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Over 9,639 knives removed from the streets as part of police week of action

29 Nov 2021

Operation Sceptre, the regular police operation to tackle knife crime, took place between Monday, 15 November to Sunday, 21 November.

National Police Chiefs’ Council Launch National Week of Action to Tackle Knife Crime

15 Nov 2021

Operation Sceptre, a weeklong initiative to tackle knife crime, starts today, Monday 15th November. All 43 forces (England and Wales) and the British Transport Police will take part in the efforts to crack down on knife-enable crime and violence.

Update on Coronavirus FPNs issued by police – October 2021

02 Nov 2021

Police in England and Wales have processed a total of 118,438 fixed penalty notices (FPNs) for breaches under the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations 2020 and subsequent amendments.

Independent Chair seeks scrutiny board for police action plan on inclusion and race

28 Oct 2021

Independent experts with a passion for championing inclusion and race equality have been invited to apply their skills and experience to address long-standing challenges in the relationship between Black people and the police.   

NPCC Chair Martin Hewitt responds to today's Budget

27 Oct 2021

Police chiefs welcome the certainty provided to policing by the multi-year settlement, and will work closely with the Home Office and partners in the run up to the police pay review process

Over 1,400 arrested in a national week-long operation on county lines drug dealing

21 Oct 2021

National county lines intensification week, which targets drug traffickers who often recruit children and vulnerable adults to supply drugs across the country, ran from Monday, 11th to Sunday, 17th October. All forces in England and Wales engaged in operations to crackdown on county lines.

National Police Chiefs' Council welcome announcement of inquiry

05 Oct 2021

National Police Chiefs' Council Chair, Martin Hewitt, has welcomed the inquiry announced today into the issues raised by the conviction of Sarah Everard's murderer and set out what policing must do to rebuild women's trust.

Martin Hewitt responds to sentencing of Sarah Everard's murderer

30 Sep 2021

National Police Chiefs' Council Chair, Martin Hewitt, has responded to today's whole-life sentence given to Sarah Everard's murderer.

Police Chiefs’ Blog: Assistant Commissioner Louisa Rolfe – reflections on the fight against violence against women and girls after latest police inspectorate report

17 Sep 2021

Assistant Commissioner Louisa Rolfe, National Police Chiefs’ Council Lead for Violence and Public Protection blogs on the final report from Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) on violence against women and girls. 

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