The October 2014 edition of the College of Policing Digest is available at www.college.police.uk/digest
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This month’s edition of the Digest contains a summary of issues relating to police law, operational policing practice and criminal justice.
There are reports of cases dealing with:
The jurisdiction of the Crown Court to deal with an amended count charged as money laundering contrary to section 327(1) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 where all the activities alleged to have taken place within the account concerned were undertaken in Spain by a non-resident of the UK in relation to a Spanish bank account
There are articles on:
The consideration of HMIC’s report ‘Core Business: An Inspection into Crime Prevention, Police Attendance and the Use of Police Time’
The Office for National Statistics’ statistical bulletin on deaths related to drug poisoning in England and Wales 2013
There are also articles on:
Home Office Circular 014/2014: lawful supply of foil
The launch of an open consultation on revised PACE code of practice A – stop and search
The independent inquiry into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.
The progress of proposed new legislation through Parliament is examined and Statutory Instruments and Circulars summarised.