Just three big developers are being paid tens of millions of pounds to supply the majority of these UK systems.
The UK government is granting sweeping powers to officers to search people without reasonable suspicion they’ve committed a crime.
Turnout in the first votes was just 15% and barely rose in the next. Now a third election looms.
A lack of emotional support within the police is leading to PTSD and burnout.
Police forces need to negotiate with communities to win back trust or risk getting trapped in a cycle of violence.
Our findings on stop and account and vehicle stop checks potentially shine a light on why these powers may disproportionately affect black people.
Research reveals how police officers abuse their position for sexual gain. While most are disciplined or dismissed, forces must do more to tackle the issue.
The prestige the role of detective once had has been eroded and needs to be restored.
The detective turned criminologist who was sent to help Portuguese police in 2007 says he had misgivings as to how the most basic of tasks were being carried out.
Representation alone cannot fix racism. But when deployed appropriately, it can provide reassurance and support to communities of colour.
History shows us that when police forces apply the rules unevenly, some groups are hit harder than others.
Police crackdown operations are likely to exacerbate the structural inequalities that can influence criminality in the first place.
Laws against ‘revenge porn’, upskirting, deepfake pornography are piecemeal, and a review will take years to conduct. Here are three things government can do now to support victims.
Delays in reporting a rape and in recording a video interview with police can have an impact on whether an investigation continues.
Previous policies aimed at ending gangs and youth violence have failed. The government should avoid the same mistakes.
Nations like Scotland and New Zealand have pioneered community-centred strategies to tackle knife crime – it’s time for the rest of the UK to follow suit.
But questions remain on how well a scheme to provide victims with information about abusive partners is working.
The ethical implications of putting vigilantes on the front line in the battle against child sex abuse.
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.