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How to tell if your drink has been spiked and what to do if you think it has been

Pharmacists have answered the most frequently asked questioned about spiking After months of restrictions during the pandemic, night clubs reopened their doors in July this year. However, the opening of nightclubs has also coincided with worrying reports of spiking in clubs, with some women reporting they have been ‘spiked with needles’ in Nottingham and Edinburgh.

mylondon.news ,  1d 5
How to tell if your drink has been spiked and what to do if you think it has been

Key signs you've been spiked as drink spiking 'epidemic' hits UK - 'It's terrifying'

SPIKING is a terrifying crime that appears to be on the rise, with one survey revealing more than 2,600 people believe they have been ‘spiked' in the last two months. But what exactly is drink spiking? Social media is full of outrage as women share shocking accounts of having their drinks spiked, or even being injected with substances at nightclubs.

express.co.uk ,  1d 0
Key signs you've been spiked as drink spiking 'epidemic' hits UK - 'It's terrifying'

‘Number’ of forces investigating reports of injection spiking, police chief says

Police in Nottinghamshire, West Yorkshire and Scotland are all looking into reports A “number” of forces across the country are investigating reports of spiking done with injections, a police organisation official has said. Sarah Crew from the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) said on Wednesday she had become aware of allegations of injection spiking that morning.

independent.co.uk ,  2d 1
‘Number’ of forces investigating reports of injection spiking, police chief says

Sir David Amess murder: Priti Patel says security measures to be put in place - but MPs 'cannot be cowed by any individual'

Priti Patel says it is "right and proper" that MPs are accessible to members of the public following Sir David Amess' killing - and stressed that politicians' safety and an open democracy "can absolutely be balanced". The home secretary's comments came as a spokesperson for the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) confirmed every parliamentarian will be contacted about their security arrangements today by a chief constable as part of a review into MPs' safety.

blackcountryradio.co.uk ,  6d 1
Sir David Amess murder: Priti Patel says security measures to be put in place - but MPs 'cannot be cowed by any individual'

Sarah Everard: All police forces to review allegations of violence against serving officers

All police forces in England and Wales will review allegations of violence against women and girls involving serving officers in the wake of Sarah Everard's murder. In a bid to restore public trust after Metropolitan Police officer Wayne Couzens was jailed for the 33-year-old's kidnap, rape and murder, police chiefs have also been tasked with checking incidents of indecent exposure.

lbc.co.uk ,  9d 1
Sarah Everard: All police forces to review allegations of violence against serving officers

Police forces in England and Wales are ordered to review allegations of violence against women involving serving staff in the wake of Sarah Everard's murder

Martin Hewitt, chairman of the National Police Chiefs Council, said police bosses were doing 'everything we can' to investigate violence against women The Met Police announced it was carrying out an urgent examination of all sexual and domestic abuse allegations against officers Home Secretary Priti Patel has launched an inquiry to look into the 'systematic failures' that allowed Wayne Couzens to be employed as a police officer.

dailymail.co.uk ,  9d 4
Police forces in England and Wales are ordered to review allegations of violence against women involving serving staff in the wake of Sarah Everard's murder

UK police chiefs to review all sexual misconduct allegations against officers

Review of indecent exposure and domestic abuse claims over last two years follows murder of Sarah Everard Police chiefs have been told to review all allegations of sexual misconduct, indecent exposure and domestic abuse involving their officers over the last two years. The review comes after a fall in public trust over the kidnap, rape and murder of Sarah Everard by Wayne Couzens while he was a serving Metropolitan police officer, and fears that forces were not doing enough to identify and stop offenders in their ranks.

theguardian.com ,  9d 0
UK police chiefs to review all sexual misconduct allegations against officers

Sarah Everard: Police forces to review allegations of sex offences and domestic abuse involving serving officers

Review by chief constables will include claims of indecent exposure after failure to arrest Wayne Couzens All police forces in England and Wales are to review allegations of indecent exposure, sex offences and violence against women by serving officers. The announcement comes after the rape and murder of Sarah Everard, by Metropolitan Police constable Wayne Couzens, raised questions about the vetting and monitoring of police officers.

