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Special constables could be issued with police Tasers

Students on the BA (Hons) Professional Policing programme at Newman University will at some stage, be involved in a debate around whether all officers should be issued with a Taser and/or firearms. If students become a Special Constable whilst studying, they may be part of a cohort of officers that

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Policing

The Policing, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill 2021

Over the past decade, protests have become more commonplace across the world and in the UK. The public have become less tolerant over issues involving those such as animal rights, police violence against black people, and violence against women, such as the recent murder of Sarah Everard in South London.

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Policing

Bringing Professional Policing to Newman University

In 2016, the College of Policing, the regulatory body responsible for standards and education in policing, introduced the Police Education Qualifications framework (PEQF) to develop academic programmes for the 43 police services in England and Wales. This incorporated the requirement to obtain an undergraduate Degree in Professional Policing in order

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