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.
New stalking protection orders come into force tomorrow (January 20) that will enable police to better protect victims of stalking and stop perpetrators from approaching their victims.
Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has published a report after an inspection of how county lines drug trafficking is dealt with at local, regional and national levels.
Responding to HM Crown Prosecution Inspectorate's rape inspection, the National Police Chiefs’ Council Lead for Adult Sexual Offences and Rape, Deputy Chief Constable Sarah Crew, said:
Police across England and Wales have arrested more than 1,700 people during a week of targeted operations to tackle knife crime.
Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has found the overall response by law enforcement to cyber dependent crime in England and Wales to be ‘good’, but recognises there is still room for improvement.
County Lines drug networks have been targeted in a week of coordinated law enforcement activity across the UK, leading to record numbers of more than 700 arrests, 681 people safeguarded, and almost half a million pounds worth of drugs seized.
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.
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.
Figures for police-recorded crime have been released today (18 July) by the Office for National Statistics.
The Government’s new Domestic Abuse Bill will be introduced in parliament today.
Figures released today show that the number of knife possession offences are at their highest level since 2010.