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Public getting the message on the problem of cannabis farms

Members of the public are more confident to report cannabis farms, a senior officer has said following a successful campaign run by the charity Crimestoppers, supported by police, to help people spot the signs of cannabis farms.

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1 day ago

UK threat level from terrorism raised to severe

Public safety is the UK police service's priority as threat level is raised SUBSTANTIAL to SEVERE.

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4 days ago

The findings of the report into the failings in Rotherham are shocking but nationally police have made real changes to stop child sexual exploitation

All chief constables have committed to delivering a national plan for tackling child sexual exploitation

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5 days ago

Failings identified in Rotherham that left children being abused will be addressed in national action plan on child sexual exploitation

An independent inquiry has found that failings by social workers and police allowed 1,400 children in Rotherham to suffer years of “appalling abuse”.

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6 days ago

Anti-knife crime campaign ‘Save a Life, Surrender Your Knife’ launches

Chief police officers have given their backing to a national initiative designed to raise awareness of knife crime and encourage the surrender of dangerous weapons. The British Ironwork Centre, who are coordinating the project, intend to use collected knives to create a 20 foot high guardian angel sculpture.

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11 days ago

Healthy debate between chief officers about potential use of water cannon

Chief police officers give careful consideration to the use of water cannon on the UK mainland.

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21 days ago

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