26 Aug 2016
Since the psychoactive substances act was introduced 3 months ago, forces across the country have been using new powers to significantly reduce the number of retailers and head shops stocking these substances.
24 Aug 2016
Following the release of the Home Office’s latest police procurement data, our finance lead believes that transparent benchmarking of procurement data is an important part of securing value for money for the public.
23 Aug 2016
Police forces will enforce the law involving cannabis use by using a range of options depending on the individual circumstances of the case. As always they will follow a proportionate approach signposting users to education and support services.
23 Aug 2016
Statistics obtained from the National Police Chief's Council under Freedom of Information show that just under half of individuals specifically vulnerable to Daesh-related radicalisation, and offered support from a Channel panel, refused to participate.
21 Aug 2016
Today, NPCC chair Sara Thornton laid a wreath at the unveiling of a unique memorial to commemorate those police and military officers who lost their lives during the Eoka crisus in Cyprus from 1956 to 1960.
16 Aug 2016
Sexting can be seen as harmless or normal activity but there are many risks involved. Once circulated, the sender loses all control of that image and it can cause significant distress when it gets into wider hands. The new NSPCC guidance offers invaluable advice to parents how to speak to young people and intervene early.
12 Aug 2016
Chief officers have responded to a review by Sir Eric Pickles MP on electoral fraud. Assistant Chief Constable Gary Cann supported the review, which was commissioned last year by former Prime Minister David Cameron MP, and gave evidence to the inquiry team.
11 Aug 2016
The latest national figures show that forces across the country followed a targeted approach that saw an increase in alcohol tests showing a positive, failed or refused reading. While the percentage of drivers tested reduced, officers targeted through intelligence drink drive hotspots.
09 Aug 2016
It is in the interests of the taxpaying public and chief officers navigating the system that the rules are clear, consistent and fair with checks and balances by locally accountable Police and Crime Commissioners
05 Aug 2016
Speaking in response to today's Black Lives Matter protests, National Police Chiefs’ Council Lead for Race and Religion, Commander Mak Chishty, said: “Any death following police contact is a tragedy. Police are determined to continue to improve the way that people are cared for in custody. There has been significant work to ensure safer detention of people and have seen the number of deaths in custody more than halve in the last ten years.