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New independent chair appointed to scrutinise a plan of action on race

03 Aug 2021

Barrister Abimbola Johnson will play a crucial role in addressing historic disparities and a confidence gap in the relationships between Black people and the police, by leading independent scrutiny of police action on inclusion and race across England and Wales.

The Macpherson report: 22 years on

30 Jul 2021

Today’s report by the Home Affairs Select Committee examines how police have progressed against recommendations made in the Macpherson Report.  

Demands on 999 hitting New Year's Eve levels every day

24 Jul 2021

The country’s emergency services are urging people to only use the 999 system in a genuine emergency as demand on the number continues to be high. 

Daily contact testing announced for emergency service workers

23 Jul 2021

The Government has announced that further targeted daily contact testing is being rolled out in England to front line emergency service workers, including those in policing.

Pay freeze for officers a hard pill to swallow

22 Jul 2021

The National Police Chiefs' Council has responded to the Government's confirmation of a pay freeze for police officers.  

Keyless car theft warning issued by police

22 Jul 2021

The UK’s top police officer investigating vehicle crime is encouraging drivers to take steps to keep their car safe amid a rise in criminals exploiting keyless technology. 

NPCC response to HMICFRS State of Policing report 2020

21 Jul 2021

The National Police Chiefs' Council has today (Wednesday 21 July 2021) responded to HMICFRS’ Annual Assessment of Policing in England and Wales.

Police in England to have reduced role in enforcement of Covid-19 restrictions as lockdown ends

19 Jul 2021

Police in England will have a much reduced role in the enforcement of Covid-19 restrictions from today (Monday 19 July 2021) as the Government lifts most rules.

Update on crime trends - May 2021

16 Jul 2021

Police recorded crime is three per cent lower than in the same period as 2019, provisional data from forces in England and Wales show.

Closer working commitment by CPS and Police to close gap on rape and sexual offence prosecutions

16 Jul 2021

Prosecutors and police are today reaffirming their commitment to rape victims to work more collaboratively together from the outset of investigations to drive up the number of cases reaching court. 

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