Latest news on operational policing practice

The latest news in criminal justice in an easy-to-read format.

‚ÄčThis month's legal Digest focuses upon the new Policing and Crime Bill.

The Digest gives you 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 March edition also includes:

  • the HMIC report on police effectiveness
  • the review of CPS Rape and Serious Sexual Offences Units
  • the report on the draft Investigatory Powers Bill

There are also articles on:

  • the consultation on the definition of child sexual exploitation
  • the emerging new threat in online dating
  • the latest statistics on violent crime and sexual offences

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