crime


Van related crime continues to rise – Mul-T-Lock UK urges awareness from owners

Mul-T-Lock UK is urging van owners to update their vehicle security in light of the latest crime statistics. Read More

Retail theft: The growing frontline threat in a cost-of-living squeeze?

Examining the rising threat of retail crime in a cost-of-living crisis, and exploring the methods available to security staff to strike back. Read More

Forensic marking supports Homebase to achieve 20% reduction in stock loss

UK retailer Homebase has implemented a SmartWater forensic marking strategy to protect its valuable stock items and reduce theft in store. Read More

Zero tolerance: The impact of Covid on fire safety risk management

Hunter Seymour assesses the impact of Covid on fire risk management procedures, and considers best practice pathways for the years ahead. Read More

The next stage of the COVID-19 crisis – “Increased security risks should be a concern for many”

Insight into the increased security risks that may follow as vaccine rollouts move the COVID-19 pandemic into its next stage. Read More

COVID pushes criminals away from cash and into digital banking

Dr Nicola Harding explores how the pandemic has changed criminal behaviour and its implications for the banking and finance industries. Read More

Reports suggest surge in break-ins at commercial sites during coronavirus lockdown

According to a report from VPS UK, police forces across the UK are having to carry out extra night patrols in empty city and town centres, as burglars target shops, pubs and other commercial premises during the coronavirus lockdown. Read More

Policing Minister launches £25m fund to tackle “crime hotspots”

A new £25 million scheme to tackle burglary and theft in crime hotspots was launched by the Policing Minister in January 2020, specifically designed for areas that have a high rate of theft, robbery and burglary, also known as acquisitive crimes. Read More

New bollard launch aims to decrease criminal ram-raids

Marshalls Landscape Protection, part of Marshalls Group, a hard-landscaping manufacturer, has launched a new range of crash-tested bollards to protect buildings and spaces from criminal ram raids and accidental vehicle collisions. Read More

New animation campaign to tackle cash-in-transit robbery during festive season

A short animation, created by The Security Industry (BSIA) and the North West Reginal Organised Crime Unit (ROCU), has been launched to inform the public on how to keep their communities protected from cash-in-transit robberies, especially during this Black Friday week and festive season. Read More

UK Police to Capture Crime-Scene Interrogations With Body-Worn Cameras for “Cheaper Justice”

The police forces in Britain may soon begin questioning suspects at crime scene using body cameras as it receives pending approvals. Read More



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