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Counter Terrorism Policing call for increased public vigilance despite decrease in arrests

05 Dec 2019

Counter Terrorism Policing’s Senior National Coordinator has again called upon the public to play their part in the fight against terrorism, as the Home Office released their quarterly arrest statistics.

Security guidance issued to help candidates stay safe on the campaign trail

15 Nov 2019

All election candidates are today being issued with guidance to help them respond if they experience intimidatory behaviour or abuse during the election campaign.

Counter Terrorism Police team up with Hollyoaks to warn about dangers of radicalisation

13 Nov 2019

Counter Terrorism Policing have teamed up with popular soap opera Hollyoaks to warn young people about the dangers of radicalisation.

Head of Counter Terrorism Policing encourages Editors to build partnership

12 Nov 2019

The Head of Counter Terrorism Policing has encouraged Editors of the UK’s media to help him build a partnership which could reduce the threat of terrorism to the UK.

Terrorism threat level lowered to Substantial

04 Nov 2019

The UK threat level from terrorism has today, Monday 4 November 2019, been reduced to Substantial - meaning an attack is likely.

More than 1,700 arrested in targeted knife crime action

01 Nov 2019

Police across England and Wales have arrested more than 1,700 people during a week of targeted operations to tackle knife crime.

Good response to tackling cyber-dependent crime across law enforcement

24 Oct 2019

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has found the overall response by law enforcement to cyber dependent crime in England and Wales to be ‘good’, but recognises there is still room for improvement.

Record numbers arrested and hundreds of children protected as County Lines drug networks targeted

18 Oct 2019

County Lines drug networks have been targeted in a week of coordinated law enforcement activity across the UK, leading to record numbers of more than 700 arrests, 681 people safeguarded, and almost half a million pounds worth of drugs seized.

Crime statistics show slowing increase in knife crime

17 Oct 2019

Crime statistics show a 7% increase in knife crime, down from the previous reported increase of 14%. Figures released today also cover crime outcomes to July 2019, which show a concerning continuation of the decrease in crimes resulting in a charge or summons. 

Joint NPCC / APCC response to annual Home Office hate crime figures

15 Oct 2019

Responding to the publication of Hate Crime statistics in England and Wales for 2018/19, the National Police Chiefs' Council and Association for Police and Crime Commissioners leads for Hate Crime have expressed their concern at increases announced today. 

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