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Statement on death of PC Andrew Harper

16 Aug 2019

Last night (15 August) Thames Valley Police officer PC Andrew Harper was tragically killed in the line of duty after attending a reported burglary.

NPCC Forensics Portfolio approves return of Eurofins to marketplace after cyber-attack

16 Aug 2019

The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) has approved the return of Eurofins Forensics Services to the forensics marketplace following the criminal cyber-attack suffered in June.

Members of Parliament #GiveADayToPolicing this summer

06 Aug 2019

Members of Parliament from across England, Wales and Scotland have been invited by their local police forces to give a day to policing this August. Last year over 150 MPs took part.

NPCC Chair responds to government announcement on police recruitment

25 Jul 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that 20,000 new police officers will be recruited.

Increases in firearms officers allows forces to carry out more armed operations to protect the public

25 Jul 2019

Police forces in England and Wales have increased the number of armed operations over the last 12 months in a bid to protect the public from the most dangerous criminals.

NPCC comments on Big Brother Watch report suggesting changes to the new digital evicence consent forms

23 Jul 2019

The National Police Chiefs' Council responds to a report released today (Tuesday 23 July) by Big Brother Watch criticising the police use of digital evidence consent forms in obtaining victim and witness evidence in criminal investigations. 

Latest crime statistics show concerning increases

18 Jul 2019

Figures for police-recorded crime have been released today (18 July) by the Office for National Statistics.

Domestic Abuse Bill is key opportunity to achieve joined up and effective support for victims

16 Jul 2019

The Government’s new Domestic Abuse Bill will be introduced in parliament today.

Police launch national forced marriage crackdown at airports

15 Jul 2019

Police are launching the first ever national crackdown on forced marriage at a number of airports as the school holidays get underway.

NPCC comments on Home Office Front Line Review

10 Jul 2019

The Home Office will today (Wednesday 10 July) publish the findings of its Front Line Review .

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