Crime and policing news update: December 2013

Regular update on the latest news and information on police and crime issues.



This month’s news update contains information on the following:

  • Modern Slavery Bill
  • serious and organised crime – local multi-agency partnerships
  • closure of the National Fraud Authority
  • online fraudsters out to spoil your Christmas
  • Border Force protects public from fake goods this Christmas
  • concerted programme of enforcement activity on ‘legal highs’
  • ending gang and youth violence annual report 2013 and review of year one published
  • this is abuse campaign
  • new sentencing guideline for sexual offences
  • police duties under new victims’ code
  • punishment now included in all adult community sentences
  • transforming rehabilitation reforms underway – focus on partnership working
  • innovation through collaboration event
  • technology fair to improve policing
  • emergency services mobile communications programme
  • police pensions
  • HM Inspectorate of Constabulary’s future publications
Published 19 December 2013