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NPCC works to safeguard UK policing from cyber-attack suffered by Eurofins Forensics Services

21 Jun 2019

The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) is working alongside partners to safeguard UK policing and the criminal justice system from the impact of the recent criminal cyber-attack suffered by Eurofins Scientific.

Response to media reporting of police use of community resolutions

17 Jun 2019

New data released today (Monday 17 June) shows the use of community resolutions by police, prior to a new national strategy on out of court disposals being introduced in 2018

Proactive policing plays part in increase of knife possession offences

13 Jun 2019

Figures released today show that the number of knife possession offences are at their highest level since 2010.

Police meet with industry and business to tackle ATM theft

13 Jun 2019

Police are today, Thursday 13 June, meeting with industry leaders and business people to discuss efforts to tackle the increase in ATM and cash in transit robbery.

Police officers, staff and volunteers recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

07 Jun 2019

Members of the police service are included in honours which recognise the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the UK.

Counter Terrorism Policing asks music fans to #BeSafeBeSound this summer

07 Jun 2019

As festival season begins, Counter Terrorism Policing wants music lovers to #BeSafeBeSound this summer.

Police seize more than 10,000 knives in one week

30 May 2019

A week of intensified action on knife crime has resulted in police arresting 1,372 people, including 516 for a knife related offence, and seizing more than 10,000 weapons.

Police chiefs guide officers to impose bail conditions protecting victims and vulnerable people

27 May 2019

New operational guidance has been issued to officers and staff reinforcing pre-charge bail as a legitimate tool in investigating crime and protecting the public following a decrease its use since 2017.

Hundreds arrested and £300k cash seized as part of national activity targeting County Lines drug gangs

21 May 2019

County Lines drug gangs have been targeted in a week of coordinated law enforcement activity across the UK, leading to more than 500 arrests, £312,649 cash and 46 weapons seized.

NPCC lead for Counter Terrorism calls for changes to proposed definition of Islamophobia

15 May 2019

I have every sympathy with those people trying to protect British Muslims against a rising tide of prejudice and hatred. 

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