Over the 12 months of the research, more than 100 arrests and charges were – at least in part – assisted by AFR.
The Home Office's new strategy to tackle organised crime is more reactive than proactive.
The police held to account those responsible for nearly 300,000 fewer offences between 2014 and 2018.
Serious violence is rising, and there's little more that police can do to stop it. Of course, the real culprits are cutbacks to the nation's social protection systems.
It's still rare for cases of coercive control to reach prosecution.
New research in North Yorkshire has found most police officers are keen not to criminalise cannabis users.
How cosmetic store Lush went from making bath bombs to campaigning against police corruption.
New plans will speed students through an intensive training course, that will see them working cases in 12 weeks.
West London group 1011 music group have been banned from making music without police permission.
When big data is used for police profiling and surveillance, it puts human rights on the line.
A visiting scheme envisaged to deter police misconduct in custody is not fit for purpose.
Efforts to regulate social media and censor drill music are wasted. Instead, teachers and police need to give young people opportunities to grow.
The women who called for an inquiry into the actions of undercover police have since walked out of proceedings they see as unjust.
Most recreational users get their drugs from 'social suppliers'. Law enforcement should concentrate on organised crime instead.
The former Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex argues that more resources can help, but any available funds need to be spent by the right agencies in the right way.
The use of big data in policing has clear benefits for struggling police forces. But society needs to maintain a critical perspective on moral and ethical grounds.
Facial recognition software isn't ready for face-in-a-crowd applications. Specialist police officers are far superior at spotting criminals.
Stop and search contributes to marginalisation and has a corrosive impact on society.
As the service becomes more professional and diverse, the less it can be influenced by boys' clubs.
A new breed of officers hold different views on what it means to be in the police.