UK police

Police officers stand guard at the scene of a shooting at Claremont Road in the Moss Side neighbourhood of Manchester, on August 12, 2018. - Ten people were taken to hospital on August 12, 2018 after shots were fired in Manchester in northern England, police said. (Photo by Oli SCARFF …

Police ‘Too Busy With Online Spats for Serious Crime’

UK Police are too busy responding to trivial social media spats to tackle serious crime, the new head of the Police Federation has said, after years of forces encouraging “hate crime” reports for offensive comments.