Crime and policing news update: January 2015

January's update on the latest news and information on police and crime issues.


Information and news includes:

  • Home Office hosts the first International Crime and Policing Conference
  • Home Secretary announces Police Knowledge Fund
  • TrackMyCrime launches on
  • Surrey and Sussex police launch online crime reporting tool
  • Fourteen forces start publishing stop and search data
  • HMIC publishes report on police integrity
  • HMIC launches consultation on its 2015 – 16 inspection programme
  • Crown Prosecution Service issues new guidance on consent
  • Revenge Porn Awareness Campaign launches
  • New Mental Health Code of Practice published
  • New THINK! campaign to support drug drive law change
  • Draft legislation published on new powers for the Scottish Parliament
  • Speeches