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Joint NPCC / APCC response to annual Home Office hate crime figures

15 Oct 2019

Responding to the publication of Hate Crime statistics in England and Wales for 2018/19, the National Police Chiefs' Council and Association for Police and Crime Commissioners leads for Hate Crime have expressed their concern at increases announced today. 

UK policing as prepared as possible for a potential no-deal EU exit

11 Oct 2019

Police across the UK are well prepared for the country to leave the European Union with or without a deal, the two police chiefs leading law enforcement planning have said.

Police support Government calls on Facebook to pause encryption efforts

04 Oct 2019

Last night (Thursday 3 October) the Home Secretary Priti Patel signed an agreement that will enable British law enforcement to directly ask for electronic data relating to serious criminals from US tech firms rather than through governments.

More than 1,000 children protected in first year of centre tackling County Lines

21 Sep 2019

The national centre to coordinate law enforcement activity to tackle County Lines has, in its first year of operation, protected more than 1,000 children from being exploited by drug gangs.

Head of Counter Terrorism Policing calls for public's help to tackle far right extremism

19 Sep 2019

The Head of Counter Terrorism Policing has called upon the public to help tackle right wing extremism by seeking help for those vulnerable to radicalisation.

No lecture - just sound advice for students

16 Sep 2019

These three words could save your life: Run, Hide, Tell

All police forces to join week long intensification against knife crime

16 Sep 2019

All police forces will be intensifying their work against knife crime this week as a national operation gets underway which will see forces use a range of tactics like intelligence led stop and search and weapons sweeps.

National rape lead responds to CPS report on violence against women and girls

12 Sep 2019

The CPS have released their annual VAWG report, which has shown a decrease in the number of case referrals to the CPS, and a parallel drop in charges and convictions. 

ACSO Neil Basu - The Independent Review of Prevent must "ignore the malign detractors"

09 Sep 2019

Head of CT Policing urges Independent Reviewer of Prevent to find the common ground.

Launch of recruitment campaign for 20,000 officers is generational opportunity for policing

05 Sep 2019

Today the Government has launched the ‘Be a force for all’ national recruitment campaign to deliver on the Prime Minister’s pledge to recruit 20,000 police officers over three years.

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