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Netflix’s Lost Girls is another tale of police negligence

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Exclusive: Sarah Greene talks Normal People and Dublin Murders season 2

Warning: this article contains spoilers.

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Line of Duty: How will this “outrageous” critique affect the writing of series 6?

This is why the show got things so wrong, apparently.

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What it’s really like to be a private investigator

Michelle Roycroft specialises in stalking and harassment

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This is what 100 years of women in the police looks like

From handbag-sized truncheons to the first female commissioner

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Line of Duty series 5: The questions, and a few theories we had while watching episode 3

In short, what the hell is going on?

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Line of Duty: Your complete guide to the police acronyms used in the BBC drama

Know your OCG from an AFO

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Silent Solution: How to contact police without speaking out loud
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How to contact the police if you’re too scared to speak out loud

Domestic violence charities are backing a campaign to raise awareness of the Silent Solution system.

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Why the new season of Line of Duty is going to be its best yet

As the police procedural returns for a fifth series, here are five reasons you'll be addicted.

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Cressida Dick pays tribute to 100 years of women in the Met police

Collecting her Glass Ceiling award, the highest-ranking police officer in the UK paid tribute to the "brave women" who came before her

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Life

What it’s like being a policewoman now vs 40 years ago

How life has changed for women in the police

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Life

This teen escaped her kidnapper – so shouldn’t she get the reward money?

Jayme Closs, 13, endured almost three months of captivity before she escaped

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UK police tweeted their sexual assault “advice” – and Twitter responded accordingly

Liverpool council and the police have now issued an apology.

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Rape survivors slam Met Police's new policy on believing victims

“Our job is not all about victims,” said Cressida Dick, the Met Police commissioner

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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The important reason why mental health days are being introduced in the police

“[We’re] encouraging our staff to take time to look after themselves.”

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Susan Devaney
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Cressida Dick pledges commitment to tackling violence against women and girls

The Met’s first woman commissioner is calling on Londoners to “press for progress on the crimes that affect women and girls the most”

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Moya Crockett
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“The John Worboys ruling will force police to take rape survivors seriously”

The Met failed victims of the ‘black cab rapist’. The Supreme Court's ruling is vitally important in ensuring that never happens again.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

The inhumane way UK police are letting down female prisoners

Campaigners are calling on the introduction of new guidelines

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Susan Devaney
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Met Police respond to incident in Oxford Circus

They have "not located any trace of suspects, evidence of shots fired or casualties"

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Police open letter on domestic abuse goes viral

“We know you follow this account and want you to see this”

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UK Police release distressing new video in bid to help sexual assault victims

It’s part of their All Is Not Lost campaign

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