Latest news in criminal justice

Stay up to date by reading our monthly Digest, featuring reports on police powers and more.

‚ÄčThe latest edition features the results of a joint inspection report on child exploitation and missing children, the latest statistics on police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and a case report on the credibility of a prosecution witness.

The October edition also includes reports of cases on the following:

  • the right to a fair trial under Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights
  • a detailed look at the Home Affairs Committee report on female genital mutilation
  • the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) report on crime and disabled people
  • HMIC re-inspection on use of stop and search
  • an EHRC report into handling of discrimination by the Metropolitan Police Service
  • further details on the College of Policing annual conference.

Every month we publish our legal Digest on our website, 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.

The College of Policing uses cookies to collect and analyse information about the users of this website. We use this information to enhance the content and other services available on the site. By continuing to use our site, you are agreeing for us to set a small number of cookies. You can manage your preferences for Cookies at any time, for more information please see our Cookies Policy.