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The picture painted by today’s statistics shows that although overall crime levels remain steady, there are increases in concerning areas,  such as violent crime involving knives, fraud and theft. National Police Chiefs' Council Lead for Crime, Chief Constable Andy Cooke said: “Today’s crime statistics show an eight...

Electronic monitoring (known as ‘tagging’) is used in England and Wales to monitor curfews and conditions of a court or prison order. If you’re given a tag, it will usually be attached to your ankle. A monitoring unit will also be installed in a place stated...

Greater clarity through simplified and improved Victims’ Code Entitlements updated to better reflect changing nature of crime Part of government’s Victims’ Strategy to make sure support is consistent across the country A consultation launched today (17 July), aims to strengthen the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime...