Knife attack in Nice: Woman decapitated as three die in ‘suspected terror attack’

A woman has been decapitated in a suspected terror attack in Nice, French police say. Three people have died and several others are injured after a knife attack reportedly took place near the Notre Dame church. Nice’s mayor Christian Estrosi Read More …

Australia: NSW Police readies for major mainframe digital transformation

Come December, NSW Police will formally kick off the modernisation project of its mainframe, after operating with the same core system for the last 24 years. The project will see NSW Police, together with Unisys and Mark43, replace the force’s Read More …

UK: Uzi and AK-47 machine guns seized after police crack Encrochat phone network

Four machine guns were seized in London, Warrington and Manchester after an encrypted global phone network was cracked. Two AK-47 assault rifles along with an Uzi and a Skorpion submachine gun were recovered after the National Crime Agency (NCA) launched Read More …

DASA UK market exploration: future policing

DASA wants to understand the current market capability and development requirements for future policing initiatives. The Home Office and National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) are undertaking a market assessment of the availability of cutting-edge solutions and innovative concepts in development Read More …

Australia: Police charge man after firearms, explosives seized at Wellington

A man has been charged with multiple firearm-related offences following the execution of a Firearm Prohibition Order in the state’s Orana Region. About 8.50am on Tuesday 29 September 2020, detectives attached to Orana Mid Western Police District attended a home Read More …

UK: Former female PCSO is charged with making explosives and importing weapons

A former female police community support officer (PCSO) has been charged with making explosives and importing weapons after a raid on her house. Zoe Watts, 34, was arrested on Sunday after chemicals of a potentially explosive nature were found at Read More …

German police say suspicious device found on train near Cologne not explosive

Police in Germany said on Saturday a suspicious device found on a regional train overnight near the western city of Cologne was not explosive and did not pose a threat. A statement said bomb specialists investigated the object, which contained Read More …

UK: Eastleigh boy, 14, ‘researched bombs and made jihad video’

A 14-year-old boy researched making shrapnel bombs and filmed a video in which he vowed to carry out “jihad”, a court has heard. The boy, from Eastleigh, Hampshire, developed “extremist and radical” views after experiencing a troubled home life, Leicester Read More …

Northern Ireland: Derry pipe bomb ‘crude device’ and may have partially exploded, police say

Detectives are appealing for information after a pipe bomb “partially exploded” in a residential area of Derry on Monday. The PSNI said that the ‘crude device’ was located in the McGarvey Court area on September 28. A number of residents Read More …