Daily Policing Media Summary

Top Stories

BBC Newsnight has a special report on Police Scotland where its chief constable has admitted the force is institutionally racist. 

Police Oracle reports on comments that it’s time for a refresh between Police Scotland and officer trade unions. NOTE: All College of Policing staff have access to Police Oracle. You can sign up on the website using your College email address.

Other Stories

BBC and other media report on a 11-year-old boy who is in a critical condition after being hit by police involved in a pursuit in Lancashire. 

Independent reports that police in Portugal searching for Madeleine McCann have found some ‘materials’ which will now be examined in Germany. 

Going Equipped has a new article from an officer who talks about what it was like growing up with deaf parents.

Telegraph reports on comments from a mother of a boy 

The Times reports that a third of domestic abusers and people carrying knives were returned to prison after being tracked with GPS tags.

Daily Mail reports on a Met officer working on rape cases who was suspended for seven years - earning about £400,000 - has been sacked after he was found pestering sexual assault victims and offering them drugs. He has been placed on the College of Policing Barred List. 

Police Professional reports on calls for new training aimed at officers taking on community roles.

Leicester Mercury reports on the investigation into former chief constable Mike Veale whose case has gone on for more than two years. College of Policing mentioned as one of many organisations overseeing the service.

Contact Information

Jason Lavan

Media Relations Manager

College of Policing