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Police stop-and-search rules to apply to vehicle stops

Rules governing police stop and search in England and Wales are to be extended to vehicle stops made under the Road Traffic Act, the Home Office says. The move is intended "to make things more transparent", a spokesman said. Figures show black and minority ethnic people are more likely to be pulled over, but not…
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Days of routine patrols by bobbies on the beat are over

Days of routine patrols by bobbies on the beat are over, says PCC   An outspoken police and crime commissioner has come out fighting after his force was left bruised by comments made by Zoe Billingham from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), saying he "does not like the phrase" neighbourhood policing.   [caption id="attachment_2559"…
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Million Mask March London

Million Mask March London: Police 'expecting trouble' as thousands set to descend on London for bonfire night protest   Scotland Yard is braced for a second consecutive night of chaos as up to 18,000 people descend on the capital for the protest   Interactive map: Where the police are letting protesters go:   Thousands of…
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