This is Bessie. She was shot by armed police in Newcastle recently, and will be remembered this Friday with a memorial vigil planned to let locals express the sadness at her sad, tarmac-based passing. Read more >>
The Home Office is funding a £250k police drone trial that will see the flying bots respond to accidents and spy on protesting students. Plus: someone at Surrey and Sussex constabulary's job satisfaction rating just went through the roof.
Police radios will be moving to a new 4G system next year. What's likely to happen when the current system is binned? Read The Register's (here) excellent guide to the messy state of near-future emergency communications.