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NPCC responds to ONS crime statistics release

18 Oct 2018

The ONS have today released their crime statistics for the 12 months to June 2018. The stats show no change in the overall level of crime measured by the Crime Survey of England and Wales, but show a 9 per cent increase in recorded crime.

More than a thousand companies sign up for new counter terrorism training

17 Oct 2018

Innovative online course - which is backed by retail giants M&S and John Lewis - could save lives.

Hundreds arrested in nationally-coordinated crackdown on county lines drugs gangs

16 Oct 2018

National action to disrupt the drug dealing methodology known as county lines has led to more than 200 arrests and the safeguarding of 58 vulnerable people.

Hate Crime Statistics

16 Oct 2018

The latest statistics on hate crimes recorded by the police and information on hate crime from the Crime Survey for England and Wales have been released.

Police leaders to be held to account over workforce diversity in new strategy

12 Oct 2018

As part of moves to make policing more representative of its communities, police chiefs have recommended that all senior police leaders be formally assessed on their efforts to improve diversity within their operational command.

Police Chiefs' Blog: CC Sara Thornton - Chief Constables' Council October 2018

11 Oct 2018

Police chiefs gathered for a busy Chief Constables’ Council in Cardiff this week to discuss some of the most pressing issues for policing. As ever, it gave an opportunity for chiefs to get into the detail of issues affecting the police service across the country and share their experiences on the ground.

Round table event held on chief officer appointments

10 Oct 2018

On Monday, 8 October a roundtable event, hosted by the College of Policing, was held to bring together chiefs and police and crime commissioners to look at issues regarding chief officer recruitment and tenure.

Counter Terrorism Policing's response to the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation's new report - 'The Terrorism Acts in 2017'

10 Oct 2018

Today, Wednesday 10 October 2018, the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, Max Hill QC, published his final annual report on the operation of the Terrorism Acts in 2017. 

Chief Constable Dave Thompson: Policing is at the tipping point – and we’ve got to move on from here

10 Oct 2018

Budget cuts and a hands-off government approach to aspects of policing have meant hard choices for chief constables with consequences for the public and our people. The public’s experience is policing that is less visible, less responsive and less proactive.

NPCC response to Channel 4's 'Dispatches'

08 Oct 2018

The National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) response to tonight's Dispatches programme, which claims thousands of reported crimes are 'screened' by forces and recorded without investigation.

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