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Police inundated as public report neighbours for violating lockdown

Senior officers confirm it is not against new public health laws to exercise outside more than once a day

News analysis

Lizzie Dearden Coronavirus threatens police investigations amid strain and sickness

Plans drawn up will see less serious crimes sidelined if large numbers of officers fall ill, Lizzie Dearden writes

MPs launch probe into ability of police to tackle coronavirus pandemic

Police forces have been instructed to draw up local action plans on how to cope with staff shortages

News analysis

Lizzie Dearden Death threats and abuse: the dangers facing MPs

Analysis: Intensified safety operation is welcome, but does not address the causes of rising anger and abuse, Lizzie Dearden writes 

Police officer charged with murdering Aston Villa star named

The identity of PC Benjamin Monk was previously protected by a reporting restriction 

Government ‘must fund Tasers for frontline police officers’

‘It shouldn’t take a tragedy to have this debate,’ chair of Police Federation says

Johnson’s police pledge won’t undo austerity damage, warn top officers

Exclusive: 46,000 officers will have to be hired to fulfil promise in three years, figures suggest – but there would still be fewer than in 2010