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National police response to the Hillsborough Families Report

31 Jan 2023

Widespread changes to policing were made public today as national police leaders release their response to the Hillsborough Families Report.

NPCC concludes review into drug driving samples

30 Jan 2023

The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) and the Forensic Science Regulator (FSR) have now concluded their reviews into Synlab Laboratory Services Limited’s (Synlab) analysis of drug driving samples, specifically Section 5A Road Traffic Act toxicology testing for controlled drugs.

National Lead for Child Protection Responds to Report on Child Abuse

27 Jan 2023

The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) has released a report today saying that imagery of primary school aged children sexually abusing themselves on camera has soared by more than 1,000 per cent since 2019. Below, DCC Ian Critchley responds to these findings and details how police are working to tackle this type of offending.

Clear, Hold, Build tactic to tackle serious and organised crime to be adopted by forces

24 Jan 2023

Police forces in England and Wales will adopt a new tactic for tackling serious and organised crime, after early signs of success by pilot forces.

All police staff records to be checked for allegations and intelligence by March

20 Jan 2023

All police officers and staff in England and Wales will be checked against the Police National Database (PND) to identify any intelligence or allegations that need further investigation.  

NPCC will ask all police forces to check their officers and staff against national police databases for misogyny and predatory behaviour

18 Jan 2023

This will help identify anyone who has slipped through the net before vetting standards were toughened and ensure those who are unfit to serve can be rooted out. 

NPCC responds to guilty pleas from serving Met officer

16 Jan 2023

Statement issued by the National Police Chiefs' Council Chair regarding guilty pleas from serving Met Police officer, David Carrick

NPCC responds to a report into Safer Schools Officers

16 Jan 2023

NPCC Lead for Children and Young Persons, T/DAC Catherine Roper, responds to a report into police officers in schools

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

30 Dec 2022

Police officers, staff and volunteers from forces across the country have been recognised in His Majesty The King's first ever New Year’s Honours List.

Potential victims of spiking urged to report to police and get tested quickly as nearly 5,000 reports of spiking are made within a year

29 Dec 2022

Ahead of New Year’s Eve parties, police are reiterating advice on what to do if you or someone you know may have been spiked – report to the police and get tested by them quickly. 

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