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The time for devolution in England has come. Leeds MP Hilary Benn outlines Labour’s offer of huge shift in power.

This week Hilary Benn, Leeds MP and Shadow Communities and Local Government Secretary, wrote an Open letter to all leaders of Local Authorities.
Its contents promise little short of a revolution in the structure of power in England if Labour wins in 2015. 2,882 more words

Labour Party

Student Mobile Phone Scam

Students have become the target of a mobile phone scam.

BBC radio consumer programme You and Yours has revealed how students have been persuaded to purchase mobile phones on a 1 or 2 year contract and hand them over to scammers in return for a small cash payment and the promise of future income.  134 more words

Crime Prevention

How Safe Is Chip and Pin?

Many of us still do not trust contactless card transactions, preferring to trust in the security of chip and pin.  But just how safe is chip and pin?  76 more words

Crime Prevention

The Art of the 'Reassurance Visit'

The other day I accompanied my colleague PC Old Sweat to visit a lady on our ward who was concerned about markings that had apparently appeared overnight on the front brickwork of her property. 309 more words


Tips for Staying Safe Online

Here are some tips for protecting your computer and staying safe online.

Protecting Your Computer

  • Use antivirus software:
    • There are a number of free ones out there such as…
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Crime Prevention

The danger of militarized policing

American policing has become unnecessarily and dangerously militarized, in large part through federal programs that have armed state and local law enforcement agencies with the weapons and tactics of war with almost no public discussion or oversight. 188 more words