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I'm off up the road in about an hour to give a talk to the good people of the Ickenham Neighbourhood Watch Group (Borough of Hillingdon in West London). I'm really looking forward to it. This time I'll be talking about the history of crime prevention in the police, my Home Security Survey (and…

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A couple of days ago I mentioned that something was going down in South London, because the Home Security Survey application on this website was being used so much that I was having to set up extra fans to blow hard over the server to keep it from melting. Well, the mystery seems to have been…

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I have no idea what's going on down in South London, but as I write more than 65 surveys have been completed by residents in that part of the capital. It all kicked off at 10:03 this morning and they're still being completed as I write at 17:12. Me and Ben can only imagine that someone is holding…

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Back on February 14th this year I told you about the trial I was running on my new smart doorbell by RING™ atwww.ring.com Please read the news item at this link I eventually installed the device two weeks into January and I am pleased to report that the doorbell is working absolutely fine and…

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A police unit to help tackle online hate crime and provide better support for victims in London has been launched by London's Mayor, Sadiq Khan. It's only a small team of five, but they will be investigating any online hate crimes reported to the police by the public in London. This will include…

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National Stalking Awareness week (This week) is supported by the publication of the above important report by Dr Jane Monckton Smith, Karolina Szymanska and Sue Haile of the Homicide Research Group at the University of Gloucestershire. The results of this six-month study by the Homicide Research…

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