UK Police

Public Humiliatingly Call Out Police Mistake After Wrongful Seizures

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 26.05.2016 | UK

Crawley Police have been forced into making an embarrassing series of apologies after seizing a haul of poppers they wrongly thought were now illegal ...

'Rockstar' Ecstasy Leaves Teen Fighting For His Life, As Police Renew Warning

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK

Manchester police have renewed their warning about taking ecstasy as a 16-year-old boy fights for his life in hospital after taking it. Police said t...

Teens Falsely Accused Of Theft Will Now Teach Cops A Lesson

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Two teenage girls falsely accused of theft by police officers will now help coach bungling officers to improve their links with young people. Francesc...

Woman Collapses And Dies In Renowned London Store

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.05.2016 | UK

Shoppers were horrified after a woman collapsed and died in an iconic London store despite efforts to save her. The woman, in her 60s, collapsed in Pe...

Man In Induced Coma After Taking Legal High As police Warn Of Effects

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.05.2016 | UK

Three men collapsed and two more suffered "adverse effects" after taking so-called legal highs known as Annihilation or Cherry Bombs, police said. Gre...

Naked Sand Sculpture Of Woman With 'Large Breasts' Lands Police In Hot Water

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK

A police force has apologised after its officers made a sandcastle crime scene featuring a naked dead woman as part of a competition that was later br...

Police Officers Mourn Dog Killed While Pursuing Suspects

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK

A police dog has died in a “tragic accident” while pursuing suspected thieves. Rebus, a German Shepherd Belgian Shepherd-cross, was hit by a polic...

Making of a Cohesive Society: Muslims In Iceland

William Barylo | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK
William Barylo

This stay in Iceland lead me to reflect upon the efficiency of some policies seen on the continent and in the UK. The Icelandic approach seems to be the polar opposite of the suspicion-based politics and systematic monitoring of Muslims. I believe that if governments were truly working with its citizens as in Iceland, the issues linked to xenophobia or extremism would be far less prominent.

Working With Reality in Understanding and Policing Domestic Violence

Karen Woodall | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK
Karen Woodall

Working in the field of family separation it is never possible to be far away from the problem of domestic violence. I was therefore interested today ...

'Very Good Mother' Murdered Daughters During 'Temporary Rage'

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK

A mother who murdered her two young daughters "in a spasm of violence" has been told she must serve a minimum of 24 years in prison. Samira Lupidi, 24...

'Life-Threatening' Noise Sees Illegal Rave Shut Down By Police (8 Hours Later)

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 15.05.2016 | UK

Police will investigate an illegal rave which was closed down eight hours after residents first complained about it. Members of the public began calli...

Woman Dies After Falling Down Well In Her Garden

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.05.2016 | UK

A woman has died after falling down a well at her home. The incident happened at a house in Church Street, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, and was reported ...

'Suspected Chemical Incident' Causes Mass Evacuation In Central London

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK

A "suspected chemical incident" in central London led to about 100 office workers being evacuated from their buildings. Firefighters were called to L...

This Woman Asked For Weed On Twitter And The Police Offered To Help Out

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Comedy

Twitter is a wonderful invention, allowing many of us to stay in touch with current events, find jokes to laugh at and track the goings on of mundane ...

Police Take Un-ewe-sual Step Of Pixelating Lambs' Faces After Men Put Behind Baa-rs

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK

Police took a tongue-in-cheek approach to publicising the recovery of three lambs found being transported through a suburban area in the back of a peo...

Police Accused Of 'Unethically' Trying To 'Spin' Hillsborough Findings

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK

South Yorkshire Police asked a press officer to "spin" news from the Hillsborough inquests in favour of the force, the former employee has claimed. Ha...

Police Chief 'Lied And Spent Public Money To Cover Up Affair'

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK

A police chief lied to the force’s top lawyer and spent public money to cover up the affair he was having with another high-ranking officer, a tribu...

Pensioner 'Stabbed To Death In Road Rage Killing After Minor Crash'

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK

A 79-year-old man was murdered by another motorist in a "ferocious" attack following a minor crash, a court heard on Tuesday. Matthew Daley, 35, is ac...

PCC Hustings: Who Will South Wales Muslims Be Voting for on 5th May Election?

Robiu Salisu | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Robiu Salisu

On May 5th members of the public will vote for their new Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for the South Wales area. Ahead of the vote Swansea MEND,...

Kent Man Shot Dead By Police During 'Pre-Planned Operation'

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 02.05.2016 | UK

A man has been shot dead during a pre-planned police operation in Kent. Armed officers were called to an address at Smiths Lane in Goudhurst on Sunday...

Urgent Warning For Anyone Who Took Ecstasy Over The Weekend After Girl Dies

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 02.05.2016 | UK

A teenage girl has died after taking a "MasterCard" ecstasy pill, prompting police to urge anyone else who may have taken the drug to seek urgent medi...

Hillsborough: South Yorkshire Police Chief Stands Down After Just One Day

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK

The acting chief constable of South Yorkshire Police who replaced David Crompton following the Hillsborough inquest findings has stood down after just...

Hillsborough Officers 'Unlikely To Face Prosecutions For At Least A Year'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

Police accused of covering-up their part in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster are unlikely to face prosecution for at least another year, England's forme...

Madeleine McCann Case 'Could End In A Few Months'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK

The investigation into Madeleine McCann's disappearance could finish in the next few months, Scotland Yard bosses have admitted. Metropolitan Police c...

Don't Blame Just the Police for Letting Down Stalking Victims

Bob Morgan | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Politics
Bob Morgan

I suspect that politicians are quite happy to use the police for their political purposes - boasting when crime is down for instance - but happy to see them carrying the can when victims are let down because the rest of us really don't care enough. If we all really cared about what happens to victims like Lily Allen then things would change.