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Police approach to paedophile hunters has not changed

18 Sep 2017

Figures obtained by the BBC show 11% of court cases in 2014 for the crime of meeting a child following sexual grooming used vigilante evidence, rising to 44% in 2016.  NPCC says while we may consider working with these groups in certain instances, our overall approach has not changed.

Government Brexit paper on law enforcement reflects our operational requirements

18 Sep 2017

As the Government publishes a paper on the future partnership between the UK and European Union on security, law enforcement and criminal justice, the NPCC will continue to provide operational advice as negotiators work through the detail.

Terrorism arrests up 68 percent in past year

14 Sep 2017

Arrests made by counter terrorism officers in the UK has risen by more than a half in the year up to the end of June 2017.

Police officers to receive pay increase

12 Sep 2017

Following announcement from the Government, police officers will receive 1 per cent pay rise and a further 1 per cent non-consolidated increase. 

British police arrive in the Caribbean to support Hurricane Irma recovery efforts

11 Sep 2017

Today (September 11 2017) 53 police officers flew into Barbados on a Royal Air Force flight along with others delivering humanitarian aid. 

ACSO Mark Rowley speaks to the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism

11 Sep 2017

The national lead for counter-terrorism addressed the 17th Annual Conference in Israel today, focusing on building a 'global system effect' to fight the threat of terror. 


British police officers to assist with recovery in the wake of Hurricane Irma

09 Sep 2017

Following official requests made through the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, British police officers will be providing support to the British Virgin Islands Police Force.

NPCC supports possibility of merger between Devon and Cornwall and Dorset Police

06 Sep 2017

National Police Chiefs’ Council Chair, Sara Thornton, supports two forces exploring merger to 'maintain the best possible service to their communities'.

The Duke of Cambridge says there’s more to do to help first responders look after their mental health

05 Sep 2017

Speaking today at a national police conference, the Duke of Cambridge offered his assistance in helping the police and emergency services get the right support to help them cope with the pressures of the job.

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