Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 14:12

The £60m chunk of Police Transformation Fund 2017/18 dished out by Policing Minister Nick Hurd offers several pointers on Home Office thinking.  Here’s a few:

  • Gathering low hanging fruit is very much in evidence -    The headline £11m video enabled justice pilot,...
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 12:27

The likelihood of more police carrying guns should strike a note of caution when choices about next generation technology are made.

Distractions are not welcome when guns are around.    At least one official with experience of weapons has already pointed this out with...

Posted on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 15:51

Have the hardware for nothing and pay later for support could well be the next pitch from vendors seeking a slice of the justice market.

The ball’s been set rolling by Axon, formerly known as Taser, who are offering no cost body cams to US police who sign up for a year...

Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017 - 12:43

Half the police forces in England, Wales and Scotland now offer online crime reporting but forty don’t yet have an easily found push button to request a call back.

Details are revealed in “Police Online”, a study carried out by the specialist newsletter Police Market...

Posted on Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 11:59


ESN handsets will cost an average of £907 for each police officer according to the first estimates issued by UK forces.

Figures examined by Police Market Report indicate a predicted spend ranging from around £650 to...


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