The policing minister Chris Philp has indicated that armed officers should be paid more for carrying a gun while on duty.
Yahoo News UK looks at the timeline of events since Jill Dando was killed outside her London home in April 1999.
Martin Goodall, 51, from Poole, Dorset, has pleaded not guilty to nine counts of impersonating a police officer.
Ten of the UK's biggest retailers have pledged £600,000 to help police forces clamp down on shoplifting in their stores.
Locals in the villages around the New Forest National Park have set up groups to tackle crime following what they claim is chronic underpolicing.
A pedestrian was killed after they were hit by a car in Gosford Street on Sunday morning, while a cyclist died after being hit by the same car on Woodway Lane.
Donna Jones, chairwoman of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC), said parents could be forced to pay the fines for the criminal behaviour carried out by their children.
Shaun Jackson, 31, died after being hit by an ambulance responding to an emergency call while he was riding a scooter in Barnsley.
Matthew White, who died in 2021, aged 50, has been publicly named as a suspect in the racist murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence 30 years ago.
The Hounslow family were identified by police as Michal Wlodarczyk, 39, and Monika Wlodarczyk, 35, who are believed to be the parents of Maja Wlodarczyk, 11, and three-year-old Dawid Wlodarczyk.
The home secretary made the comments in a letter sent to the police chiefs of all 43 forces in the country, giving her full support to police ramping up their use of the controversial powers.
A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after three people were found dead in Nottingham on Tuesday morning.
West Midlands Police said the driver of the car stopped at the scene in Erdington, Birmingham and is helping the force with its investigation.
Violence broke out in the Ely area of Cardiff on Monday evening after two teenage boys were killed in a crash.
Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann 16 years ago have begun a search of a reservoir in Portugal.