Turnout in the first votes was just 15% and barely rose in the next. Now a third election looms.
Amber Rudd: under pressure over violent crime.
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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.
Online fraud is now the most common type of crime, so what should the police and tech firms do to put a stop to these often invisible attacks.
Winning justice or even an apology in cases of police misconduct is often beyond the financial means of many.
The cost of justice puts victims at a disadvantage.
It worked in 2012, but George is no longer mayor in Bristol.
The 2016 local elections were bad news for non-affiliated hopefuls for many reasons.
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Here’s what you need to know before you cast your vote in the elections for local police crime commissioners.
Up in smoke.
The UK government has proposed to extend the remit of Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) to cover other emergency services, including fire and rescue. The system has been called a “failed experiment…
Hampshire constabulary has paid £20,000 in damages, but the underlying problems will take much more to solve.
Will Ed’s crime policies lead him on the path to the premiership?
Labour’s crime manifesto goes communitarian, despite them not branding it that way.
The UKIP manifesto says crime is not a “lifestyle option” that they will tolerate.
UKIP’s pledges on crime reflect their core values: populism, and leaving the EU.
The meaning of empathy.
Empathy, a trait built into the human character, can be taught and practiced by both police and communities to improve relations.
Plaid want police to acknowledge the needs of victims - but how?
According to our expert, Plaid Cyrmu’s crime manifesto is window dressing with uncosted goods.
Despite pressure from the pet community, few are turning up.
Even before the results come in, turn-out for electing South Yorkshire’s next Police and Crime Commissioner was shown to be extremely low. As the votes were being counted from the October 30 ballot, it…