Crime and policing news update: May 2014

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


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

  • code of ethics published
  • revisions to Codes under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984
  • public consultation on police bail launched
  • delivering the Government’s hate crime action plan
  • National Crime Agency annual plan published
  • banning below cost alcohol sales
  • poisons and chemicals consultations responses published
  • HASC inquiries on gangs and youth crime and policing and mental health
  • new child rescue text alerts system and child abduction hub launched
  • changes to the Dangerous Dogs Act
  • speeches