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2013-12-05 23:03:30

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: UK Policing ICT Markets 2012-2017: Policing in the Age of Austerity. London (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Product Synopsis Kable's forecast takes into account the renegotiation of existing contracts on more onerous terms and over longer periods, extensions to refresh cycles and delays or cancellations to investments, all factors which will have a negative overall impact on demand for ICT equipment. Introduction and Landscape Our...

London Police Get Mobile Fingerprint Scanners
2012-05-24 13:10:35

London´s Metropolitan Police Service (MET) will be equipping their officers with mobile fingerprint scanners to use on those suspected of criminal charges. Scotland Yard has already distributed 350 of these mobile scanners, which are about the size of a cell phone, to officers all over London. With this technology, officers can also check the identity of unconscious or fatal victims at accidents. The MET is the 25th police force in the UK to implement these mobile identification...

2011-09-08 20:35:58

With the police service undergoing budget reductions, and calls for more officers on the streets, a new study offers some reassuring conclusions. Researchers at UCL's Department of Security and Crime Science found no evidence that successful police crime prevention activity, such as problem-oriented policing, results in problems being moved elsewhere (as sceptics argue). In fact, the study identified knock-on crime reduction benefits for nearby areas in some cases. The new research, a...


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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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