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Portsmouth unit trials volunteer cyber crimefighters

A six-month pilot is being launched to use civilian IT experts to help police solve complex cyber crime cases.

Hampshire Constabulary and Gloucestershire Constabulary are taking part in the trial, which is going ahead in Portsmouth.

Digital experts, such as Steve Morton and Stuart Moulton, who work in the private sector, will work in their own time for nothing.

Peter Henley spoke to Home Secretary Theresa May about the plans.

  • 20 Jan 2016
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