Archive: Crime

Report says low level crime must be tackled in a different way

Bin men 'should help tackle low level crime'

Housing officers, traffic wardens and even bin men should be brought in to help tackle neighbourhood crime, a new report recommends.


    Sex offender management 'needs improvement'

    The management of sex offenders requires "considerable improvement" to ensure members of the public are not put at risk, a new report warns.


    Rice rejects use of torture

    Condoleezza Rice has rejected outright allegations that the US is using European airports to transport terror suspects to countries where they might face torture.

  • Ministers and police urged to investigate claims of CIA flights using UK airports

    CIA 'terror' flights probe demanded

    The government is being urged to take action over claims that UK airports are being used by the CIA to transport suspects to countries where they might be tortured.


    Transport terror threat 'very high'

    The threat of terrorist attacks on Britain's transport system "remains grave" and should be countered by every means possible, MPs warn today.


    MPs probe terror detention plans

    Plans to give police powers to hold terror suspects for up to 90 days without trial will come under scrutiny by a committee of MPs, it has been announced.


    Met chief faces shooting probe

    An investigation has been launched into how Metropolitan police commissioner Ian Blair dealt with the fatal shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes by officers this summer.

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