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

Team GB sprinter calls for police commissioner to step down after stop and search

Cocaine, £13m in cash and jewellery found after police discover secret hideaways

Washington Redskins launch 'thorough review' of team name

Carbon monoxide 'likely' to have affected New Year's Eve crash pilot

Police infiltrate encrypted system, arrest hundreds 'leading secret criminal lives', and seize £54m

Video game loot boxes 'are gambling and should be regulated', says House of Lords