independent.co.uk ,  10d 0
Sarah Everard: Police forces to review allegations of sex offences and domestic abuse involving serving officers

Sarah Everard: All police forces in England and Wales to review allegations involving serving officers following marketing executive's murder

Public trust in the police has been damaged after ex-Metropolitan Police officer Wayne Couzens was jailed for using his position to stage a fake arrest of the 33-year-old whom he kidnapped, raped and murdered in March. All police forces in England and Wales will review allegations of violence against women and girls involving serving officers in the wake of Sarah Everard's murder.

news.sky.com ,  10d 3
Sarah Everard: All police forces in England and Wales to review allegations involving serving officers following marketing executive's murder

All police forces to review allegations against serving officers and staff

The decision comes after the murder of Sarah Everard. All police forces in England and Wales will review allegations of violence against women and girls involving serving officers and staff in the wake of Sarah Everard’s murder. Police chiefs have also been tasked with checking incidents of indecent exposure in a bid to restore public trust in the service after Metropolitan Police officer Wayne Couzens was jailed for the 33-year-old marketing executive’s kidnap, rape and murder.

guernseypress.com ,  10d 0
All police forces to review allegations against serving officers and staff

National policing initiative encourages over 150,000 uninsured motorists to get insurance

Driving without insurance can result in a £300 fixed penalty notice, six licence points and the driver’s vehicle can be seized and crushed A national policing initiative which sees police forces issue advisory letters to drivers that appear to have no motor insurance has encouraged over 150,000 motorists to get insured.

rochdaleonline.co.uk ,  16d 0
National policing initiative encourages over 150,000 uninsured motorists to get insurance

‘Critical’ to scrutinise vetting and professional standards – police chief

National Police Chiefs’ Council chairman Martin Hewitt welcomed plans for an inquiry after the murder of Sarah Everard. Vetting and professional standards procedures must be scrutinised to restore public confidence after the murder of Sarah Everard, a police chief has said. Martin Hewitt said it was “critical” to “deal with” these areas as he welcomed plans by the Government to launch an independent inquiry to look at the “systematic failures” that allowed her killer Wayne Couzens to be employed as a police officer.

guernseypress.com ,  16d 0
‘Critical’ to scrutinise vetting and professional standards – police chief

All police subject to vetting renewal, NPCC says after calls for review

All police officers and staff are subject to a renewal of their vetting, the National Police Chiefs' Council has said after an ex-Met chief superintendent raised concerns over procedures. Parm Sandhu said all officers in the UK should be re-vetted following the sentencing of Wayne Couzens for the murder of Sarah Everard.

ipswichstar.co.uk ,  17d 0
All police subject to vetting renewal, NPCC says after calls for review

Police spend £350,000 a year on Instagram account that targets teenagers by asking them: 'Why do the police have rainbow cars?'

The Yourpolice.uk initiative, an Instagram account run by the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC), costs £350,000 a year Instagram posts range from memes on Brits during a heatwave and a list of 'the best cop movies in order' to explainers on child criminal exploitation Social media account has been criticised by police officers as a waste of money

dailymail.co.uk ,  25d 7
Police spend £350,000 a year on Instagram account that targets teenagers by asking them: 'Why do the police have rainbow cars?'

Anger as police chiefs spend £350,000 on Instagram account instead of fighting crime

Rank and file officers furious at vast amounts spent by National Police Chiefs’ Council on social media page for teenagers Police officers have expressed their outrage that £350,000 a year is being spent on an Instagram account for teenagers rather than bobbies on the beat. The YourPolice.uk initiative, a social media channel aimed at increasing engagement with young people, has been labelled an “embarrassment” by serving officers as moderators reply even to abuse often using emojis.

telegraph.co.uk ,  26d 4
Anger as police chiefs spend £350,000 on Instagram account instead of fighting crime

Freshers Week: Organised criminals targeting universities

New students are being targeted by organised crime gangs who want to provide drugs to parties, a senior police officer has said. This week is freshers week at many universities, with thousands of North East students embracing socialising. With Covid hitting last year's events, students face an "increased risk" from taking illegal substances, the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) said.

bbc.com ,  28d 0
Freshers Week: Organised criminals targeting universities