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Sir Hugh Orde interview with Police Review, 25 March 2011

19 May 2011

ACPO president Sir Hugh Orde answers questions from Police Review on the future of policing.

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ACPO letter to the Daily Telegraph

17 May 2011

Sir Hugh Orde sent a letter to The Telegraph in response to editorial published on 13th May entitled 'The police should not fear the people's voice'.

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ACPO comment on Police Federation survey

16 May 2011

Our officers and staff are hugely dedicated, innovative and determinedly focussed on delivering the best service possible to the public we serve

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ACPO comment following Lords committee debate on the Police and Social Responsibility Bill

12 May 2011

As the senior leaders of the service our position remains that we wish to achieve absolute clarity on how any future system will work

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ACPO comment on Department for Transport announcement on road safety

11 May 2011

ACPO welcomes the Department for Transport proposals and looks forward to working with partners following this announcement

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ACPO joint letter to The Times

10 May 2011

Sir Hugh Orde sent a joint letter alongside Derek Barnett and Paul McKeever in response to The Times article published on Monday 9 May entitled ‘Police sack hundreds of officers in secret hearings'.

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ACPO comment on Home Secretary's speech on reducing bureaucracy

09 May 2011

Steps by the government to reduce bureaucratic accountability and ensure that the police can get on with the job of keeping the public safe are welcome

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ACPO comment on health and safety legislation and policing

07 May 2011

ACPO lead for workforce development comments on health and safety legislation and police officers

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ACPO comment on regulation A19

04 May 2011

ACPO lead for workforce development, Chief Constable Peter Fahy comments on the A19 procedure

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ACPO comment on quarterly crime update to December 2010

20 Apr 2011

The latest recorded crime statistics and British Crime Survey results show that police are continuing to drive down crime

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ACPO comment on domestic homicide reviews

13 Apr 2011

The police service supports moves to improve local and national approaches to tackling domestic abuse

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UK's first National Stalking Awareness Week is launched

11 Apr 2011

The first ever National Stalking Awareness week was launched on Monday, April 11, with stalking victims describing the impact of stalking on their lives

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New research indicates Muslim communities welcome engagement

10 Apr 2011

A new report shows the policing approach to preventing violent extremism has become more sophisticated

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ACPO response to Peter Neyroud report on police leadership and training

05 Apr 2011

The president says raising the status of policing to that of a profession will represent a step change for the service

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ACPO President, Sir Hugh Orde, responds to the murder of PC Ronan Kerr

02 Apr 2011

The police family is united in support of Chief Constable Matt Baggott and all colleagues in the PSNI following the murder of a young PC

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ACPO response to Home Secretary's statement on Winsor review

31 Mar 2011

The key to pay and conditions review is fairness as challenging deadline is set for negotiations

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ACPO response to HMIC report Demanding Times

30 Mar 2011

HMIC report outlines the close link between what is seen as 'frontline' and those working, often out of sight but equally important, to support them in the job

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ACPO comment on Baroness Newlove report on active communities

29 Mar 2011

The national lead on neighbourhood policing says working with local people and partners is key to building safer neighbourhoods

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ACPO comments on the peer review into the response of Cumbria Constabulary to the shootings by Derrick Bird

28 Mar 2011

ACPO lead on armed policing comments on Cumbria Constbulary's response to the shootings by Derrick Bird on 2nd June 2010

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ACPO response to March 26 protests

27 Mar 2011

The national policing lead for uniformed operations says officers at the London protest showed great professionalism and bravery

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ACPO comment on the final roll-out of the child sexual disclosure scheme

27 Mar 2011

The scheme to protect children from harm will cover all forces in England and Wales

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ACPO comment on the JCHR report Facilitating Peaceful Protest

25 Mar 2011

The national lead on public order and public safety says police are constantly adapting to the challenges posed by protest

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ACPO comment on the issuing of shotgun certificates to young people

24 Mar 2011

ACPO comments on the number of people under the age of 18 who have been issued with a shotgun certificate

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ACPO members give evidence to the Protection of Freedoms Bill

24 Mar 2011

Chief Constable Chris Sims, Deputy Chief Constable Graeme Gerrard, Commander Simon Pountain, Commander Stephen Kavanagh and Mr Gary Pugh gave evidence to the Public Bill Committee on Tuesday 22 March

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ACPO comment on standing on terraces at football matches

24 Mar 2011

The national football policing lead says he is not yet convinced of the need to reintroduce terracing

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ACPO comment on the death of DCC David Ainsworth

22 Mar 2011

ACPO president responds to the tragic news of the death of Wiltshire's deputy chief constable

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Letter to the Mail on Sunday

20 Mar 2011

The following letter appeared in the Mail on Sunday on March 20, 2011

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ACPO digital event brings tweets to chiefs

18 Mar 2011

Senior officers learn more about the role of social media in everyday policing

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ACPO response to news reports about President's salary

18 Mar 2011

"Sir Hugh Orde, President of ACPO, has not received a pay increase of £27,000.

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Developing and Co-ordinating a National Police Strategy for the 21st Century

16 Mar 2011

ACPO President Sir Hugh Orde gives a speech at RUSI on changes in the police service and its ability to adapt to the future

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