Weapon Related Articles
Our weapon related articles offer information and advice in relation to weapon-related crime – including details of changes in the law, new sentencing guidelines and any weapon amnesties coming up.
The unlawful importation of firearms is a serious offence and sentencing for this offence has recently been reviewed. We look at the outcome.
Southern Water have received a record £90m fine for a series of offences described as “shocking and wholesale disregard” for the environment.
Roadside Checks for motoring offences are to be speed up by police access to a new DVLA technology. We look at the implications.
There are new laws for certain knives, firearms and offensive weapons. We take a look at the changes being introduced.
Daniel Morgan was murdered in 1987 in a pub car park and still no-one has been convicted. We look at a recent review into the police handling of the case.
There is to be a review for offences of importing firearms illegally. Here we look at what are the main considerations.
Complex Case Units are putting together by the CPS to deal with more complex cases. But what are they and when are they used?
The ownership and use of air weapons is limited by the law for the obvious reasons, and the law is under review.
There are 8 new guidelines for firearms offence sentencing coming into force from 1st January 2021. Here they are in more detail.
Consultation takes place to review security and tougher measures over use of firearms and ammunition.
A consultation looking at the use of Firearms and Ammunition has taken place. Tougher measures and tightened security seem to be the result. Read More…