Police chiefs gathered in London for July Chief Constables Council at a busy time for policing across the country. The US President’s arrival was imminent and forces were working together to support the significant national operation. The operation went smoothly thanks to the gold commanders, the National Police Coordination Centre and the many officers who travelled from around the country – in many cases delaying their rest days to support the national effort.
Today the ONS have published their quarterly crime statistics. Latest police recorded crime figures show an 11 per cent increase overall with rises in knife crime, robbery, burglary and vehicle-related crime.
Today, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) have released a report looking at hate crime. The report emphasises the importance of the police getting their response right first time and at the beginning of their contact with victims.
The Association of Police and Crime Commissioners and the National Police Chiefs’ Council have submitted a joint response to a Government consultation on unauthorised encampments calling for the shortage of transit sites and lack of accommodation provision to be addressed.