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October 2017


17 October 2017

Policing in the future involves citizen detectives and a Pokémon Go-like app

How can the police induce citizens to help investigate crime? By trying to make it “cool” and turning it into a game that awards points for hits. At least that is the premise for a “Pokémon-like app called Automon” that cops are developing to get citizens more involved in investigations.

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16 October 2017

Kent crime rates on the rise

Crime rates jumped in Kent across nearly all categories in 2016 compared to the previous year.

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12 October 2017

Operation Trivium 9: police across Europe prepare week-long crackdown on

Police from six European countries will be taking part in Operation Trivium next week, targeting cross-border criminality seeking to deny criminals the use of the roads.

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9 October 2017

The reason why white cars are being stolen to order and shipped abroad

Gavin Scragg's company has been broken into twice in 10 days - with a Range Rover worth £20,000 and an Audi Q3 worth £15,000 stolen

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2 October 2017

Criminals get hi-tech as Shropshire vehicle thefts soar

West Mercia Police recorded 368 crimes last year – up 26 per cent from 291 in 2013, while Dyfed-Powys Police saw an increase of 18 per cent from 167 to 197. The figures have been revealed following a Freedom of Information request to police forces by the RAC.  

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