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Counter Terrorism Policing launch cinema advertising campaign to encourage reports from the public

23 Jan 2019

The UK’s most senior counter terrorism officer has praised the public’s willingness to ACT in response to the unprecedented terrorist threat, revealing that the number of attacks foiled since March 2017 has risen to 18.

NPCC welcomes draft Domestic Abuse Bill

21 Jan 2019

The National Police Chiefs’ Council has welcomed a new draft Domestic Abuse Bill published by the Ministry of Justice aimed at supporting victims and their families and pursuing offenders.

CC Sara Thornton replies to letter from the Fawcett Society

14 Jan 2019

The Fawcett Society has today published an open letter to NPCC Chair Sara Thornton and Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick, urging them to support making misogyny a hate crime. CC Sara Thornton's response can be seen below.

Public Perceptions of Policing in England and Wales 2018

11 Jan 2019

HMICFRS have published the findings from their fourth survey on public views of policing across England and Wales. The study consisted of 17,043 surveys with members of the public, and the majority were conducted via online panels, with a small number conducted-face-to-face.

Officers, police staff and volunteers recognised in Queen's New Year's Honours List

28 Dec 2018

The National Police Chiefs' Council congratulates all those recognised in the New Year Honours list for 2019.

Home Office releases first national Police Use of Force statistics for England and Wales

13 Dec 2018

New Home Office statistics show that restraint tactics, such as handcuffing, were the most common type of force used by police across England and Wales.

The Government are right to recognise that more money is needed in policing

13 Dec 2018

The Government has today announced extra funding for policing as part of the provisional police funding settlement. Policing is continuing to make substantial savings and drive efficiencies, but the Government are right to recognise that policing has come under severe strain and that extra funding is necessary to meet the demands of the public.

New Prevent statistics show referrals up by a fifth

13 Dec 2018

New Home Office statistics show a 20 percent increase in the number of people referred to and supported through the Prevent programme – with extreme right wing concerns up by over a third.

Former police chief Simon Byrne cleared of misconduct

12 Dec 2018

Simon Byrne has beencleared by a panel of all allegations made against him while he was chief constable of Cheshire police.

New guidance for officers on sharing information with Immigration Enforcement

07 Dec 2018

Police chiefs have agreed new guidance that establishes a national position around the sharing of information with Immigration Enforcement about victims of crime who are identified as being in the UK illegally.

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