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ACPO comment on HMIC review of policing protest

09 Feb 2011

ACPO responds to an HMIC review calling for police to remain adaptable to the changing nature of protest

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ACPO comment on anti-social behaviour consultation

07 Feb 2011

ACPO welcomes the government's consultation to simplify the tools and powers available to tackle anti-social behaviour

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New way for victims of hate crime to come forward

01 Feb 2011

The police service has launched a new way for victims of hate crime to report the crime online

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ACPO comment on local crime information

31 Jan 2011

New street-level data will provide local residents with the ability access information about crime in their area

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ACPO comment on Police Service Strength Statistics for England and Wales

27 Jan 2011

ACPO responds to the latest release of the Police Service Strength Statistics for England and Wales as of 30 September 2010

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ACPO comment on air weapons

27 Jan 2011

ACPO responds to the introduction of a new offence to stop under 18s gaining unauthorised access to airguns

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ACPO comment on Crime in England and Wales quarterly update to September 2010

20 Jan 2011

ACPO response to the latest quarterly crime statistics and British Crime Survey results

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ACPO comment on the operation of national policing units

18 Jan 2011

ACPO responds to the work of national policing units and the future of the Association

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ACPO comment on anti-social behaviour pilots

03 Jan 2011

Eight police force areas will trial a new approach for handling complaints of anti-social behaviour

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ACPO comment on gang injunctions

16 Dec 2010

ACPO responds to the Government's announcement for new civil injunction to prevent gang-related violence

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ACPO comment on the Forensic Science Service

14 Dec 2010

ACPO responds to the Home Office's announcement on the future of the Forensic Science Service

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ACPO comment on police funding settlement

13 Dec 2010

ACPO responds to the detailed breakdown of how government funding for the police will be allocated across individual forces

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ACPO comment on London protest

10 Dec 2010

ACPO responds to student protests in London and the police role in facilitating peaceful protest

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Results of the Olympic .380 BBM amnesty announced

07 Dec 2010

A targeted national amnesty involving Olympic .380 BBM blank firing revolvers resulted in hundreds of the revolvers being handed into police forces across England and Wales

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ACPO comment on deaths in custody

03 Dec 2010

ACPO responds to the Indpendent Police Complaints Commission study and annual report into deaths in custody

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Hate crime data published for the first time

30 Nov 2010

Data on the number of hate crimes reported and recorded across England, Wales and Northern Ireland has been published for the first time

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ACPO comment on domestic violence protection order pilots

25 Nov 2010

ACPO responds to a plan for a 12-month pilot of domestic violence protection orders in Greater Manchester, West Mercia and Wiltshire

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ACPO report into firearms licensing published

02 Nov 2010

An ACPO report has concluded that there were no reasonable opportunities for intervention within the firearms licensing system to prevent the multiple shootings by Derrick Bird on 2nd June 2010 in West Cumbria

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ACPO comment on MAPPA reports

27 Oct 2010

ACPO responds to the publication of the Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements Annual Report 2009/10

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New plans for a national police air service

26 Oct 2010

A new National Police Air Service (NPAS) is set to provide a more efficient and accessible air support service throughout England and Wales that offers better value for money

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ACPO comment on crime statistics

21 Oct 2010

ACPO responds to Crime in England and Wales quarterly update to June 2010

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ACPO comment on CSR announcement

20 Oct 2010

ACPO responds to the Government's Comprehensive Spending Review cuts to police service funding

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ACPO comment on police pay review

01 Oct 2010

ACPO responds to the Government's decision to review police pay and conditions

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Fall in use of police custody for those in mental health crisis

01 Jan 0001

Data collected from police forces across England and Wales shows that there has been a reduction in the use of police custody as a place of safety for people detained under Section 136 of the Mental Health Act 1983.

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