Results from national Operation Sceptre week
Police chiefs have today issued the first ever national threat assessment of crimes posing the most danger to women and girls.
"Operation Sceptre is mission of collective ambition, energy and patience."
Home Office consultation on new knife legislation proposals launched today (18 April)
His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) have today (5 April) published an inspection of how well the police and National Crime Agency (NCA) tackle the online sexual abuse and exploitation of children.
An announcement has been made following recommendations by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA).
In December 2021, National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) and College of Policing set out priority actions for all police forces in England and Wales to bring consistently high standards to the police response to violence against women and girls.
The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) has released a report today saying that imagery of primary school aged children sexually abusing themselves on camera has soared by more than 1,000 per cent since 2019. Below, DCC Ian Critchley responds to these findings and details how police are working to tackle this type of offending.
Police forces in England and Wales will adopt a new tactic for tackling serious and organised crime, after early signs of success by pilot forces.
Ahead of New Year’s Eve parties, police are reiterating advice on what to do if you or someone you know may have been spiked – report to the police and get tested by them quickly.
Operation Calibre, the national police campaign to personal robbery, took place from Saturday 10 December to Saturday 17 December 2022, has seen over 350 arrests made.
The National Police Chiefs’ Council has responded to the findings of a super-complaint into how police deal with cases involving ethnic minority victims of sexual abuse, including those at risk of honour-based abuse.