MAST’s security report issue 380 is available to read now.
In the UK, police forces around the country have stepped up patrols in the wake of the Hamas attack on Israel. Home Secretary Suella Braverman said she expects officers to “use the full force of the law” against displays of support for the militant group. There have been several terrorism-related court appearances in the past 10 days.
Newspapers report that shoplifting is to be given greater priority as a crime. Concerns have been raised over low training standards for some security staff following a BBC investigation.
In London, the investigation into the plot to kidnap and murder TV presenter, Holly Willoughby, has seen a man appear in court. A police investigation into a fatal shooting in Battersea is underway. Five Just Stop Oil protesters have been charged in connection with an incident during a performance of Les Miserables in London’s West End.
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