Crime is falling in Britain, but with police numbers under threat as budgets are squeezed, how will that affect the rate?

And while crime is falling, hate crimes have risen, especially since the EU Referendum. This section will cover the main crime and policing stories across the UK.

Crime & Police

Police officers' body cams captured the dramatic night unfold

Police Officer Comes Face To Face With Gunman During Burglary Call

Pensioner conned out of £24k

CCTV Released After Elderly Woman Is Conned Out Of £24k

PC Emma Agyei had a large chunk of hair ripped out in the attack

Female Police Officer Has Chunk Of Hair Ripped Out In Vicious Attack

Facebook's news feed to prioritise 'meaningful interactions' over branded content

Darren Adam

"Middle Class People Given More Lenient Sentences Than Working Class": Darren Adam

Welsh government launches consultation on plans to ban smacking

James O'Brien was left frustrated by Brian's simplistic answers

The Call On Police Cuts That Left James O'Brien With His Head In His Hands