Monthly Archives: November 2014

Shoplifters’ Number Plates Targeted

The Daily Mail reports that prolific shoplifters are being tracked by road cameras to stop them stealing in the build up to Christmas.

Police are using automatic number plate recognition to crack down on thieves at a time of when retailers see an annual boom in shoplifting.

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Men Sold Stolen Army Kit On Ebay

The Northern Echo reports that two military men who sold stolen army equipment on ebay have been handed community orders.

Alan Lovett admitted handling stolen goods in respect of a framed Scots Guards sergeant’s tunic, three utility kits, a ration pack, helmet and gas mask.

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Teacher Banned For Embellished CV

A report by Academies Week give details of a teacher being banned from the classroom after he lied about his GCSE grades and past experience when he applied for an internal promotion.

Matthew Brown, the former head of ICT at the independent girls’ Notre Dame School in Cobham, Surrey, was found to have lied on his CV when he applied to become head of year at the school.

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Criminals Try To Work In Schools

According to Wales Online, more than 400 people with criminal convictions have tried to get work in Welsh schools, discovered after nearly 21,000 pre-employment checks were carried out.

They include a paedophile who applied to work in a Swansea school, despite being convicted of making child abuse images.

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