Posts for Crime

Review of driving while using a mobile phone – for anything

The Government is today pledging to review the offence of driving with a handheld mobile device.  The news comes as a response to the Transport Select Committee’s ‘Report on Road Safety: […]

More info

Drink driving remains a scourge – what can be done?

Following the publication of new data that shows there has been no discernible fall in the numbers of fatal collisions caused by drink drivers since 2010, RAC head of policy Nicholas […]

More info

Government enhances police stop and search powers in crackdown

Home Secretary Priti Patel today (11 August) empowered more than 8,000 police officers to authorise enhanced stop and search powers, as part of Government efforts to crack down on violent […]

More info

PM starts new police recruitment drive

I can’t help thinking if they hadn’t been underfunded in the first place, towns like Bude may still have a functioning Police station. However, the recruitment of 20,000 new police […]

More info

Helen’s Law plans confirmed

Murderers who refuse to disclose the location of a victim’s body may be denied parole under a new law set out by the Justice Secretary David Gauke. Named after Helen […]

More info

OK, these dirty tricks are what we are up against in saving the planet!

One of the UK’s largest waste management companies has been convicted of breaking the law on overseas exports. The Environment Agency prosecuted Biffa Waste Services Ltd for sending to China […]

More info

How the ‘good guy with a gun’ became a deadly American fantasy

A drawing of Philip Marlowe, an icon of hard-boiled detective fiction created by author Raymond Chandler. CHRISTO DRUMMKOPF/flickr, CC BY Susanna Lee, Georgetown University At the end of May, it […]

More info

Government puts money in cutting-edge technology to tackle child exploitation and abuse

It’s sickening stuff, but action is constantly being taken to prevent child exploitation and abuse from around the world. The Home Secretary last week (Tuesday 21 May) pledged a further […]

More info