Operation Sceptre, an initiative to tackle knife crime, started yesterday Monday 14 November. All 43 forces and the British Transport Police will take part in intensified efforts to crack down on knife-enabled crime and violence.
The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) and the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) at their annual Summit have pledged their joint approach to improving the response to violence against women and girls (VAWG) through strengthening partnerships.
The final report of the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse (IICSA) in England and Wales has been published today. National Police Chiefs' Council lead for Child Protection, Deputy Chief Constable Ian Critchley, reflects on its significance and what this means for policing.
The National Police Chiefs' Council has issued the following statement following the publication of the interim findings of the Baroness Casey Review into culture and standards at the Metropolitan Police Service.
Police forces have closed 172 county lines used by criminals to sell drugs across the country during a seven-day long intensification week, an increase of 65% from the previous intensification week when 104 lines were closed.
Today, police chiefs have announced that all home burglaries in England and Wales will be attended by the police. The Chair of the National Police Chiefs' Council, Martin Hewitt, explains what this means.
Police chiefs in England and Wales have committed to attend all home burglaries. The move follows evidence from the College of Policing and will help police catch more burglars and support victims after a traumatic and invasive experience.