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Police “committed to doing better” on rape investigations and bring more offenders to court

17 Jun 2021

The National Police Chiefs’ Council lead for Rape has said the police will implement any recommendations from the end-to-end review of rape that would provide a better service for victims.

Queen’s Birthday Honours List recognises police officers, staff and volunteers

11 Jun 2021

Police officers, staff and volunteers from forces across the country have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Update on crime trends - April 2021

01 Jun 2021

Police recorded crime is nine per cent lower than in the same period as 2019, provisional data from forces in England and Wales show.

Update on Coronavirus FPNs issued by police – May 2021

27 May 2021

Police in England and Wales have processed a total of 115,203 fixed penalty notices for breaches of Coronavirus restrictions up to 16 May 2021.

Over 1,000 people arrested and almost 300 weapons seized as part of county lines crackdown

27 May 2021

More than 250 weapons have been seized and 1,100 people arrested as part of the latest county lines intensification week.

Policing renews commitment to earn black communities' confidence

25 May 2021

A year on from George Floyd’s murder by a US police officer, policing leaders have reaffirmed their resolution to deliver changes that will earn the confidence of Black people.

Police patrols continue as lockdown eased further

17 May 2021

Amid the encouraging signs of the lockdown easing, NPCC Chair Martin Hewitt urges people to keep following the rules, with police also playing their part to help the UK beat COVID-19. 

First National Policing Chief Scientific Adviser announced

11 May 2021

Professor Paul Taylor has been appointed as the first National Policing Chief Scientific Adviser.

Over 7,500 knives taken by police forces during national knife crime campaign

10 May 2021

Over 7,500 knives have been seized and surrendered as part of a coordinated effort to tackle knife crime across England and Wales.

Update on crime trends - March 2021

05 May 2021

Police recorded crime is 12 per cent lower than in the same period as 2020, provisional data from forces in England and Wales show.

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