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Update on the Plan of Action for inclusion and race equality in policing

31 Jul 2020

The chair of the National Police Chiefs' Council and CEO of the College of Policing have provided the below update about how their commitment to take action on diversity, inclusion and concerns about racial inequalities will progress.

Police working to improve outcomes in violence against women and girls

30 Jul 2020

The Crown Prosecution Service has released the latest stats regarding violence against woman and girls.

Analysis of Coronavirus fines published

27 Jul 2020

Analysis of Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) issued by police under the Coronavirus (Covid-19) regulations shows a low overall rate in fines issued across England and Wales with young men receiving the biggest proportion.  It also shows black, Asian and minority ethnic people were issued with a FPN at a rate of 1.6 times higher than white people.

Coronavirus fines issued by forces continue to fall

27 Jul 2020

Data released today shows that a total of 16,029 fines were issued by forces between 27 March and 20 July in England. 2,640 were issued by forces in Wales for the same period.

Chief Constables welcome police pay increase

21 Jul 2020

The National Police Chiefs’ Council has welcomed the government’s announcement of a 2.5% pay rise for police officers.

Crime still down on last year as lockdown restrictions ease

17 Jul 2020

Provisional data from police forces in England and Wales shows police recorded crime is 14 per cent lower than in the same period last year.

Counter Terrorism Policing welcomes proscription of Neo-Nazi group Feuerkrieg Division

17 Jul 2020

Feuerkrieg Division (FKD) have become the third Neo-Nazi organisation in just six months to be proscribed as a terrorist group by the UK government.

Police welcome HMICFRS roads policing inspection

16 Jul 2020

Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services has published an inspection of roads policing across English and Welsh forces.

Police and Prosecutors to Replace Consent Form for Digital Evidence

16 Jul 2020

Police forces are to replace the consent form used to obtain permission from complainants and witnesses to search for relevant information on their digital devices.

Police enforcement of shop face covering rule should be last resort

14 Jul 2020

The government has announced that wearing a face covering will be mandatory in shops and supermarkets in England from 24 July.

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