Khan-do attitude

As Sadiq Khan approaches the halfway point in his first term, Demetrios Matheou snatched a few minutes in the whirlwind schedule of the London Mayor

The timeline of a crime

You call 999, you’re put through to someone, the police arrive… But of course, it’s never as simple as that

Police cuts and crime in your area

Since the Conservatives came to power, both in coalition and after, the police service has been devastated by cuts

police community support officer speaking into a radio

‘Community policing is worth protecting and worth voting for’

UNISON releases latest survey showing effect of policing cuts on community support officers and neighbourhood policing in England and Wales

No let up in serious crime rise, says UNISON

Responding to official figures released today (Thursday) that show serious crime is still rising, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “The reduction in resources for police forces was bound to have consequences for crime, as these new figures show. “Government cuts to budgets have meant almost a third fewer police community support officers and a […]

The future of our police

Andy Stenning worked as a police officer for 28 years: He’s worried about its future

Serious crime rises as police numbers fall, warns UNISON

Serious crime is on the rise again after years of steady falls in offending, and UNISON believes government cutbacks in policing are to blame. Keen to encourage people to vote in the police and crime commissioner elections on 5 May, UNISON is launching a campaign to provide the public with the facts about police cuts. […]

We’ll support the police staff who keep our homes safe

Experience after experience has shown that privatisation is a false economy

UNISON condemns plan to slash Essex police service

Essex police force unveils plan to axe PCSOs and close stations in the county