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NPCC statement on adequate sanitary protection in custody

04 Jan 2018

The Independent Custody Visiting Association have today said that some women in custody have been affected by inadequate sanitary protection. 

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

29 Dec 2017

Police officers, staff and volunteers have been included in the Queen's New Year's Honours List.

NPCC respond to HMICFRS report on public perceptions of policing

28 Dec 2017

Today, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) published the results of a large-scale online survey of the public's current perceptions of policing. 

NPCC statement on disclosure of unused material in prosecutions

21 Dec 2017

The NPCC has responded to concerns over the disclosure of unused material in prosecutions and recommendations from the criminal justice inspectorates.

Today's policing settlement is better than last year but does not fully meet the level of investment identified as necessary

19 Dec 2017

The Government has today announced the Provisional Police Grant report, announcing in total an extra £450million in police funding.

HRH Prince Michael presents Operation Trivium team with International Road Safety Award

13 Dec 2017

The initiative involving police forces and our European partners has been honoured for its contribution to road safety

Most police forces rated good for legitimacy by HMICFRS - but more to do on stop and search

12 Dec 2017

The most recent report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary, Fire and Rescue services found a great deal of positive work done on legitimacy in recent years but focuses on the need for more analysis on stop and search data

Thousands of people suffering mental health issues may be unlawfully held by police due to delays accessing appropriate inpatient beds

08 Dec 2017

A recent review highlights that police forces are making decisions to hold people with mental health issues in custody beyond the statutory maximum due to difficulties accessing hospital beds.

MI5 and MPS statement on publication of Anderson Report

05 Dec 2017

Response to the publication of David Anderson QC’s report on the terrorist attacks of March-June 2017

ACC Chris Shead - Our officers volunteered to help those in need in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma

05 Dec 2017

As 2017 nears its close, this year - more than most – has seen awards ceremonies reflecting on the bravery of those in the emergency services - those who run towards the incident, potentially putting themselves at risk, in the hope of helping those who need it.  So this year’s theme for UN International Day for volunteers, "Volunteers Act First" recognising the contributions of first responders in times of crisis, is fitting given our deployment to the overseas territories.

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