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New powers given to police to protect victims of stalking

19 Jan 2020

New stalking protection orders come into force tomorrow (January 20) that will enable police to better protect victims of stalking and stop perpetrators from approaching their victims.

Significant progress on county lines – police working to improve further

10 Jan 2020

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has published a report after an inspection of how county lines drug trafficking is dealt with at local, regional and national levels.

NPCC Chair: Policing must be a critical part of Royal Commission

07 Jan 2020

The National Police Chiefs’ Council Chair Martin Hewitt said the planned commission on the effectiveness of the criminal justice system is an opportunity to review the policing model in England and Wales so it better meets 21st century threats.

Queen’s New Year’s Honours List recognises police officers, staff and volunteers

27 Dec 2019

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

NPCC respond to annual police use of force statistics

19 Dec 2019

Police use of force statistics have been released today, offering unprecedented transparency to the public

Right wing-related Prevent referrals increase to record levels

19 Dec 2019

The proportion of right wing-related referrals into Prevent has reached its highest ever level, according to new Home Office statistics. 

Make the right choice this Christmas. Don’t drink or drug drive.

17 Dec 2019

Chiefs warn that anyone getting behind the wheel after a festive drink or two faces the prospect of ending up behind bars this Christmas.

Police response to HMCPSI rape inspection

17 Dec 2019

Responding to HM Crown Prosecution Inspectorate's rape inspection, the National Police Chiefs’ Council Lead for Adult Sexual Offences and Rape, Deputy Chief Constable Sarah Crew, said:        

General Election: Police forces have had direct contact with 70 per cent of election candidates about their security.

11 Dec 2019

NPCC Chair encourages candidates to continue to engage with police about any concerns and report crimes.

Child-centred policing sees arrests fall by 70 per cent

09 Dec 2019

Arrests of children in England and Wales have fallen by more than 70 per cent in the past eight years, according to figures gathered by the Howard League for Penal Reform.

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