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Response Policing ‘Week of Action’ will highlight the work of Response Officers

13 Jun 2022

Police forces across the country will be highlighting and celebrating the successes of their Response Police Officers this coming week (Monday 13 June).

Queen’s Birthday Honours List recognises police officers, staff and volunteers - UPDATED

01 Jun 2022

Police officers, staff and volunteers from forces across the country have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

An open letter from Programme Director for the Police Race Action Plan – DCC Tyron Joyce

31 May 2022

Deputy Chief Constable Tyron Joyce has written an open letter to all police chiefs on the importance of the Police Race Action Plan, why it must succeed, and why he applied for the role of Programme Director.

NPCC response to Information Commissioner's Office report

31 May 2022

Assistant Chief Constable Timothy De Meyer, National Police Chiefs' Council Lead for Disclosure, responds to the Information Commissioner's Office opinion report 

NPCC response to National child safeguarding practice review into murders of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and Star Hobson.

26 May 2022

NPCC lead for Child Protection, Deputy Chief Constable Ian Critchley responds to the national review. 

Police week of action sees increase in knives removed from the streets

26 May 2022

Operation Sceptre, the national police campaign to tackle knife crime, took place from Monday 16 May to Sunday 22 May 2022, has seen an increase in the amount of knives removed from our streets.

Police action plan released to address race disparities affecting Black people, changing a legacy of distrust

24 May 2022

The Police Race Action Plan released by National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) and the College of Policing sets out the commitment of Chief Constables in England and Wales to become an anti-racist police service and to explain or reform race disparities.

The plan will now be subject to further independent scrutiny with the public, police officers and staff and experts invited to share their views before it is finalised in December 2022.

Police issue warning to online sex offenders after work by covert officers leads to more than 1,300 arrests

20 May 2022

People using the internet to abuse children have been warned that they will be caught, with police revealing that the work of covert online officers has led to more than 1,300 arrests in England and Wales over the past year.

National Week of Action to Tackle Knife Crime launched

16 May 2022

Operation Sceptre, an initiative to tackle knife crime, starts today, Monday 16th May. All 43 forces and the British Transport Police will take part in intensified efforts to crack down on knife-enabled crime and violence.

Retired Chief Constable Simon Cole made a tremendous contribution to national policing before his sad death

12 Apr 2022

As condolences and reflections of Simon are shared, we wanted to reflect on his contribution to policing nationally. 

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