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Domestic Abuse victims urged to keep seeking help during Coronavirus outbreak

04 Apr 2020

The country’s leading domestic abuse police officer has today reaffirmed that the issue remains a police priority despite the Coronavirus outbreak.

Police and NCA in coronavirus online safety push

03 Apr 2020

Two of Britain’s top officers are urging children, parents and carers to ensure they know how to stay safe online – with the National Crime Agency’s latest assessment showing there are at least 300,000 people in the UK posing a sexual threat to children.

Additional measures will help police support COVID-19 effort

26 Mar 2020

The Government has today announced new public health regulations that will support officers in enforcing measures to reduce the spread of coronavirus. These powers will only be used by officers if an individual fails to comply after the officer has engaged with them, explained the risks to public health and encouraged voluntary compliance.

Police continue to support public health response to Coronavirus

23 Mar 2020

The Prime Minister has announced a series of new measures as part of the government’s response to the Coronavirus.

Forces ask for the help of police volunteers to bolster officer numbers

20 Mar 2020

The National Police Chiefs’ Council are asking employers to consider providing paid leave to Special Constables so they can support the police service in managing the impact of the Coronavirus.

COVID-19 and recruitment assessment centres update

19 Mar 2020

​Recruiting new officers remains a priority for policing, and it has been agreed nationally that the continuation of assessment centres is essential activity.

Child Sexual Abuse inquiry highlights policing response

12 Mar 2020

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has published its report on the Internet and Child Sexual Abuse. It found a large increase in the scale of child sexual abuse facilitated by the internet.

HMICFRS report highlights ‘positive aspects' to Prevent

09 Mar 2020

A new report from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has praised the work of police in protecting vulnerable people against radicalisation.

Public warned to remain vigilant after CT arrests hit two-year high in final quarter of 2019

05 Mar 2020

Counter Terrorism Policing has warned the public against complacency after the number of people arrested for terrorism offences in the last quarter of 2019 hit a two-year high.

Police in strong position to support UK’s response to Coronavirus

03 Mar 2020

Police have tried and tested plans to support the UK’s response to the Coronavirus. 

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