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NPCC responds to ONS crime statistics

19 Oct 2017

Today's ONS figures show that police-recorded crime has risen by 13 per cent across England and Wales with double digit increases in violent crimes. 

Record levels of hate crime makes it even more vital that victims come forward

17 Oct 2017

Latest statistics published by the Home Office show that hate crimes rose 29 per cent in 2016/17 to 80,393 offences, the vast majority of which were violence against the person or public order crimes.

Quarterly stats show police forces are dealing with allegations of non-recent child sexual abuse in 2366 institutions

17 Oct 2017

National police statistics show police forces are currently dealing with allegations against 4783 suspects based on reports from 5438 individuals.  The vast majority of these allegations relate to abuse in institutions. 

HMICFRS finds that forces need to speed up plans to address abuses of position

05 Oct 2017

The inspection revealed that while the majority of forces have plans in place - and many have made significant progress - there is more work to be done. 

Terror attack survivor backs new Run, Hide, Tell campaign for young people

29 Sep 2017

Sajda Mughal OBE, a survivor of the London 7/7 bombings, is supporting Counter Terrorism Policing's new Run, Hide, Tell campaign for young people.

Police welcome banning of two further extreme right-wing groups

28 Sep 2017

NPCC lead for Counter Terrorism Policing, Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, has welcomed Home Office ban of Scottish Dawn and NS131.

British police officers travel to BVI to continue hurricane recovery efforts

28 Sep 2017

Twelve forces have between them sent 54 officers to the Caribbean to support the British Virgin Island Police.

Rise in road injuries due to more accurate recording systems - but we are not complacent

28 Sep 2017

Latest road death and injury figures from the Department for Transport show statistical increase due to the CRASH recording system used by forces to capture more consistent and accurate data. 

Counter Terrorism Police launch first ever campaign aimed at children and teenagers

28 Sep 2017

Counter Terrorism Policing's safety campaign will teach 11-16 year olds how to react in the unlikely event they are caught in a gun or knife terror attack, including being told NOT to stop and use their phones until they are safely away from danger.

NPCC response to new bail legislations

23 Sep 2017

The National Police Chiefs' Council Lead for Bail Management updates on the new Bail and Released Under Investigation (RUI) legislations.

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