Daily Policing Media Summary

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Guardian reports that a Met police officer has been jailed for 16 years for raping two women. Also covered by the BBC, Evening Standard and The Times. Sky News reports that the Met are investigating the former officer’s historic behaviour as it’s become clear that several allegations including some from a former female colleague were not investigated fully.

Emergency Services Times reports on the Independent Scrutiny and Oversight Board’s report on the Police Race Action Plan.

Other stories

BBC reports that Surrey Police had ‘historic’ contact with the family of murdered 10-year-old Sara Sharif.

Daily Mail reports that thefts from stores have risen by more than a quarter in a year as county line gangs are targeting shops and ‘stealing to order’.

Police Professional reports that GMP has launched new, dedicated domestic abuse patrol vehicles manned by officers and independent domestic abuse advisers. The project is funded by Wigan Council in partnership with the NHS. Also covered by Police Oracle.

Policing Insight presents an opinion piece from senior academics who believe that more police training in neurodiversity can improve public trust in policing and reduce harm.

Independent reports that around half the letters the CPS writes to victims of crime contain basic errors and are ‘inadequate’.

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