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MPS borough commander handed gross misconduct notice and suspended
MPS borough commander handed gross misconduct notice and suspended
The Borough Commander for Richmond and Twickenham has been suspended from duty and faces a gross misconduct investigation after allegations of inappropriate behavior were made this week. A superintendent has also been placed on restricted duties. Chief Superintendent Colin Kennedy, a former staff officer to Sir Paul Stephenson and head of covert policing, has today been served with a notice of investigation and suspended from duty.
Detective sacked over failures in probe involving Mark Duggan associate
Detective sacked over failures in probe involving Mark Duggan associate
A Scotland Yard detective has been sacked over failures in an investigation involving an associate of Mark Duggan, whose shooting by police sparked nationwide riots in August 2011. A Metropolitan Police probe into an armed assault by Kevin Hutchinson-Foster, who went on to provide the same gun to Duggan, was found by the police watchdog to have had "a number of failures".

Guides

Code of Conduct for Police Officers
Code of Conduct for Police Officers
This Code sets out the principles which guide police officers’ conduct. It does not seek to restrict officers’ discretion: rather, it aims to define the parameters of conduct within which that discretion should be exercised. However, it is important to note that any breach of the principles in this Code may result in action being taken by the organisation, which, in serious cases, could involve dismissal.
Humberside Police: Repeat Victimisation
Humberside Police: Repeat Victimisation
This Practice Direction sets out procedures for dealing with crimes of repeat victimisation. The decision as to which classes of crime and or victim that will be subject to these requirements will be a local decision; however consideration should be given to including crimes relating to dwelling house burglary, violence against the person and vulnerable victims.
Best Use of Stop and Search Scheme
Best Use of Stop and Search Scheme
The Best Use of Stop and Search Scheme was announced by the Home Secretary in her statement to Parliament on 30th April 2014. The principal aims of the Scheme are to achieve greater transparency, community involvement in the use of stop and search powers and to support a more intelligence-led approach, leading to better outcomes, for example, an increase in the stop and search to positive outcome ratio.
If I am arrested by the police, what are my rights?
If I am arrested by the police, what are my rights?
A police officer should also advise you, as a suspect of a crime, that your right to legal advice can be exercised at any time during the period of arrest, which is also sometimes referred to as 'detention'. The police should provide you with a written notice of your rights while attending a police station and advise you of tyour right to provided with a copy of the custody record upon release from detention.

Reports

Code of Conduct for Police Officers
Code of Conduct for Police Officers
This Code sets out the principles which guide police officers’ conduct. It does not seek to restrict officers’ discretion: rather, it aims to define the parameters of conduct within which that discretion should be exercised. However, it is important to note that any breach of the principles in this Code may result in action being taken by the organisation, which, in serious cases, could involve dismissal.
Humberside Police: Repeat Victimisation
Humberside Police: Repeat Victimisation
This Practice Direction sets out procedures for dealing with crimes of repeat victimisation. The decision as to which classes of crime and or victim that will be subject to these requirements will be a local decision; however consideration should be given to including crimes relating to dwelling house burglary, violence against the person and vulnerable victims.
Best Use of Stop and Search Scheme
Best Use of Stop and Search Scheme
The Best Use of Stop and Search Scheme was announced by the Home Secretary in her statement to Parliament on 30th April 2014. The principal aims of the Scheme are to achieve greater transparency, community involvement in the use of stop and search powers and to support a more intelligence-led approach, leading to better outcomes, for example, an increase in the stop and search to positive outcome ratio.
If I am arrested by the police, what are my rights?
If I am arrested by the police, what are my rights?
A police officer should also advise you, as a suspect of a crime, that your right to legal advice can be exercised at any time during the period of arrest, which is also sometimes referred to as 'detention'. The police should provide you with a written notice of your rights while attending a police station and advise you of tyour right to provided with a copy of the custody record upon release from detention.