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“I refuse to give him that power”: Bibaa Henry & Nicole Smallman’s mother responds to murder verdict

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    “My heart was pounding”: women share their experiences of kerb crawling as MPs block ban

  • “What does the Policing Bill really mean for us?”: how the legislation will affect our rights
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    Why we should all be concerned about the controversial new Policing Bill and what it means for us

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    32 brilliant detective dramas to get stuck into

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 23: People march in honor of George Floyd on May 23, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The National Action Network and members of George Floyd's family hosted an inaugural remembrance to honor the life of Floyd, who was killed by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, 2020. Chauvin has since been convicted of multiple murder counts in Floyds death. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
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How we can all be better allies in the fight against racism

White people need to be better allies, that much is clear. So how can they do that?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Three Line of Duty actors as police officers from BBC show Line of Duty stood in front of their office
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This is what to expect from the real life Line Of Duty documentary

It's coming to BBC Two tomorrow.

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Amy Beecham
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Line Of Duty season 6: the cast
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A very handy guide to the police acronyms used in Line Of Duty

Do you know your OCG from a CHIS?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Drugs, guns and espionage: everything you need to know about Undercover season 2

The Netflix crime drama is back and more gripping than ever.

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Moya Crockett
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Why it matters that police can no longer ask rape victims to hand over their phones

The practice is believed to have retraumatised some survivors and discouraged others from reporting their assault at all.

In an aerial view from a drone, a large-scale ground mural depicting Breonna Taylor with the text 'Black Lives Matter' is seen being painted at Chambers Park in Annapolis, Maryland. The mural was organized by Future History Now in partnership with Banneker-Douglass Museum and The Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture.
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The viral chain tweet we need to pay attention to

You will almost definitely have seen this post in your Twitter feed. Please do not ignore it.

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Kayleigh Dray
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AMy Ryan as Mari Gilbert in Netflix true crime film Lost Girls
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Netflix’s Lost Girls is another tale of police negligence

Missing sex workers are low police priority.

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Elena Chabo
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“I was stalked by my ex, but people mistook it for romantic flattery”

Rom-coms tell us that being pursued is the sign of true romantic love. They couldn’t be more wrong.

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Katie Bishop
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Christmas shift workers
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From NHS nurses to police officers: meet the women working Christmas

“I’ll be on the response team, which involves going out to 999 calls,” says PC Sharma. “Most calls we receive are domestic related.”

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Chloe Gray and Meena Alexander
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Life

It’s 2019. So why are UK police still publicly victim-blaming women?

The Facebook post suggested women who walk alone at night are the problem.

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Jessica Rapana
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Line of Duty featuring Vicky McClure
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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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Hollie Richardson
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What it’s really like to be a private investigator

Michelle Roycroft specialises in stalking and harassment

Illustration of women in the Met Police
Life

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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Met Police
Life

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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Gareth Watkins
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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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Moya Crockett
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Life

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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Sarah Biddlecombe
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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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Met Police
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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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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Susan Devaney
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