National Police Chiefs' Council Chair, Martin Hewitt, has responded to today's whole-life sentence given to Sarah Everard's murderer.
Assistant Commissioner Louisa Rolfe, National Police Chiefs’ Council Lead for Violence and Public Protection blogs on the final report from Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) on violence against women and girls.
A new Digital Processing Notice and supporting information to gain permission for searching digital devices has been launched across police forces in England and Wales. It will improve how they obtain digital evidence during investigations and give greater assurance to victims and all those involved in the process.
The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) has today announced that Deputy Chief Constable Maggie Blyth has been appointed as the National Police Lead for Violence Against Women and Girls, to coordinate police action across England and Wales.
Police want to be clear that criminals who pretend to be interpreters will be caught and be dealt with.
The IOPC has published a review of Taser based on 0.1% of its use. The National Police Chiefs' Council lead for Less Lethal Weapons, Chief Constable Lucy D'Orsi has written a blog responding:
Domestic homicides remain an ‘entrenched and enduring problem’ despite figures remaining relatively stable during lockdown, a new report commissioned by police has found.
In December 2020, forensic testing company Synlab Laboratory Services Limited identified issues with its analysis of drug driving samples, specifically Section 5A Road Traffic Act toxicology testing for controlled drugs.
Reports of catalytic converter thefts across the UK have dropped by 57 per cent, as people opt to forensically mark their vehicles.
Police forces across the UK investigating racist abuse targeting England players on social media are continuing to track down those responsible for the hate-filled messages.
Barrister Abimbola Johnson will play a crucial role in addressing historic disparities and a confidence gap in the relationships between Black people and the police, by leading independent scrutiny of police action on inclusion and race across England and Wales.
Today’s report by the Home Affairs Select Committee examines how police have progressed against recommendations made in the Macpherson Report.