Alabama hunt for missing prison inmate and guard

Image source, Lauderdale County Sheriff’s OfficeImage caption, Inmate Casey White (L) and corrections officer Vicki White – the pair are not relatedUS police are searching for an escaped inmate who is facing murder charges, and a guard who may have helped him. Inmate Casey White and corrections officer Vicki White were last seen on Friday…

Police anti-terror IT system was ‘not fit for purpose’

By Richard WatsonBBC NewsnightImage caption, Former counter-terrorism officer Tony Thorne says he warned his bosses about faults in the intelligence software in 2014A key intelligence database used by police to investigate extremists was “not fit for purpose” when introduced in 2014, a former counter-terrorism officer has told the BBC. The officer, who retired in 2018,…