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NPCC responds to news that officers will not be prioritised in vaccine rollout

26 Feb 2021

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation has today published its interim advice for phase 2 of the COVID-19 vaccination programme. 

Action to address findings of first employee-led assessment of workplace culture

25 Feb 2021

Analysis of a survey of more than 34,000 police officers and staff found evidence of inclusive teams and endorsement of efforts to tackle bias, as well as a need to address concerns about career progression and derogatory comments.

Update on Coronavirus FPNs issued by police

25 Feb 2021

Police in England and Wales have issued a total of 68,952 fixed penalty notices for breaches of Coronavirus restrictions up to 14 February. 

Milestone as 70 million items of PPE shared from national police hub

15 Feb 2021

The national hub handling the procurement and sharing of PPE items across policing has sent more than seventy million pieces of equipment to forces.

Police encourage dog owners to take extra precautions

10 Feb 2021

Police are urging dog owners to take reasonable security measures to keep their pets safe. 

Crime statistics show a six per cent fall overall

03 Feb 2021

The latest figures from the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) have been released by the Office for National Statistics.

Update on crime trends and penalty notices issued under Covid Regulations

28 Jan 2021

Provisional data from police forces in England and Wales shows police recorded crime is thirteen per cent lower than in the same period as 2019. Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) given to the public for breaches of Coronavirus Regulations rose as national restrictions were implemented in England.

Police and CPS collaboration to drive up performance on rape and serious sexual offences

25 Jan 2021

Efforts to reduce the disparity between the number of rape and serious sexual offence (RASSO) cases being reported and those going to court have taken a step forward, as a blueprint to drive even closer working between police and prosecutors has been published today.  

Police welcome national strategy to protect children from sexual abuse

22 Jan 2021

A strategy has been released by the Home Office which aims to tackle all forms of child sexual abuse. This builds on work already being carried out by police forces across the country.

NPCC Chair Martin Hewitt joins Home Secretary Priti Patel for Downing Street press conference

21 Jan 2021

Police are emphasising that house parties, and other large gatherings, should not be happening, with the news that attendees of such events can now be fined £800.

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