivus has been appointed to take care of the prestigious fleet for a period of up to 10 years.

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Partnership which aims to reduce levels of crime and disorder in Lancashire celebrates 30 years

Lancashire PCC Andrew Snowden

A partnership which aims to reduce crime, tackle disorder, and make our communities safer has celebrated its 30th anniversary.

Lancashire Partnership Against Crime (LANPAC) is a unique collaboration between Lancashire Constabulary, Lancashire Businesses and Public Services working together to reduce levels of crime and disorder across the county.

The

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Cumbria’s new Blue Light Hub brings better service for community

The emergency services outside Cumbria’s new Blue Light Hub

A new Blue Light emergency services hub to better serve the local community has opened in Cumbria.

The multi-million pound Furness Peninsular Blue Light Hub brings services together under one roof for the first time in the south of the county.

Cumbria County Council

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Address the red flags of cybersecurity before raising the white flag

Tom McVey, Solution Architect, Menlo Security, explains why government and defence organisations must look to build security resilience in 2021

In a year heavily influenced by the global crisis, the security risks faced by government and defence organisations are greater than ever, with cyber criminals exploiting ‘pandemic fear’ to launch more and more sophisticated

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Police officer bitten explaining government guidelines around Covid-19

The officers arm bitten by the man

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

A man is in custody after an officer was badly bitten in Rochdale, Greater Manchester.

Yesterday evening at around 6.40pm, a police constable was responding to reports of a man causing a disturbance on Drake Street in Rochdale, when she was bitten.

Attending

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Cumbria sergeant recognised with prestigious Bravery Award

Sergeant Kevin Milby

A police officer who single-handedly tackled a man stood in the street covered in blood and armed with an axe has had his bravery commended with a prestigious award.

Sergeant Kevin Milby was last week named as the North West winner at the 24th national Police Bravery Awards, hosted by

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Arch Apprentices successfully obtains place on YPO’s Apprenticeship Framework

Reporter: Stacy Clarke

A contract has been awarded to leading provider Arch Apprentices from YPO, the leading public sector procurement organisation, which will afford NHS, police, schools, local authorities much greater access to acquiring much-needed apprentices.

The contract will cover public sector organisations in South East, London, North West, West and East Midlands and South

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UK police officers risk losing up to 28 working days a year due to siloed data

Imran Razzaq, Public Sector Lead for UK, Ireland and European Union at MarkLogic

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Each UK police officer could potentially be losing up to 28 working days a year due to siloed data, according to new research which has just been released by Dods Group PLC in partnership with MarkLogic Corporation.

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OLDHAM POLICE OFFICERS RECEIVE GPSJ AWARD FOR ACTIONS ‘ABOVE AND BEYOND’ DUTY DURING LOCAL FLOODING

Oldham officers are presented with their GPSJ Above & Beyond Awards certificates by Bryn Hughes, father of PC Nichola Hughes (who was killed on duty) and Chief Superintendent Neil Davies. Pictured left to right: PCSO 66103 Lee Lockwood, PCSO 62643 Wayne Turley, PC 15574 Donna Youngjohns, PC 1315 Jordan Heaton, Sgt 2282 Toby

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Lancashire Police appoint new Assistant Chief Constable

Terry Woods

Lancashire Constabulary has today appointed a new Assistant Chief Constable.

Terry Woods, currently Chief Superintendent at Lancashire Constabulary will take over from ACC Mark Bates when he retires this summer.

The appointment of ACC Woods comes just a month after Sunita Gamblin, formally a Chief Superintendent at Derbyshire, was recruited to

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