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The Investigator’s latest issue main features

Counterfeit Criminals: an innovative taskforce has been formed in Scotland to tackle the growing scourge of Intellectual Property (IP) Crime. Carol Jenkins reports.

Durham Difference:
how did an unsuspecting force of 1,150 staff tucked away in the North East of England come to be deemed as the most efficient in England and Wales? Carol Jenkins talks to Chief Constable Mike Barton about the ‘Durham Difference.’

Cyber Burglars:
a new breed of online burglar is exploiting vulnerabilities in networks and holding unsuspecting businesses to ransom says cyber expert Matt Horan.

Vulnerable Victims:
a new definition of ‘vulnerability’ has been devised by the College of Policing in the UK. Carol Jenkins reports.

Public Protection:
an 80 per cent increase in child sexual abuse has brought about a culture change in the way investigators do business says Chief Constable Simon Bailey. Carol Jenkins reports.

Homicide Heroes:
Senior Investigating Officers (SIOs) work on some of the most challenging crimes but their efforts often go unnoticed says Gareth Wilson, Chairman of the National Homicide Working Group. Carol Jenkins reports.

Child Care:
a revised protocol to support the investigation into child deaths has been produced and is now available to all investigators. Carol Jenkins reports.

Forensic Foresight:
The Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) is at the forefront of international science and technology innovation says its CEO Reinout Woittiez.

Data Detective:
the rise in payment card use and the growth in the ‘cashless society’ can provide investigators with untapped opportunities to glean valuable intelligence. Financial investigation expert Albert James Galloni reports.

Weaponised Webcams:
Bryan Lillie explores the current threat of Internet of Things-based cyber-attacks.

Leadership Lessons:
business coach Lynn Scott give advice to SIOs on how to be a more effective leader in 2017.

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