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Too many still risking lives by drink and drug driving

Despite repeated warnings about the dangers of driving under the influence of drink or drugs, too many people are still risking their lives and others on our roads, the National Policing Lead for Roads Policing has said.

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Policing of FGM and Forced Marriage will put the victim at the heart of investigation

National Policing Lead on Honour-Based Violence, Forced Marriage and FGM, Commander Mak Chishty, has spoken of his determination for the police to play its part in eradicating FGM and Forced Marriage within the UK, following the announcement of a new package of measures by the government at today's Girl Summit in London.

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British police in Ukraine assisting with disaster victim identification

Police officers are working with Interpol and Dutch colleagues in Ukraine on the tragic MH17 disaster.

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HMIC say that police forces are meeting the challenge of austerity

Police forces in England and Wales have met the financial challenge of the spending review – crime continues to fall, victim satisfaction is up, and forces are protecting their front line services as best they can, an HMIC report found today.

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Report on Taser use shows that the police are getting many thing right

Taser use should be closely analysed and each use robustly justified to ensure the device is being used appropriately and not as a default when other options may be available, according to an Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) report published today.

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ACPO sends Police officers to Ukraine to help identify victim’s bodies

Since the tragic events of Thursday in Ukraine, the National Policing Disaster Victim Identification Team (DVI) have been actively working with the Interpol and Dutch teams to agree an assessment process and options for the recovery, identification and return of the victims to their families and loved ones. Access to the scene is the starting point for the physical process of recovery and identification.

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