A shortage of armed officers could leave police in isolated areas "unarmed and vulnerable", according to a Police Federation chairman.Read the full story ›
Officers are reportedly unwilling to carry guns because they fear being 'hung out to dry' if they use their weapon.Read the full story ›
A man has been shot dead during a police operation in Kent linked to the earlier murder of a 73-year old.Read the full story ›
Pc Rytis Gilys was found guilty of sexual assault after twice touching a female colleague inappropriately on her leg inside a patrol car.Read the full story ›
A disabled woman found in a "physically run-down and neglected state" is believed to have been kept captive by her own mother for "years".Read the full story ›
A "bullying" police officer who held a knife to an officer's neck and snared a colleague with a dog catching pole has been sacked.Read the full story ›
A man accused of the attempted murder of a female police officer using an axe was remanded in custody on Friday.
The officer suffered multiple serious injuries, while her male colleague was also hurt during the incident in Gleadless, Sheffield, on Wednesday evening.
Lisa Bates and her partner had been responding to a domestic incident at around 7.50pm, where a man was reportedly armed with an axe.
Pc Bates lost a finger during the attack and also suffered a fractured skull and broken leg.
Nathan Sumner, 35, appeared at Sheffield Magistrates' Court on Friday charged with a string of offences, including attempted murder.
He was remanded in custody to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on May 13.
A "disturbing" incident is being investigated where a police officer appears to body slam a 12-year-old pupil, landing face to the ground.Read the full story ›
Number of police officers and staff taking time off for psychological reasons has increased, even as employee numbers fall.Read the full story ›
Residents are urged to look to their consciences and hand in illegal weapons during two-week appeal across the north west of England.Read the full story ›