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Exploring the impact of TASERs in the UK

Social Scientists at the University of Exeter have called for a greater comparative analysis of the impact of TASERs used in law enforcement. The next generation of the electric-shock weapon used by police ...

dateDec 09, 2014 in Social Sciences
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The rise of police PR

Police PR is increasingly bypassing traditional news outlets by turning to social media and reality television, according to Associate Professor Murray Lee.

dateMay 01, 2014 in Social Sciences
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UK police trial vest-mounted cameras after killing

London's police force said Thursday it was rolling out vest-mounted video cameras to some of the capital's 2,300 firearms officers, hoping to help build public confidence after a contentious inquest verdict on a fatal shooting.

dateJan 09, 2014 in Other
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Addressing antisocial behaviour

The most detailed analysis of the experiences and perceptions of victims of ASB ever conducted in this country has been used by a team at Cardiff to identify, for the first time, those police force areas ...

dateApr 05, 2013 in Social Sciences
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ICT plays an increasing part in criminal activities

The influence of ICT on traditional crimes such as burglary, robbery, intimidation and fraud is on the rise. Researchers from the University of Twente examined a large number of crimes in the east of the Netherlands on behalf ...

dateApr 04, 2013 in Other
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Police patrolling social media

From the city's mean streets to Facebook, the police are responding to ever-changing developments and have expanded their beat from the streets outside our door to the virtual pathways of social media, and ...

dateDec 10, 2012 in Other
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Clash in US on mobile privacy protection

Law enforcement officials and civil liberties advocates clashed Thursday at a US congressional hearing on a proposed law to protect the "location privacy" of people using mobile phones.

dateMay 17, 2012 in Other
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