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Police: City of London Police and Kaspersky Lab lead the way in combating fraud

Written by RSS Poster ActionFraud's blog

Kaspersky Lab are joining forces with City of London Police to educate police services and businesses across Britain on ways to tackle cyber crime.

Cyber crime plays a huge part in fraud offence numbers today, with seven out of ten scams now internet-related, according to the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau.

To help tackle the rise in cybercrime, City of London Police has enlisted internet security experts, Kaspersky Lab, to train its police officers at all levels on these ever-growing threats. 

First of its kind

This innovative training program, the first of its kind with UK law enforcement, will provide them with the skills and knowledge to identify and resolve these crimes – from an individual victim encountering fraud during an online shopping-spree to a business losing thousands of pounds from a targeted attack. 

The first of these week-long training programs was attended and successfully completed by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau earlier this year. While the...

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Police: WE FORTUNATE FEW

Written by RSS Poster The Justice of the Peace


It`s often said that we who sit in the lower courts  see before us the stupid ones; those who need lessons in how to shoplift efficiently, fail to wear gloves when trying car door handles, swear  once too often at police officers and think speed cameras are all empty boxes.  However some are simply people who fail or cannot connect to society; who for myriad reasons are outcasts.  One would be lacking in simple humanity if a certain degree of sympathy did not intrude into the sentencing process irrespective of Guidelines which newer colleagues can sometimes  tend to consider as sacrosanct. 

Recently...

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Police: West Mids PCC election: draft press statement by Home Secretary

Written by RSS Poster A Just Future: Fair for All
Embargo: 1631 | 22 August 2014

I would like to warmly welcome the new Police & Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands, Mr [insert appropriate name here]. I look forward to working with him on tackling the considerable challenges facing policing in that area. Whilst I disagreed with Bob Jones on many issues, his tenure will be a very hard act to follow.

With regard to the record low electoral turnout of 10.32%: this is 4% more than I predicted yesterday! This is a significant achievement.

After all, yesterday was very sunny and I can imagine that the people of the West Midlands had better things to do. (After all, arranging a day trip to the polling station is not nearly as exciting as a trip to the local swimming baths.) But this is in no possible way, means that PCCs have fallen out of favour with the voting public. Far from it, only yesterday, I had two letters from PCCs in different parts of the country, telling me how many people they have shaken hands with at summer...

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Police: What Do YOU Do In The School Holidays?

Written by RSS Poster RetiredAndAngry

Go swimming? Surfing? Fishing off the rocks? Do your kids use a lilo? Do you take a ferry, belong to a yacht club?

If the answer to any of those is YES then I would suggest that you need the Coastguard Service.

I’ll bang on till the cows come home about the government cuts to Police and Armed Forces etc, but the Coastguards are taking a mighty hit.

Coastguard stations all around our coast are not being ‘slimmed’, they are being shut down.

Hands up all those who think this is a good idea.

I might be wrong, but I BELIEVE that it would cost a mere 15 pence a year on each of our Income Tax bills to fund keeping them open.

Personally I would give my 15p year after year.

The RNLI is a Registered Charity so ‘Call Me Dave’ can’t close them down, but who calls them out and co-ordinates their brave rescues? The coastguards do.

I have blogged previously about the closure of Coastguard stations on another site, you can find them here if you missed them.

The closures are HAPPENING, the moronic coalition government originally...

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Police: West Mids PCC election: draft press statement by Home Secretary

Written by RSS Poster A Just Future: Fair for All
Embargo: 1631 | 22 August 2014

I would like to warmly welcome the new Police & Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands, Mr [insert appropriate name here]. I look forward to working with him on tackling the considerable challenges facing policing in that area. Whilst I disagreed with Bob Jones on many issues, his tenure will be a very hard act to follow.

With regard to the record low electoral turnout of 6%, yesterday was very sunny and I can imagine that the people of the West Midlands had better things to do. (After all, arranging a day trip to the polling station is not nearly as exciting as a trip to the local swimming baths.) But this is in no possible way, means that PCCs have fallen out of favour with the voting public. Far from it, only yesterday, I had two letters from PCCs in different parts of the country, telling me how many people they have shaken hands with at summer fêtes over the last few months.

But of course, August was a daft month in which to hold an...

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Police: IT BEGGERS BELIEF!

Written by RSS Poster The Justice of the Peace


Well!  How would you deal with this and dozens of similar cases every month?


Police: Undercover police officers not to face charges over alleged sexual relationships #operationHerne

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

The MPS has today, 21 August, been informed by the Crown Prosecution Service that no police officer will face any charges in connection with one strand of Operation Herne.

This decision follows an investigation by Operation Herne into alleged sexual relationships involving four officers who worked undercover.

Following the CPS’s decision the MPS is now considering if misconduct proceedings are appropriate.

We are not prepared to discuss the identity of these officers.

Operation Herne is an ongoing investigation examining both potential criminality and misconduct by officers who were part of the Special Demonstration Squad.  Four strands of that investigation are being overseen by the Independent Police Complaints Commission.



Police: Neighbourhood Policing

Written by RSS Poster Spamford Police
Sex, drugs, PCSO's, Taser, Stop and Search and fiddling the crime figures -  all in one story for less than the price of a latte from the HQ coffee machine

Five star reviews and all royalties to Staffordshire Downs Syndrome Support Group. This is because 'Danny' has Downs Syndrome.

Anyone with an interest or involvement in policing will enjoy reading this

Neighbourhood Policing in 2014

Thank you to all the citizens of Spamford who have downloaded the story so far.





Police: Police arrest fraudster over complex mobile phone scam targeting students

Written by RSS Poster ActionFraud's blog

A man from Surrey has been arrested by The Metropolitan Police over a scam designed to dupe unsuspecting students out of hundreds of pounds.

The 22-year-old male was arrested, alongside 22 others previously connected with the scam.

The arrest is part of the Met’s, National Mobile Phone Crime Unit (NMPCU) ongoing investigation into the mobile phone fraud targeting students at universities across the UK.

Cash incentives

University students in Surrey are being warned to remain vigilant after a number of victims fell for the scam, running up large telephone debts in the process.

Fraudsters have been offering students cash incentives to sign up for personal mobile phone contracts, which are then being used for the benefit of a private company.

Invariably, students subsequently receive a high value smart phone on a lengthy contract, but then send the phone and SIM card to the private company for a small, often monthly, cash incentive.

It is believed these students may have revealed...

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Police: Domestic abuse offence could cover emotional as well as physical harm

Written by RSS Poster Surrey Constabulary Blog

Government launches consultation on strengthening law by explicitly stating that domestic abuse covers coercive behaviour

Domestic violence. A new criminal offence could protect abuse victims whose partners cause psychological harm. Photograph: Pekka Sakki/REX

A new criminal offence of domestic abuse could be introduced to include emotional and psychological harm inflicted by a partner within a relationship.

The government launched a consultation on Wednesday to look at strengthening the law by explicitly stating that domestic abuse covers coercive and controlling behaviour as well as physical harm.

The move comes after the way that police respond to domestic abuse in England and Wales was condemned as “alarming and unacceptable” in a report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) in March.

The consultation document says that police fail to see abuse, particularly in its nonviolent form, as a serious crime, adding: “Creating a specific offence of...

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