Crime and policing news update: October 2015

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



Information and news includes:

  • new Counter-Extremism Strategy published
  • support for local initiatives to prevent extremist ideologies announced
  • diversity profiles published to encourage forces to become more representative
  • College of Policing launches scheme to increase inclusivity in forces
  • police innovation fund 2016 to 2017
  • Home Secretary announces chair for deaths in custody review
  • female genital mutilation (FGM) mandatory reporting duty comes into force
  • new video shows the devastating impact of forced marriage
  • new provision in the Modern Slavery Act to fight slavery in supply chains
  • new duty to notify Home Office of victims of modern slavery
  • Hampshire and Isle of Wight Modern Slavery partnership launched
  • new sentencing guidelines on theft announced
  • Ministry of Justice’s Restorative Justice Week 2015
  • alternative place of safety pilot evaluation report published
  • mind’s blue light programme
  • speeches
Published 3 November 2015