The British prison system is in disarray. The UK now has the highest number of in-mates per capita of any country within Western Europe. There are simply are not enough spaces within the current system to house offenders.
Commander Ali Dizaei was promoted to the rank of commander only six months before he was suspended and charged with corruption. The Commissioner of the
Metropolitan Police Sir Paul Stephenson is using it to argue that the power to promote top officers rather than the political body where this
DNA fingerprinting, identifying an individual by taking a sample of their DNA, is twenty-five years old this week. While many different applications have been found for the technique, by far the most controversial is the construction of the Police DNA database.
The government has announced that it will ban mephedrone after receiving advice from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs and will designate it a class B drug. The drug has been linked with up to 25 deaths but has never been confirmed as the cause. Criminalising will obviously lead to the mar