The latest in operational policing practice

The monthly Digest features the most up-to-date news on matters of criminal justice

‚ÄčThe latest issue of the Digest is now available, featuring the new Investigatory Powers Bill and a consultation on revised PACE codes.

The Digest contains the latest news on matters relating to operational policing practice and criminal justice.

It is a valuable resource for those responsible for strategic decision-making, operational planning, and police and law enforcement training.

It is particularly informative for students and operational officers, as well as those involved in other areas outside of policing or those who have an interest in policing and criminal justice.

Other key issue in this month's edition are the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 and the Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2016

Every edition contains summaries of developments in police law and practice, including new legislation, statutory instruments and case law; recently published government reports and initiatives and the latest statistical bulletins.

The April edition includes reports on:

    • the admissibility of hearsay evidence
  • whether the investigation into the fatal shooting by a police officer was compatible with Article 2 of the ECHR
  • the HMIC report on the police response to missing and absent children
  • the VAWG strategy 2016-2020
  • proposed new legislation and statutory instruments.

There are also articles on:

  • the HMIC report on the state policing
  • new guidelines on prosecuting social media cases
  • reforms to the IPCC
  • the latest Terrorism Act 2000 statistics

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