Police chief to issue Tasers to all frontline officers

Tasers will be issued to every frontline officer in one UK police force in response to a ‘sickening trend’ of attacks on the emergency services. It comes after three police officers were attacked while working, most recently resulting in the death of PC Andrew Harper, who was killed while responding to a burglary in Berkshire […]

Police chief calls for heroin addicts to be give free drugs

Drug addicts should be offered free heroin, according to a police chief. Jason Harwin, of the National Police Chiefs Council in England, insisted the controversial measures were ‘evidence based’. He said they would have a ‘massive impact’ in stopping drug-fuelled crime and protecting members of the public. The assistant chief constable, who is based at […]

Revealed: The best place to live in England and Wales

Devon has been crowned the best place to live in England and Wales. The county beat off stiff competition from neighbouring Dorset and the city of Bath. Devon, which includes harbour towns such as Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, clinched the top spot after a major study into wellbeing. The county came top of the quality […]