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TyreSafe to support national roads policing tyre safety initiative

17 Nov 2017

TyreSafe, the UK’s tyre safety charity, has announced substantial support for the national roads policing initiative to increase awareness of tyre safety to motorists on Britain’s roads.

NPCC responds to HMICFRS report on domestic abuse

14 Nov 2017

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has today published their report on domestic abuse. 

Counter Terrorism Police take safety advice into UK classrooms for the first time

14 Nov 2017

Police collaborate with education experts to create animated video and lesson plans which will take terrorism safety advice into the classroom for the first time.

Prevent lead welcomes Home Office release of Channel data

09 Nov 2017

NPCC lead for Prevent, Chief Constable Simon Cole, has called upon the public to trust Prevent partners with their referrals following the release of data by the Home Office.

HMICFRS identifies significant stress on police forces

09 Nov 2017

The latest PEEL Efficiency report highlights key challenges to police forces including demand, rising crime and the need for further investment. 

Police dealing with rising number ‘sexting’ cases involving children

06 Nov 2017

Data from police forces shows a surge in children sharing or possessing sexual images of themselves or others - with over 6200 incidents reported this year - an increase of 131 per cent from 2014/2015.

NPCC Chair Sara Thornton speech to APCC & NPCC Joint Summit 2017 in full

01 Nov 2017

I am delighted to be welcoming you to the third annual APCC/NPCC conference.

Police launch new video about responding to medical situations in custody

30 Oct 2017

Chief constables and the professional body for policing have today responded to a national report into deaths in police custody and outlined how they will support officers.

Police Chiefs’ Blog: CC Sara Thornton – Chief Constables’ Council October 2017

30 Oct 2017

Chiefs' Council met in London last week and we had many good debates and made some important decisions on key operational issues and equally important issues about the future of policing. 

Fewer people with mental health problems kept in cells - but demand on police continues to grow

26 Oct 2017

Figures out today show that the number people kept in police cells having been detained under Section 136 has halved since last year. However, this comes as the police service is dealing with a growing number of incidents related to mental health. 

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