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Teenagers are to be banned from gangs
New 'gang injunctions' will be introduced to stop teenagers from hanging around known or suspected gang members

Police chiefs – social media threat 'overplayed'
MPs told social networking sites are too useful to switch off during incidents of civil unrest

UK ''is not bound by ECHR's rulings''
British courts are not bound by what the European Court of Human Rights says, the Lord Chief Justice claims

Bristow to lead National Crime Agency
The chief constable of Warwickshire Keith Bristow is to be the head of the NCA when it starts up in 2013

Police ICT 'detrimental' to crime prevention
Police IT 'not fit for purpose', creating problems when it comes to fulfilling their most basic mission, warn MPs


We have to listen to the word on the street
We are living in a society that has become gutless and immoral, led by government that has no vision for young people, says Sheldon Thomas. Politicians have been wasting time – he asks why did it take the looting of shops to open their eyes?

Work with the police, don't undermine them
The coalition should be backing not sacking the police, the shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper told the Labour party conference, adding that Labour is now the law and order party. Here's her speech

Crime will rise says Simon Reed from the Police Federation of England and Wales'Crime will rise due to the scale of police cuts'
Police forces will struggle to cope with 34,000 job cuts, and crime will 'almost inevitably' rise, writes Simon Reed, vice chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales