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Former footballer support schemes that helps victims of child sexual abuse

17 Sep 2020

A former professional footballer is supporting a scheme, which helps to ensure victims of child sexual abuse get the justice they deserve.

Rule of Six: Police following engage, explain and encourage approach

14 Sep 2020

Changes to coronavirus regulations, introduced today, mean that the number of people that can attend social gatherings will be restricted to six in England, following a rise in Covid-19 cases.

NPCC and College of Policing pledge to improve officer and staff safety following largest ever survey of police workforce

02 Sep 2020

Officer safety training to be overhauled and every police chief to review the equipment available to the frontline, following the findings of a review and safety survey commissioned by the NPCC and College of Policing last year.

Provisional data shows crime slowly returning to 2019 levels

27 Aug 2020

Provisional data from police forces in England and Wales shows police recorded crime is seven per cent lower than in the same period as 2019, as lockdown measures have eased.

Forces to step up prevention of illegal gatherings and unlicensed events

13 Aug 2020

Police forces in England and Wales will continue to increase patrols to prevent illegal gatherings during the pandemic as the warm weather and further easing of measures see a minority of people more willing to take risks.

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.

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