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New non-emergency number launched in the South East

12 Jul 2011

The new number, 101, is part of a national programme to improve access and will give the public one easy way to get in touch with the police for calls that do not require an urgent response

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ACPO response to the Victim Commissioner’s report

06 Jul 2011

In response to the Victim Commissioner’s report, ACPO lead for Family Liaison Officers, Commander Simon Foy said

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Police service honours extraordinary people for their outstanding acts of bravery

05 Jul 2011

Members of the public will be honoured for remarkable acts of bravery at the ACPO National Public Bravery Awards in Harrogate tonight

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Royal Humane Society Police Medal 2010 awarded to heroic PC

05 Jul 2011

Devon and Cornwall PC Robert Condy-Young is awarded the 2010 Police Medal for the greatest act of gallantry by a police officer

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Sir Hugh Orde speaks at Leading Change in Policing conference

04 Jul 2011

The Leading Change in Policing conference, supported by ACPO, commences today at the Harrogate International Centre

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ACPO comment on the Science and Technology Committee report on the forensic science service

01 Jul 2011

Our key aim is to ensure a sustainable operational capability for forensics and to ensure that the Criminal Justice System is not put at risk through uncoordinated activity either in individual forces or regions

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ACPO comment on go orders for domestic abuse

30 Jun 2011

Three forces will today begin a 12 month pilot of domestic violence protection orders giving the power to keep suspects away from domestic abuse victims for up to 28 days

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ACPO comment on Hookway decision on bail

29 Jun 2011

Chief officers have significant concerns about the impact of a court ruling on bail provisions

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ACPO response to Mencap's 'Don't Stand By' report

20 Jun 2011

ACPO lead for equality, diversity and human rights responds to a Mencap report into disability hate crime

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ACPO supports Neighbourhood Watch week

18 Jun 2011

ACPO lead on citizens in policing supports the launch of a new website to encourage younger members and more communities to get involved with Neighbourhood Watch

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ACPO comment on reforming the notification requirements for registered sex offenders

14 Jun 2011

ACPO lead on the management of sexual and violent offenders responds to a government consultation following a Supreme Court ruling in the case of F and Thompson

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ACPO comment on Criminal Justice Joint Inspection report Exercising Discretion: The Gateway to Justice

09 Jun 2011

ACPO comments on an inspection into the police service's use of cautions, penalty notices for disorder and restorative justice

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ACPO comment on the establishment of the National Crime Agency

08 Jun 2011

The National Crime Agency offers an opportunity to raise our game against some of the most harmful and dangerous individuals in the UK

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ACPO response to the Government's Prevent review

07 Jun 2011

The police service has played a central role in driving forward preventing violent extremism

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Annual drink and drug driving summer campaign commences

01 Jun 2011

Police officers will be out in force this summer in a bid to crack down on those who think they can drink or take drugs and drive and get away with it

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ACPO comment on NSPCC Freedom of Information request on the number of child sex crimes

26 May 2011

ACPO responds to the NSPCC's findings that 64 child sex crimes are recorded by police each day

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ACPO comment on police pursuits

23 May 2011

ACPO responds to a Written Ministerial Statement in which ACPO guidance on police pursuits is issued as a statutory code of practice

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ACPO comment on future funding of the organisation

20 May 2011

ACPO comments on its future funding arrangements

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ACPO response to Police Federation conference motion

19 May 2011

Every chief police officer joined the service at constable rank and places huge value on the complex, difficult, incredible job the police workforce does on behalf of our communities

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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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