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Counter Terrorism Policing want the public's help to get Christmas security all wrapped up

18 Nov 2018

Shoppers are being asked to put security at the top of their ‘must have’ lists this Christmas.

Clarification on today's stop and search news

12 Nov 2018

There has been a lot of confusion regarding the police use of stop and search reported in the media today. We'd like to make the following clarification.

Election of new NPCC Chair

06 Nov 2018

Assistant Commissioner Martin Hewitt has been appointed to lead the National Police Chiefs’ Council from April 2019.

NPCC Chair Sara Thornton Speech APCC and NPCC Summit 2018

31 Oct 2018

As I welcome you to our fourth joint summit, I wanted to reflect on what we have achieved working together.

Joint NPCC and APCC statement on proposed pension changes

25 Oct 2018

The National Police Chiefs’ Council and the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners have released a joint statement on comments made at Prime Minister's Questions yesterday, regarding how long proposed pensions changes have been known about by police chiefs and Police and Crime Commissioners.

NPCC response to the Home Affairs Select Committee 'Policing for the future' report

25 Oct 2018

National Police Chiefs' Council Chair, Chief Constable Sara Thornton said:

"Today's report rightly recognises that forces and officers have come under ‘serious strain’ and concludes ‘that forces are badly overstretched’ as they deal with rising crime and demand that is more complex. The committee warns that without additional funding they ‘have no doubt that there will be dire consequences for public safety’ – that warning must surely be heeded.

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.

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