Crime rises as recession bites

Crime is rising in many parts of the country because of the recession but councils are doing all they can to maintain frontline budgets, new research published by the Local Government Association has revealed

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UK’s national centre for protecting children reveals latest trends in sexual offending

Child sex offenders are switching between the internet and the offline world with increasing frequency and severity in order to target and in some cases abduct young victims and parents could and should do more, said the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre

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'Booze ASBOs' call time on problem drinkers

Tough new powers to crack down on people responsible for alcohol-fuelled crime and antisocial behaviour have come into force, Home Office Minister, Alan Campbell, announced

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Government to ban harmful ‘legal highs’

Man-made chemicals which are sprayed on herbal smoking products, such as 'Spice' and the chemical solvent GBL are two of the so called 'legal highs' to be banned by the end of the year, Home Secretary, Alan Johnson, has announced

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Restraining order powers to further protect victims of domestic violence and harassment

A powerful tool to help protect victims of harassment, including domestic abuse will come into effect next month, the Government has confirmed

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Major new campaign to crack down on drug driving

The first national TV advertising campaign to tackle drug driving was launched by Transport Secretary, Andrew Adonis, after new research showed that one in 10 young male dr more...

Awards to honour exceptional local people tackling crime and anti-social behaviour

An awards scheme to recognise people who have been at the forefront of tackling crime and anti-social behaviour in their communities was launched by the Government’s Crim more...

Taking the fight to organised car crime

A police intelligence unit dedicated to fighting organised vehicle crime, such as cloning cars’ identities, has received £300,000 to continue its work, Home Office Minis more...

Government calls for tough family intervention to prevent youth crime

Alan Johnson, Jack Straw and Ed Balls are calling on local authorities to crack down on out-of-control families who need to be challenged to prevent their children getting more...

35 areas join Vigilance Programme to tackle burglary and personal robbery

A £3 million package of support to help 35 areas tackle and prevent burglary and personal robbery was announced by Home Office Minister, Alan Campbell

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Editor's Feature
Professor Anne Ludbrook
Health Economist,
NICE

Professor Anne Ludbrook outlines the importance of making alcohol less affordable if we are to save thousands...


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Safer Care: Can you afford it?
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Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Sche...
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