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Death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

09 Apr 2021

His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.

New Victims' Code will help ensure consistent good quality service to victims

01 Apr 2021

The Ministry of Justice has launched the new Victims’ Code today, Thursday 1 April 2021, which sets out 12 overarching rights, ensuring that victims are able to make informed choices and are treated with respect, dignity, sensitivity, compassion and courtesy.

CC Gavin Stephens Blog: Fewer police accounts – why, what’s lost and what’s gained?

01 Apr 2021

North Yorkshire Police announced earlier this week it was making changes to their social media, including reducing the number of official force social media accounts to make it easier for our communities to find the latest updates from the force and what is happening in their area. 

Update on crime trends - February 2021

29 Mar 2021

Crime figures provided to the National Police Chiefs’ Council from forces in England and Wales show an overall fall of 22 per cent in the four weeks to 14 February 2021, compared to the same period in 2020.

Policing seeks check and challenge for new action on inclusion and race

29 Mar 2021

Independent experts with a track record in championing inclusion and race equality have been invited by police leaders to consider applying their skills and experience to address long-standing challenges in the relationship between Black people and the police.  

Update on Coronavirus FPNs issued by police – March 2021

26 Mar 2021

Police in England and Wales have processed a total of 94,368 fixed penalty notices for breaches of Coronavirus restrictions up to 14 March 2021. 

Violence will not be tolerated as police chiefs prepare for any further protests

24 Mar 2021

All forces are reviewing their preparedness for protests and their readiness to provide mutual aid where required.

Chief Constables discuss male violence against women

15 Mar 2021

Police chiefs from across the country met earlier to discuss male violence against women.

NPCC announces inaugural Response Policing Wellbeing & Recognition ‘Week of Action’

15 Mar 2021

An initiative by the National Police Chiefs’ Council Response Policing portfolio to recognise and celebrate the work of response police officers launches today, Monday 15 March.

NPCC Chair calls emergency meeting of chief constables to address violence against women

14 Mar 2021

The Chair of the National Police Chiefs' Council, Martin Hewitt, has called an emergency Chiefs' Council meeting on Monday 15th March to address the issue of male violence against women.

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