Police corruption

Police hit the streets to introduce mobile fingerprinting

Police hit the streets to introduce mobile fingerprinting

Police have taken to the streets to fingerprint people on demand, it has been revealed.   Last week, the Metropolitan police became the 25th force in the country to confirm that mobile fingerprinting scanners will be used by officers on the beat.   Initially the Met have 350 of these devices, linked to police Blackberry phones, which they claim can[Read More…]

Corrupt cops tried to smear Stephen Lawrence family

Corrupt cops tried to smear Stephen Lawrence family

The last couple of weeks has been marked by a series of revelations over the covert and widespread use of disinformation tactics used by police in the UK. On Monday, it was revealed that the police had actively tried to smear the family and friends of Stephen Lawrence in order to cover up for their own incompetencies when dealing with[Read More…]

Police brutality sparks anger in the US

Police brutality sparks anger in the US

Police have come under fire in the US following shocking reports of police brutality, it has emerged. In one incident, a 14 year-old African-American child was tackled violently to the floor by armed police, after one of the officers perceived that he gave them a “dehumanising stare” while he was out walking with his puppy. Tremaine McMillan says he was[Read More…]

Police use big data to predict crime – before it happens

Police use big data to predict crime – before it happens

The idea of people being routinely arrested for a crime they have not yet committed may seem a little far-fetched to some. Afterall, if you have not done anything wrong, you have nothing to fear right? But imagine a scenario where several armed police officers kick down your door at 3am in the morning. You are then arrested on suspicion[Read More…]

To sue and protect: Policewoman sues crime victim for falling over

To sue and protect: Policewoman sues crime victim for falling over

  A policewoman has launched a lawsuit against a burglary victim after falling over a pavement kerb, it has emerged. WPC kelly Jones has launched a five-figure lawsuit against victim Steve Jones – who bears no relation to the officer – after she tripped over a kerb near his garage following reports of a break-in. She claims that the owner[Read More…]