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  • Policeman sacked for sex with vulnerable victims

    A POLICEMAN has been sacked for having sex with vulnerable women who were victims of crime after meeting them in the course of his duties, it was revealed yesterday.

    PC Daniel Forder admitted gross misconduct when he appeared before a Devon and Cornwall Police disciplinary panel last...

    Tuesday 12th Jul 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Restraining kids in custody ‘doubles’

    THE number of children in custody who have been restrained has more than doubled in the last five years, research revealed yesterday.

    A report by the Howard League for Penal Reform on the use of restraint, solitary confinement and strip-searching in child units in England and Wales...

    Tuesday 21st Jun 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Pair remanded in custody after 18 rescued from boat

    TWO British men were remanded in custody yesterday charged with immigration offences after 18 Albanians were rescued from a sinking boat in the Channel.

    Mark Stribling and Robert Stilwell faced charges under teh Immigration Act at Medway magistrates’ court.

    Two children...

    Tuesday 31st May 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Man just gets a caution after uploading revenge porn

    WOMEN’S campaigners demanded action yesterday after Sussex Police let a man who admitted uploading revenge porn walk away with a caution.

    The man made full admissions to posting online, without consent, two sexual images taken with consent during a relationship, the force...

    Tuesday 10th May 2016

    posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain

  • Victims forced offline by net stalkers

    OVER a third of stalking victims are now targeted online as the internet leaves them with nowhere to hide, according to a major study published yesterday.

    Nearly one in five British women and one in 12 men have suffered repeated and unwanted contact or intrusive behaviour which causes...

    Wednesday 13th Apr 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Criminalised kids getting the rough end of social care

    YOUNGSTERS living in care in children’s homes are being “criminalised” because staff call in the police over minor incidents.

    A report published today by prisons charity the Howard League for Penal Reform identifies “a systemic problem” in children’s...

    Wednesday 30th Mar 2016

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Children as young as 10 nabbed for gun crimes

    CHILDREN as young as 10 were among hundreds of youngsters arrested for suspected gun crimes in the last three years, according to figures released yesterday.

    The stats, released after a Freedom of Information request, showed that 1,549 child arrests for suspected crimes involving...

    Tuesday 29th Mar 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Hundreds of Gurkhas hit by £50m ‘Ponzi scheme’

    HUNDREDS of Gurkhas who may be victims of a suspected £50 million Ponzi scheme were urged to come forward by police yesterday.

    Since October 2014, City of London Police have been investigating Capital World Market, which was offering 5 per cent interest per month to...

    Thursday 4th Feb 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Many MPs singled out for physical attack, study finds

    by Our News Desk

    ABUSE targeted at MPs has included death threats and a stabbing, with the stress putting relationships under strain and recipients being treated for anxiety and depression, new research suggested yesterday.

    Researchers found that four out of five MPs...

    Monday 25th Jan 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Police forces letting down vulnerable crime victims

    MORE than two-thirds of police forces in England and Wales are letting down vulnerable victims, a new report suggests today.

    Four services were rated “inadequate” for how they protect and support people at risk due to factors such as disability, age or having been the...

    Tuesday 15th Dec 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain