Police and crime commissioners

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Young people warned not to be exploited as ‘money mules’ for UK criminal gangs
West Midlands commissioner and HSBC say moving illegally gained money is an offence that helps serious crime

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

15, Jan, 2023 @9:22 AM

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More than 90 police staff were found guilty of crimes last year, data shows
Figures show 68 officers and 25 staff in England and Wales were found guilty of crimes including sexual offences and violence against the person

Michael Goodier

12, Jan, 2023 @3:04 PM

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Police in England and Wales to screen suspects for signs gambling addiction is driving crime
Forces are increasingly aware that high-stakes betting is a form of addiction and a driver of crime similar to alcohol or drugs

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

01, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘We want action’: bereaved families launch Killed Women campaign
Campaigners hope collective voice will force change in Britain, where a woman is killed by a man every three days

Alexandra Topping

30, Nov, 2022 @6:30 PM

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Revealed: half of English police forces fail to meet standards in crime investigations
Analysis by the Observer raises questions over whether policing is fit for purpose and will put more pressure on the home secretary

Chaminda Jayanetti and Mark Townsend

26, Nov, 2022 @6:57 PM

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Tory police boss banned from driving after breaking speed limit five times
Caroline Henry had vowed to crack down on speeding during her time as Nottinghamshire PCC

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

18, Jul, 2022 @11:18 AM

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The Guardian view on policing in crisis: the Met needs a superhead | Editorial
Editorial: Six forces including London’s are now in special measures. But the government’s actions too should be scrutinised


30, Jun, 2022 @5:44 PM

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Sadiq Khan says new Met commissioner must admit to force’s failings
London mayor says appointee must understand extent of ‘cultural and organisational problems’ in Met

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

17, Jun, 2022 @4:23 PM

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Sir James Anderton obituary
‘God’s copper’, who felt answerable to a higher authority than the Home Office during his time as chief constable of Greater Manchester

Duncan Campbell

06, May, 2022 @2:30 PM

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Merseyside police commissioner sparks row with force over ‘institutional racism’
Chief constable issues swift denial after Emily Spurrell becomes first PCC to call her area’s force institutionally racist

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

05, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Today's elections are the last before the Tories vandalise our democratic rights | Polly Toynbee
The elections bill will deter non-Tory supporters from voting and scrap any oversight. Reform is needed more than ever before, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

05, May, 2022 @8:06 AM

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Met police commissioner: likely candidates to succeed Cressida Dick
The possible contenders remaining in the race to take the top job in London policing

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

03, May, 2022 @7:05 PM

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