UK Police

Police Manhunt As Motorist Stabs Another Driver To Death After Car Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK

Police have launched a manhunt after a driver got out of his car and stabbed another driver to death after a crash in Findon, Sussex. Sussex Police...

Boris Johnson Spent £218,000 On Water Cannon, And Theresa May Just Said They Are Illegal

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Politics

Theresa May today poured cold water on the use of water cannon in mainland Britain, despite London Mayor Boris Johnson having bought three of the mach...

Theresa May's Haphazard Cuts Risk a Policing Disaster

Jack Dromey | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Politics
Jack Dromey

Even Theresa May must see that there is a high risk, if not a certainty, that her haphazard cuts and unfairness of distribution will remove many such constables even as the nature of crime is changing and the threat of the most serious crimes is increasing. There will be many more victims - and it is them we will be thinking of when we hear Thursday's announcements.

Student Handcuffed For Giving Homeless Man £1 Coin Wins Payout After Police Thought It Was Drugs Deal

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A young man who was handcuffed for giving a homeless man £1 because police thought it was a drugs deal has won a £5,000 compensation payout. Geor...

Police Investigate Video Of Horrific Bottling At T In The Park

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK

Police are investigating a video which appears to show a horrific bottling at the T in the Park music festival. The shocking footage shows a group ...

Missing Couple Found In Car Wreck Three Days After Crash Was Reported

PA | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

Police in Scotland face a backlash today after it was revealed a dead man and a seriously injured woman were not found until three days after officers...

Complaints Investigation After Police Took Six Days To Conclude Notorious Gangster Was Actually Shot

PA | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK

A police force has referred itself to the Independent Police Complaints Commission for taking six days to work out notorious British criminal John "Go...

Why A Surge In Convictions For Violence Against Women Is Actually Good News

PA | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK

A record number of people in England and Wales are being convicted of violent crimes against women, as prosecutors warn social media has become "one o...

FYI

Tracey Agyeman | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Tracey Agyeman

As the truth stands, we must all take responsibility and speak out against injustices in whatever form they may take because we are, to a great extent, accountable for the world's emancipation, empowerment and evolvement.

Why Throwing Biscuits At Someone Is Now ABH

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK

Throwing biscuits at someone counts as Actual Bodily Harm (ABH) under new police rules which are being blamed for a spike in crime. Norfolk has ha...

Disgruntled Man Poos In Police Car After Arrest

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Comedy

An angry tourist was arrested at a Welsh caravan park after having an argument with his wife - and decided to vent his frustration by pooing all over ...

Incredible Footage Of Armoured Van Attacking Police Station In Dallas With Guns And Bomb

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.06.2015 | UK

A police headquarters in Dallas has come under attack. A man fled the scene in an "armoured van" reportedly after firing shots at the building and ...

Thousands Want To Say 'Thankyou' To This Good Samaritan Policeman

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK

A policeman who came to the aid of an elderly man struggling with his shopping after he got on the wrong bus has been hailed a hero. A passer-by to...

Despite What She Says, Theresa May is Offloading Our Mental Health Crisis onto the Police

Stefan Rollnick | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Stefan Rollnick

On the whole, I'm proud of our police force. Not in an idealistic way, I'm aware there are police officers who have done horrendous things, but I think they do one of the most thankless jobs in society for rather average pay. They may have the Police Federation, but they have no real union power like the Fire Service; the police cannot go on strike and for this reason alone they deserve to be treated with respect.

Ten Years On, Jean Charles de Menezes' Family Are Going Back To Court To Find Justice

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK

The family of Jean Charles de Menezes are challenging a decision not to bring charges over his death at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). ...

Police Find Body In Search For 13-Year-Old Girl

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK

Officers searching for missing 13-year-old Amber Peat have said they are not treating the death of a young girl as suspicious, after a body was found ...

Pig Arrested, Defecates In Police Car And Looks Rather Happy About It

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Comedy

A pig who was arrested for causing mischief showed his distaste of the police by defecating all over the back seat of their cop car. The porker, na...

Police Ask To Access Our Phone And Email Records Every Two Minutes

PA | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK

Police ask for permission to access people's private communications data once every two minutes - and are granted access more than 90% of the time, a ...

The Move to Speed Up Justice in the Queen's Speech Will Benefit Tens of Thousands

John Higginson | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK
John Higginson

For justice to be fair it must be swift. We will never get back the two and a half years we spent awake at night worrying about whether she would be jailed and the affect that would have on our children aged three and one. But this change in the law will mean that other innocent people do not suffer the same fate.

Hunt Continues For Man Suspected Of Stabbing Sister, Mother And Partner

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 25.05.2015 | UK

Police are on the hunt for Jed Allen, a fan of comic book superhero Wolverine, suspected of stabbing to death his six-year-old sister, their mother an...

Some Muslim Children 'Convinced Christmas Is Forbidden By Extremist Propaganda'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 25.05.2015 | UK

Police and parents should "move into the private space" of Muslim children to prevent them being brainwashed by extremists such as Islamic State (IS),...

Human Rights Act Put To Excellent Use By Young Rape Victim The Police Ignored

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK

The Human Rights act has been used by a rape victim who police didn't believe - and then arrested for perverting the course of justice. Hampshire C...

Toddler Dragged 12 Feet In Shocking Hit And Run Cyclist Footage

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK

A 3-year-old girl was dragged 12 feet along a pavement by a cyclist who failed to stop, right in front of her horrified mother. Lucie Wilding was w...

Cops Go Beyond The Call Of Duty To Cook And Clean For Partner Of Dead Man

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK

Police called to a London home where a "distressed" woman had discovered her partner dead, ended up cooking her dinner and cleaning her flat. Kings...

Pictured In The Dock, Glasses On A Chain, The Silver topped Hatton Garden Accused

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK

The eight men accused of the Hatton Garden jewellery heist have been remanded in custody until next month after appearing in court today amidst a heav...