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No lecture - just sound advice for students

16 Sep 2019

These three words could save your life: Run, Hide, Tell

All police forces to join week long intensification against knife crime

16 Sep 2019

All police forces will be intensifying their work against knife crime this week as a national operation gets underway which will see forces use a range of tactics like intelligence led stop and search and weapons sweeps.

National rape lead responds to CPS report on violence against women and girls

12 Sep 2019

The CPS have released their annual VAWG report, which has shown a decrease in the number of case referrals to the CPS, and a parallel drop in charges and convictions. 

ACSO Neil Basu - The Independent Review of Prevent must "ignore the malign detractors"

09 Sep 2019

Head of CT Policing urges Independent Reviewer of Prevent to find the common ground.

Launch of recruitment campaign for 20,000 officers is generational opportunity for policing

05 Sep 2019

Today the Government has launched the ‘Be a force for all’ national recruitment campaign to deliver on the Prime Minister’s pledge to recruit 20,000 police officers over three years.

NPCC Chair responds to Spending Round

04 Sep 2019

The Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered his Spending Round to Parliament earlier today, and laid out his plans for policing.

Police Chiefs commission urgent review on officer safety

02 Sep 2019

The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) has commissioned an urgent review of officer safety on behalf of all chief constables. The review was agreed as UK police chiefs came together today to discuss officer safety after recent serious attacks on police officers and a recorded national increase in officer assaults.   

Chiefs respond to 2017/18 rape case outcome data by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary

29 Aug 2019

HMICFRS and the multi-agency Rape Monitoring Group (RMG) have published data showing how cases of rape were dealt with at all stages of the criminal justice system in 2017/18. The data covers every police force in England and Wales.

The data shows reporting of rape to police increasing, whilst charge rates have fallen in the same period.

Chiefs to meet in September to discuss officer safety

24 Aug 2019

Chair of the National Police Chiefs' Council Martin Hewitt talks about the work that chief constables do to protect their officers and has called a meeting in September to discuss if anything more can be done to keep them safe.

Statement on death of PC Andrew Harper

16 Aug 2019

Last night (15 August) Thames Valley Police officer PC Andrew Harper was tragically killed in the line of duty after attending a reported burglary.

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