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.
Recent legal changes may not be enough to improve conditions in controversial police mental health detentions.
Around 10% of women aged 16 to 24 say they have experienced domestic violence in the last year.
Angiolini review calls for fundamental changes to police practice in the 21st century.
Mental healthcare in the UK needs more integrated solutions, not patch-ups.
Some reports say crime is rising, but others that it is falling. Can they both be right?
The UK's blue light services need to adapt and modernise or they will face their own emergency.
But with many different demands on police time, some not relating to crime, it's hard to estimate.
Theresa May says they have. But let's take a closer look.
All sexual offenders should be investigated and prosecuted equally.
Taking on a 45,000-strong organisation, with a budget of more than £2.5 billion would stretch the most seasoned corporate executive.
A review of international research shows that police may well be better off without weapons.
New research hopes to stop police lineups leading to false identification or criminals walking free.
Mark Duggan was shot by the police in 2011, but it took two-and-a-half years to complete an inquest into his death.