Police in England and Wales have processed a total of 118,438 fixed penalty notices (FPNs) for breaches under the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations 2020 and subsequent amendments.
Independent experts with a passion for championing inclusion and race equality have been invited to apply their skills and experience to address long-standing challenges in the relationship between Black people and the police.
National county lines intensification week, which targets drug traffickers who often recruit children and vulnerable adults to supply drugs across the country, ran from Monday, 11th to Sunday, 17th October. All forces in England and Wales engaged in operations to crackdown on county lines.
National Police Chiefs' Council Chair, Martin Hewitt, has welcomed the inquiry announced today into the issues raised by the conviction of Sarah Everard's murderer and set out what policing must do to rebuild women's trust.
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.