Citizen police academies could help reluctant members of the public become more actively involved in keeping their communities safe, a report out today argues.
Efforts to tackle low-level crime by forcing police officers to investigate anti-social behaviour complaints are being criticised as "weak" by the opposition.
The stark difference between the public perception of crime figures and the reality points to a fundamental lack of confidence.
Over 2,000 frontline police officers are to demonstrate against police budget cuts in London next month.
David Cameron's rejection of multiculturalism will be incorporated into the government's new anti-extremist strategy, the home secretary has announced.
A collection of celebrities have written to the prime minister to urge a reappraisal of the UK's drugs policy.
Over 160,000 asylum seekers have been given leave to remain in the UK at "considerable cost" to the public purse, MPs have said.
The officer involved in the death of Ian Tomlinson during the G20 demonstrations in 2009 has been charged with manslaughter.
Ken Clarke has apologised for upsetting anyone during his radio interview on rape.
Ed Miliband has demanded the prime minister sack Ken Clarke over his rape comments.
Home secretary Theresa May has told the Police Federation the coalition is offering a "rescue mission", not "revenge", against police officers.
Disgraced former Cabinet minister David Laws could be the subject of an investigation into his expenses claims by the police, according to reports.
Irish republican dissidents are thought to be behind a bomb threat against central London made last night, according to reports.
Scotland Yard's review of the Madeline McCann case is "inappropriate", a member of its governing body has argued.
Pauline Neville-Jones did not refuse to show Theresa May secret documents, the home secretary has insisted.
Downing Street has responded cautiously to claims that it is politicising the police by demanding the Met review the Madeleine McCann case.
Two of the UK's leading politicians will take questions from prisoners in Wormwood Scrubs next week.
Peers have inflicted a second defeat in as many days against the government, over plans for elected police commissioners.
Ian Tomlinson was "unlawfully killed" by police during the G20 protests in 2009, a jury has found.
The coalition could look again at its proposals to introduce elected police commissioners.
Coalition plans to introduce directly elected police commissioners in England and Wales could hit a Liberal Democrat sticking point in the Lords.
Muslims Against Crusades will not be allowed to protest outside Westminster Abbey, the Met has said.
Police officers managing last month's anti-spending cuts march had a "when, not if" approach to kettling, legal observers have said.
The Metropolitan police have lost a pivotal high court battle over the controversial tactic of 'kettling', following complaints from protestors.
The Metropolitan police routinely ignore reported incidents, a freedom of information request has revealed.