Crime and policing news update: October 2014

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



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

  • Policing and Mental Health Summit
  • first anniversary of the National Crime Agency and the Serious and Organised Crime Strategy
  • Home Office launches campaign aimed at professional enablers of organised crime
  • fighting online fraudsters
  • Home Office and Avon and Somerset police launch “Stop It, Spot It” fraud pilot
  • new anti-social behaviour powers into effect
  • government announcement on the UK’s response to new psychoactive substances
  • notice of a change in law affecting Registered Firearms Dealers
  • new sentencing proposals emphasise seriousness of knife and gun robberies
  • Stakeholder Consultation Survey
  • 101 performance data published and marketing campaign
  • The Centre of Excellence for Information Sharing launched
  • further powers for the Scottish Parliament
  • speeches
Published 30 October 2014