Read the latest news on operational policing practice

The Digest allows readers to keep abreast of what's new in criminal justice.

‚ÄčEvery month we publish our legal Digest which gives you the latest news on matters relating to operational policing practice and criminal justice.

It is an invaluable 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 areas outside of policing or who have an interest in policing and criminal justice.

Every edition contains summaries of the key 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 October edition includes:

  • reports of cases on the disclosure of an independent police inquiry report under the Data Protection Act 1998
  • reports of cases on the common law position regarding the reduction in sentence for assistance to the police after sentencing
  • the HMIC report on the efficiency and effectiveness of firearms licensing
  • the National Appropriate Adult Network report on financial sustainability of police forces
  • the CPS victim and witness satisfaction survey
  • the report on appropriate adults for mentally vulnerable adults
  • proposed new legislation and statutory instruments.

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