As condolences and reflections of Simon are shared, we wanted to reflect on his contribution to policing nationally.
In the Daily Telegraph today, NPCC Chair Martin Hewitt reflects on how we policed the pandemic in 2020 and how we will police the new lockdown. You can read the full copy from this Op-ed here.
A new report from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has praised the work of police in protecting vulnerable people against radicalisation.
Counter Terrorism Policing has warned the public against complacency after the number of people arrested for terrorism offences in the last quarter of 2019 hit a two-year high.
The government have announced today that the amount of funding available to the policing system for 2020 to 2021 will increase by more than £1.1 billion.
The proportion of right wing-related referrals into Prevent has reached its highest ever level, according to new Home Office statistics.
An award-winning counter terrorism training course is being made available to the public for the first time.
Counter Terrorism Policing’s Senior National Coordinator has again called upon the public to play their part in the fight against terrorism, as the Home Office released their quarterly arrest statistics.
The UK threat level from terrorism has today, Monday 4 November 2019, been reduced to Substantial - meaning an attack is likely.
* 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
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.
New legislation came into force at midnight banning National Action.