UK Police

Fighting, Sexting and Anti-social Behaviour - Should the Police Respond Differently to Children?

Tim Loughton | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK Politics
Tim Loughton

It's time to rethink how the police respond and relate to children. What our work at the APPGC shows is that by treating under-18s as children, being mindful of their needs and vulnerabilities, we can prevent children from being needlessly drawn into the criminal justice system and allow them to grow up with a more positive attitude to the police.

Police Chiefs Are Questioning Osborne's Pledge To Protect Their Budget

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Politics

Police chiefs have questioned George Osborne's much-trumpeted U-turn on spending cuts to police funding, saying his promise of immunity was "misrepres...

Three Men Arrested As Armed Police Cordon Of Blackfriars Road, London

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 21.11.2015 | UK

Three men have been arrested after Blackfriars Road in London was cordoned off due to a security alert. A201 Blackfriars Road / St Georges Circus: ...

Enfield Locals React To Caffe Nero Bomb Threat With 'Laughter And Jokes'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK

A Caffè Nero was evacuated this morning after a suspicious package was found there, the second bomb scare in London in 24 hours. A suspicious pac...

Met Police Finally Apologise For 'Abusive And Deceitful' Undercover Relationships

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK

Undercover police officers were "abusive, deceitful, manipulative and wrong" when they had long-term relationships with women they were spying on, the...

Police Fining People to Generate Revenue Would Be a Terrible Mistake

Bob Morgan | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK
Bob Morgan

Befordshire Police Crime Commissioner Olly Martins has announced that they are considering enforcing a zero tolerance approach to speeding on the M1 in order to generate revenue for the Force. He is quoted in the Telegraph as saying. "If motorists do not like it then they can always stick to the speed limit.

Dulwich Stabbing: Two Teenagers Stabbed At Kingsdale School In South London

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK

Two teenagers have been stabbed in a school Dulwich, South London. The pair, both 15-years-old boys, were taken to hospital after suffering knife-...

Police Chief Warns Extremists Will Flourish If Budgets Cut

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Politics

A police commissioner who says his force area has one of the "highest concentrations" of "dangerous and active" Islamic extremists has called on David...

Case Of Missing Teen Is Now A Murder Investigation, Police Say

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK

Detectives investigating the disappearance of 15-year-old Kayleigh Haywood, who has not been seen since Friday evening, are now treating her disappear...

Mum Rushed To Hospital Returns Home To Find Police Had Done Something Wonderful

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK Parents

A mum returned from an emergency trip to hospital to find her five kids fed and the dishes done by kind-hearted police officers who went above and bey...

Bataclan Theatre Hangs Poignant Message Of Hope Above Tributes

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK

A poignant message of hope is being displayed outside the Bataclan theatre, where 89 people were gunned down in a massacre on Friday. The message, ...

16-Year-Old Shot Boy Dead In Liverpool

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK

A 16-year-old boy has been shot dead on a Liverpool towpath, police have said. Merseyside Police were called to reports of a shooting on a towpath ...

The Reason This Couple Called 999 Will Break Your Heart - But Police Response Will Warm It

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK

An elderly couple who resorted to calling 999 because they were lonely were met by two police officers who responded in the most heart-warming way. ...

This Video Captures Police Officer Displaying A Wonderful Random Act Of Kindness

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK

A police officer has been rewarded with internet fame after his touching random act of kindness was caught on video. Kenya Joyner, of the Delaware...

Pupils Hospitalised After 27 Students And A Teacher Collapse At Yorkshire School

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A number of pupils have been taken to hospital after a teacher and 27 students collapsed at a school in North Yorkshire, emergency services have said....

Police Seize Haul Of Alcohol From Partying Youths, Story Delights Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A local newspaper story about police seizing a haul of alcohol from young ruffians following a 100-strong house party in Cheshire is delighting the in...

Police Funding 'Omnishambles' Criticised By MPs

PA | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Politics

The Police Minister was accused of presiding over an "omnishambles" after apologising for errors made in the Government's controversial reform of the...

Million Mask March Protesters Have Angered All Of Britain's Animal Lovers

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK

The "despicable" attacks on police horses have caused people to turn on those protesting in the Million Mask March, if reaction on Twitter is anything...

Student Punched And Called 'Slag' For Trying To Protect Police Horse

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK

A woman was punched and called a "slag" for trying to defend a police horse during the Million Mask March last night which was marred by arrests and v...

Striking Pictures From Student Protest Show Moment Policeman Hit By Smoke Grenade

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

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Protesters Arrested As Student Demo Turns Nasty After Home Office Hit By Smoke Bombs

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Police arrested protesters after government buildings and police were targeted with smoke grenades, paint and eggs when a London student demonstration...

EasyJet Logo Could Be On Sponsored Police Cars In 'Desperate' Bid To Raise Money

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 04.11.2015 | UK

Police cars could be sponsored by EasyJet and even have the airline's logo in a bid to raise money while budgets are slashed, a police and crime commi...

Thousands Of Teenagers Are Too Scared To Report Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Thousands of teenagers in England and Wales are too scared to go to the police if they have been raped, sexually exploited or victims of sexual assaul...

Mass Surveillance: Britain's Internet Must Remain Free

James Coe | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK Tech
James Coe

The answer to our surveillance dilemma lies in targeted surveillance, a warrant process overseen by the judiciary, an annual parliamentary public scrutiny of the security services, legislated protections for the professional privileges of doctors and lawyers and, most of all, a proper and lengthy public debate void of vague and fear inducing inferences to terror plots and criminal gangs.

Dramatic Moment Hero Cop Catches Woman Mid-Air As She Tried To Jump

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK

Dramatic pictures reveal the moment a hero police officer caught a woman mid-air as she attempted to commit suicide by jumping into the Thames. Pc ...