Posts Tagged ‘crime’

Only 1% of stolen tools are ever recovered

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£17.5 million of tools were stolen in London alone in 2020 with £57,000 of tools stolen every day in 2020 Metropolitan Police data has revealed that only 1% of stolen powered hand tools are ever recovered, costing tradesmen in London more than £38 million in the last two years, and £17.5 million in 2020 alone.…

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Cycle Crime Conference 2021: let’s get back on the road!

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The sixth annual Cycle Crime Conference, hosted by BikeRegister, the national cycle database, in association with British Transport Police (BTP), has taken place. The conference which is usually held at Tally Ho, the West Midlands Police training and conference centre in Birmingham, was postponed in 2020 (due to Covid restrictions) but went ahead virtually this…

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Thousands of listed buildings damaged by crime: English Heritage

Thousands of listed buildings damaged by crime: English Heritage

Thousands of historic listed buildings in England are being damaged by crime every year, English Heritage fears. Researchers surveyed 609 owners in October and November last year and their findings suggest almost a fifth of all sites – some 70,000 buildings – could have been harmed in 2011.

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Defending against a proliferation of cyber crime

Defending against a ‘proliferation of cyber crime’ Craig Richardson, CEO of Wynyard, spoke to Philip Ingram from SecurityNewsDesk recently after Wynyard exhibited at the first INTERRPOL World conference and expo and at Counter Terror Expo in London. So who are Wynyard? “Wynyard are the market leaders in crime fighting software,” said Richardson. “We were only…

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Facewatch, an Investment opportunity

Facewatch, an Investment opportunity not to miss Facewatch is a secure online crime reporting and networking environment. It enables businesses, public and police to tackle low-level crime by sharing images within groups for the prevention of crime and by submitting digital evidence files to the police to help solve crimes. Facewatch is now live and fundraising…

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