The BBC have filmed a series over two years with unprecedented access to Greater Manchester Police, offering frontline insight into one police force’s battle against organised crime. The first episode focuses on a spate of kidnappings and torturing of victims … Continue reading BBC The Detectives – Fighting Organised Crime in Manchester
A US police officer who was called out to arrest a family suspected of shoplifting instead bought them some food so they could have a decent Christmas dinner. Officer Matt Lima was called to a food store in Somerset, Massachusetts, … Continue reading Policeman buys family food instead of arresting them for shoplifting
What happens when you mix Law with Social Media? This two part documentary shown in the UK on C4 Real Lives, and on Channel 5 from Hey Buddy Films. Here is a compendium of misjudgement and poorly thought out decisions … Continue reading Don’t Blame Social Media?
Banks have blood on their hands. They’ve been moving dirty money for gangsters, Russian oligarchs, and even funders of terrorism. Thousands of documents leaked from the US Treasury reveal corruption on an industrial scale, involving HSBC, Barclays and many more banks! (See the … Continue reading The Great British Banking Scandal
As a bonus, another programme, BBC Panorama “How Scotland Cut Crime” is included where the Violent Reduction Scheme; featured in the programme, is examined more closely . Continue reading BBC “Crime – Are We Tough Enough”
How a 1970s miscarriage of justice involving three teenage boys would lead to a radical overhaul of police powers and a brand new method of investigation The Murder of Maxwell Confait in 1972 . Maxwell was a male prostitute who … Continue reading Crimes That Changed the Law – the Murder of Maxwell Confait