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• Hansard

Transcripts are records of court proceedings (including decisions made by judges and arguments from solicitors).

• Published Government Documents

Includes parliamentary reports, hansard, law commission reports, and committee reports.

The non-ministerial body responsible for criminal prosecutions.

Independently assesses the effectiveness and efficiency of police forces and fire and rescue services.

Reports on conditions for and treatment of those in prison, young offender institutions, secure training centres, immigration detention facilities, police and court custody suites, customs custody facilities, and military detention.

Carries out sentences given by the courts, in custody and the community, and rehabilitate people in their care through education and employment.

The ministerial department responsible for immigration, security, and law and order.

A ministerial department responsible for areas of constitutional policy, human rights law, and information rights law.


Addresses the growing interest in counter fraud, and to offer research and knowledge services to publicise and explain the problems of fraud and economic crime.

You can search for briefs, case studies, news, and more. Please note: the College of Policing Digest is no longer available. 

Leads the UK’s fight to cut serious and organised crime, protecting the public by targeting and pursuing those criminals who pose the greatest risk to the UK.

Authors offer their own perspectives on emerging debates, policy, and practice in contemporary policing.

A database providing free access to information on prison systems around the world.


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