27 Apr 2017
The latest crime figures released by the Office for National Statistics paint a complex picture of crime levels across England and Wales
20 Apr 2017
Chief officers have responded to "State of Policing 2016", the annual assessment of policing in England and Wales based on inspections carried out by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) between February 2016 and March 2017.
20 Apr 2017
National Police Chiefs' Council Lead for Armed Policing, DCC Simon Chesterman, explains the change in guidance for firearms officers shooting at moving vehicles.
19 Apr 2017
There are 640 more firearms officers protecting the public in England and Wales than this time last year.
13 Apr 2017
Police officers trained to use Taser continue to engage their training to defuse dangerous situations without resorting to firing the weapon.
13 Apr 2017
For our April meeting we travelled to Durham with a focus on reform and welcomed two guests; Dame Vera Baird, Chair of the APCC and Commissioner Erik Akerboom of the Netherlands Police, to speak to us about their organisations.
04 Apr 2017
Police chiefs thank CC Marshall for his leadership
03 Apr 2017
Changes to the pre-charge bail limit of 28 days have been introduced today as part of the Policing and Crime Act
31 Mar 2017
Falling rates of burglary are linked closely to better security prevention; making sure that basic measures are taken which police know will effectively deter criminals.
30 Mar 2017
Chief Constable Sara Thornton responds to proposals around chief officer recruitment
23 Mar 2017
Chief officers have shared their response to the attack which took place in Westminster on Wednesday 22 March.
22 Mar 2017
The Met Police are updating their website with all the latest news from the incident in Westminster. Please report anything suspicious to the Anti-Terrorist Hotline 0800 789 321. In an emergency call 999. Follow Met Police @metpoliceUK
20 Mar 2017
As Devon & Cornwall police launch a 24 hour drone unit, ACC Steve Barry says police are continuing to learn more about how drones can support police forces to protect the public.
18 Mar 2017
Today is National Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) awareness day and I am pledging my support to speak out about abuse.
14 Mar 2017
It’s hard to forget the scenes from Marseilles during Euro 2016. We witnessed some of the worst football violence in recent years. It was highly organised and prolonged with many being left with serious injuries. This isn’t what football tournaments should be about.
06 Mar 2017
A Crimewatch special “Catching the Abusers” focusing on the work of Operation Hydrant in coordinating the police response to allegations of non-recent child sexual abuse has led to calls reporting abuse and sharing information.
06 Mar 2017
* New campaign asks public to act on their instincts to help tackle terrorism
* Senior officer praises public contribution but warns threat is becoming increasingly complex and varied
* First ever CT policing podcasts reveal untold stories on how attack was foiled with help from public
02 Mar 2017
Following a rigorous assessment of its safety and effectiveness, the Home Office has now approved the Taser X2 Conducted Energy Device (CED) for use by UK police. This device will aid police data collection on wider use of force.
We have to find long-term solutions to consistently prevent harm and manage the demand forces are facing
02 Mar 2017
The National Police Chiefs’ Council has responded to today's report on police effectiveness by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC).
Police forces co-ordinating week-long operations to enforce new penalties for mobile phone use at the wheel
01 Mar 2017
As well as running targeted operations across the week, police are helping to raise awareness of the new penalties for this offence which come into force today.
28 Feb 2017
To best protect children from harm, we need to consider alternative approaches to those who view indecent images of children but don’t pose a physical threat, says NPCC Lead for Child Protection Chief Constable Simon Bailey. In response to the scale of child sexual abuse reports, CC Bailey proposes an alternative approach for debate.
22 Feb 2017
Police chiefs looking forward to working with the new Met Commissioner
21 Feb 2017
DCC Simon Chesterman responds to draft guidance published by the IPCC which deals with firearms officers in an incident where they have discharged their weapon resulting in death or serious harm.
19 Feb 2017
Police are working with the CPS and the Forensic Science Regulator to respond to the issue
Additional funding is vital in ensuring we are able to tackle the threat of child sexual exploitation
16 Feb 2017
Following the Governments pledge of £40 million in measures to protect children and young people from sexual abuse, Chief Constable Simon Bailey highlights the importance of funding in safeguarding the vulnerable.
08 Feb 2017
Informants often provide timely and essential intelligence which cannot always be obtained by other means. This tactic can lead to very serious crimes being prevented including, murders, child sexual exploitation, and terrorism.
06 Feb 2017
Over 800 potentially lethal weapons have been seized and 282 suspects arrested during a month-long operation aimed at preventing criminals and terrorists gaining access to illegal firearms.
03 Feb 2017
Research by the charity Barnardo's has highlighted increases in recorded cases of children committing sexual offences against other children in England and Wales between 2013 and 2016.
03 Feb 2017
As our January meeting of all chief constables was at the Police Federation headquarters, it was fitting that investment in our staff and culture was at the forefront of our focus.