Police 'not a civil debt recovery agency'

The Chief Constable of Surrey Police, Lynne Owens, yesterday told the House of Commons Home Affairs Commitee that the police were 'not a civil debt recovery agency'.

She made the remarks in exchanges over whether the police should routinely pursue motorists who drive off without paying...

4 November 2015

'Almost certain' police fiddle crime statistics, MPs told

It is 'almost certain' that the police fiddle crime figures, the Chief Inspector of Constabulary, Tom Winsor, told the House of Commons Home Affairs yesterday.

Mr Winsor is the latest figure to question the accuracy of police crime data....