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Debates
With hard times ahead, Professor Ken Pease challenges predictions that the economic downturn will spark a crime wave. Recent headlines like... continue
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Yellow Lines
Police are trying to track down a man filmed riding a skateboard down a steep stretch of a south German autobahn 62mph. The authorities believe the... continue
Categories: crime, The Enforcers, Europe
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Enforcement News
Drivers who break the speed limit by more than 20mph could face a six-point penalty on their licence under government proposals. The tougher penalty... continue
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Enforcement News
Some 50,000 bags of litter are dumped on the M25 and its link roads each year, according to figures released by the Conservatives. The figures, from... continue
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Operational
New powers to help councils deal with motorists who throw litter out of vehicles have been put on hold after an error in the drafting of the... continue
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Enforcement News
Two private hire taxi drivers have been prosecuted for touting for fares after a Manchester City Council investigation. Mohammed Shafiq was ordered... continue
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Operational
NCP Manchester says its introduction of mobile customer support teams using bicycles to patrol car parks and check on daily systems maintenance is... continue
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Awards
The deadline for submissions to the ?British Parking Awards 2009 has been extended to Monday 12 January. The extension has become a traditional... continue
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Safer Parking
Six months after it acquired the 230-space Mercat Shopping Centre car park, situated in Kirkcaldy, Scotland, Pure Parking has been awarded Park Mark... continue
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Safer Parking
Eleven of Spelthorne Borough Council’s car parks have successfully gained Park Mark status in the British Parking Association’s Safer... continue
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Car Crime
Viv Nicholas
The European Secure Vehicle Alliance (ESVA) recently undertook a small research exercise to investigate the increasing incidence of theft of number... continue
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Enforcement News
A man was ordered to pay more than £1,000 for using his mother-in-law’s disabled blue badge to get free parking in Manchester city... continue
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Safer Parking
Gatwick Airport’s car parks have just had their annual review by the Sussex Police and British Parking Association (BPA) and have once again... continue
Categories: crime, customer service, , APCOA, NCP
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Partnership Working
The Met Police, transport operators and a London borough are making effective use of a shared CCTV control room A control room which provides the... continue
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Yellow Lines
A car thief who had his name and date of birth tattooed on his neck was caught after CCTV images of him were used to track him down. The... continue
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Enforcement News
A woman has been ordered to pay £800 for using a dead relative’s disabled blue badge to get free parking in Manchester city centre. Anna... continue
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Enforcement News
A teacher who knocked out a Westminster civil enforcement officer (CEO) has been jailed for four months after he admitted causing actual bodily harm.... continue
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Crime
A motorist has been fined £650 for an assault on a civil enforcement officer (CEO) after he was issued with a penalty charge notice (PCN) at a... continue
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Enforcement News
A vehicle clamper has been found guilty of illegally immobilising vehicles without a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence. Manchester City... continue
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Enforcement News
Deniz Huseyin
There is a clear link between the level of abuse suffered by civil enforcement officers (CEOs) and adverse press coverage of parking enforcement,... continue
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