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Football fans urged to 'Know the Game Plan' as new season gets underway

10 Aug 2018

Police and clubs give stewards information to help deter terrorism

Members of Parliament give a day to policing this summer

07 Aug 2018

Members of Parliament from across England and Wales have been invited by their local police forces to give a day to policing during the summer parliamentary recess.  Around 100 MPs are confirmed as taking part so far.

Learning from best practise in the fight against rural crime

06 Aug 2018

As rural crime rises in England and Wales, forces are looking to successful strategies to implement these into local areas.

Police firearms discharged in only 0.06% of firearms operations

26 Jul 2018

The police use on firearms statistics were released today.

Striving to make custody as safe as possible

25 Jul 2018

With the release of the statistics on deaths following police contact, police are continuing work to improve safety for detainees.

Increase in police pay is the maximum increase that the majority of forces can afford without additional funding

24 Jul 2018

An announcement put out today by the Government revealed that police officers will be awarded a pay rise of two per cent in 2018-19.

Police Chiefs Blog: CC Sara Thornton - Chief Constables Council July 2018

24 Jul 2018

Police chiefs gathered in London for July Chief Constables Council at a busy time for policing across the country.  The US President’s arrival was imminent and forces were working together to support the significant national operation.  The operation went smoothly thanks to the gold commanders, the National Police Coordination Centre and the many officers who travelled from around the country – in many cases delaying their rest days to support the national effort. 

Strengthened response to rural affairs

23 Jul 2018

All chief constables have committed to improving the work dedicated to tackling rural and wildlife crime, using partnership working and new insight provided by the National Rural Crime Survey.

Latest police statistics show increase in certain crime types

19 Jul 2018

Today the ONS have published their quarterly crime statistics. Latest police recorded crime figures show an 11 per cent increase overall with rises in knife crime, robbery, burglary and vehicle-related crime.

HMICFRS release hate crime report

19 Jul 2018

Today, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) have released a report looking at hate crime. The report emphasises the importance of the police getting their response right first time and at the beginning of their contact with victims.

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