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Car Crime Lead Story
Viv Nicholas
The European Secure Vehicle Alliance is leading the debate on preventing auto-crime, explains Viv Nicholas The car is a fantastic invention, but... continue
Categories: ANPR, crime, police, DfT, DVLA, Home Office
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Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Three London football clubs in Hammersmith & Fulham (H&F) will pay for match day parking and traffic management, which could save the borough... continue
New Transit
Interview Detail
Passengers on the capital’s transport network are among the safest in Europe, said London Mayor Boris Johnson last month as he announced that... continue
New Transit
Interview Detail
In preparation for the Olympics, BTP has recruited two Malinois (Belgian Shepherd dogs) to its Explosives Search Dog (ESD) section. Their arrival... continue
New Transit
Interview
Lesley Brown
A unique policing environment, the transport system has a unique set of needs. To meet them, an independent body, British Transport Police (BTP),... continue
New Transit
End of the line
The multi-billion pound Crossrail scheme has been something of a political hot potato during the election campaign with the Lib Dems not even... continue
New Transit
Progress Report
Police armed with futuristic surveillance equipment have cut bus crime in half on one of Birmingham’s busiest routes. Officers from the Safer... continue
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Crime
A cash collections operative working for Bristol City Council has admitted stealing more than £70,000 from pay & display machines over a... continue
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Business News
Police have dropped an inquiry into allegations of fraud against two senior officers at Westminster council. The case centred on the awarding of the... continue
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Contracts
Westminster City Council’s parking department is being investigated by the European Union over alleged contractual irregularities in its mobile... continue
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Enforcement News
Flintshire County Council in North Wales is to apply to the Welsh Assembly Government to take over on-street parking enforcement from the police.... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
More than 70 staff at two of Britain’s law enforcement agencies have been disciplined for misusing the internet and social networking... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
Merseyside Police's first “eye in the sky” arrest was a landmark moment  in policing history for two very different reasons. First... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
The loss of thousands of blank DVLA logbooks has resulted in the theft of vehicles worth £13m, a BBC investigation claims. The Association of... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
The Metropolitan Police could have a £1.3m hole in its budget after an initiative to crackdown on uninsured vehicles in the capital failed to... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
A major crime operation, which saw a significant number of caravan thefts over the last three years, has been smashed after the prosecution of four... continue
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Yellow Lines
A retired police officer is so concerned about speeding cars outside his home that he has erected a bird box in his front garden which looks just... continue
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Payment systems
Isle of Wight Council has deployed crime-busting SmartWater traps after a spate of thefts either from or of pay & display (P&D) machines in... continue
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Yellow Lines
When Austrian Franz Muellner couldn’t find a parking space in Vienna he simply rolled a car out of the way to make room for his motor home.... continue
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Construction
Councillors have given the go-ahead to a new scheme to improve access to The Lanes car park in Brighton. The  work is the final stage in a... continue
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