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Reflections on ‘Look Outs’

22 Oct 2016

A Blog from Deputy Assistant Commissioner Helen Ball as she leaves her post as Senior National Co-ordinator for Counter Terrorism Policing.

Improved police recording procedure highlighted by new crime statistics for England and Wales

20 Oct 2016

Results from the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) released today show that the trend in overall crime has remained stable, while police recording has increased due to better reporting and more victims coming forward.

Strengthening relationships with our partners is the only way we’ll prevent future abuse

18 Oct 2016

Following Ofsted’s Chief Inspector, Sir Michael Wilshaw's open letter to Sir Thomas Winsor, our lead Chief Constable Simon Bailey highlights the importance of working with partners to protect children.

Modern slavery policing gets £8.5m investment to improve intelligence-led national effort

18 Oct 2016

The Home Office have approved a bid to the Police Transformation Fund which allocates a significant investment to improving the operational, intelligence, and analytical capabailities of modern slavery policing across the country.

New Senior National Coordinator for CT Policing announced

18 Oct 2016

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu has been appointed as the new Senior National Coordinator for counter terrorism policing . DAC Basu succeeds Deputy Assistant Commissioner Helen Ball who has performed the role of Senior National Coordinator for counter terrorism policing since August 2013 during a time of unprecedented demand.

Immigration status checks by police are just one of many tools used by police to apprehend foreign national offenders

14 Oct 2016

Report from the Independent Chief Inspector indicates that police do not always refer foreign nationals to the centralised unit for checks on immigration status - this is only part of the broader policing strategy. 

Counter Terrorism Police and NHS initiative reducing risk by improving mental health provision

14 Oct 2016

Ground breaking pilot project helping vulnerable people to access support.

Over 13,500 people seek help from charity on indecent images of children

13 Oct 2016

Police chiefs say with at least 50, 000 people viewing indecent images of children, enforcement alone cannot solve this problem – more needs to be done to prevent abuse in the first place.

Increases in hate crime incidents driven by better reporting

13 Oct 2016

New figures released by the Home Office show that the 19 per cent increase in hate crime this year is driven in part by greater public confidence in how police support victims. 

Modern slavery is a vile and complex crime which the police are determined to help eradicate

12 Oct 2016

The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) has responded to today's annual report 2015/16 from the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner.

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