18 Mar 2016
We are supporting the National Working Group’s Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day today, March 18. This day highlights the threat from child sexual abuse, encouraging everyone to spot the signs of abuse, speak out against it and adopt a zero tolerance to adults or children developing inappropriate relationships with children.
Police forces up and down the country will be taking part in operational activity to deal with the threats of CSE and encouraging victims to come forward and report crimes.
15 Mar 2016
The first national conference specifically focused on the policing of protests will be held in Derby this week.
14 Mar 2016
NPCC lead for child protection explains the police approach to sexting - we don't want children and young people to be criminalised but it's important to understand the dangers of sexting
09 Mar 2016
Changes in police recording and victims’ improved confidence in how the police will deal with abuse have played a significant part in the increase in reports to us but we are now starting work with academics to consider whether more children are actually being abused
08 Mar 2016
To mark International Women’s Day, we’ve asked some of our chiefs about their roles, experiences of being a woman in policing and how they we can achieve further parity.
08 Mar 2016
Our conflict management lead, Chief Constable David Shaw responds to the IPCC's police use of force study
08 Mar 2016
Female counter terrorism police officers and staff across England and Wales have today (8th March) joined together in an online film to pledge their support for International Women's Day and reaffirm their commitment to protecting women and girls from the threat of radicalisation.
01 Mar 2016
The new national gun crime investigation manual for police forces was officially launched on 26 February.
29 Feb 2016
Specialist police teams from across the UK will be taking part in Europe’s biggest ever disaster training exercise beginning today.
26 Feb 2016
Officers will always seek to deal with extreme speed appropriately to prevent harm and change driver behaviour.
Close cooperation with European countries must be maintained whatever the outcome of the EU referendum
25 Feb 2016
As the debate continues on the EU referendum, the NPCC, the operational coordination body for policing, says that police have a clear operational requirement to cooperate closely with European countries but it is for others to determine the political arrangements to achieve this.
24 Feb 2016
The National Police Chiefs’ Council has responded to the annual report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) on the overall efficiency and effectiveness of policing in England and Wales.
HMIC finds that the vast majority of police forces are good at preventing crime and anti-social behaviour
18 Feb 2016
The National Police Chiefs’ Council Lead for Crime Operations, Chief Constable Jon Murphy, has responded to today’s (February 18th) report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary into police effectiveness.
Victims must have the confidence to report sexual abuse and the public must have confidence in our investigations
14 Feb 2016
National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) Lead for Child Protection and Child Abuse Investigations, Chief Constable Simon Bailey, has emphasised the importance of maintaining trust and confidence in the police service - so that victims of sexual abuse feel able to come forward and reports are investigated.
11 Feb 2016
National Police Chiefs' Council Lead for Crime Recording, Chief Constable Jeff Farrar responds to the latest release of violent crime and sexual offences statistics
11 Feb 2016
The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) has responded to today's report on police legitimacy by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC).
10 Feb 2016
National Police Chiefs' Council commit to being part of the Joint Fraud Taskforce to share intelligence, develop a unified response and gain greater awareness of the risk of fraud among consumers.
09 Feb 2016
The National Crime Agency, National Police Chiefs Council and HM Revenue and Customs submitted a joint law enforcement response to the Joint Committee on the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill.
08 Feb 2016
NPCC Lead for Prostitution and Exploitation ACC Nikki Holland has developed proposals to assist forces in dealing with sex work and related issues locally, which will now be subject to further consultation.
04 Feb 2016
Community Security Trust, a charity that monitors antisemitism and provides security for the Jewish community in Britain, has recorded a 22 per cent fall from 2014’s record high of 1,179 incidents
01 Feb 2016
The purpose of the NPCC is to co-ordinate the activity of police forces and increase the levels of collaboration. Four times a year, chiefs come together to agree common approaches to a wide range of operational and business issues. The strength of British policing is its local focus and connection with local communities but many of the threats we face are national and international so it is vital that we have a joined up response to these threats.
30 Jan 2016
The National Police Chiefs' Council has set out its position on young people and police custody. First and foremost, the wellbeing of children must be put first. Vulnerable and often frightened young people must not be criminalised unnecessarily.
27 Jan 2016
More drug drivers than ever before have been caught during our national drink and drug drive campaign.
26 Jan 2016
The use of corrosive substances to commit an act of violence is an extreme and generally very personalised crime. In recent years, the police have made great inroads in tackling violent crime and will continue to enhance our intelligence picture to reduce this type of offending in the future.
22 Jan 2016
We have agreed that the current threat and risk picture in the UK does not justify a roll out of Taser to all officers who volunteer at this time. However, chief constables make the operational decisions in their force areas and can increase the number of Taser-trained officers if their strategic threat and risk assessments show there is a need.
21 Jan 2016
National Police Chiefs' Council Lead for Crime Recording, Chief Constable Jeff Farrar responds to the latest release of crime statistics.
20 Jan 2016
The second submission to the Police Remuneration Review Body provides an update on the context in which policing operates and highlights the need to ensure that any decisions taken now support and develop the framework for the future.
20 Jan 2016
The Home Secretary has announced a package of reforms to the powers and roles of police staff and volunteers. NPCC says it will help forces attract volunteers with valuable skills who can assist in investigating cyber or financial crime
14 Jan 2016
Individual chief constables and commissioners will take decisions about the number of armed officers required in their force. These officers are carefully selected and I am confident in their ability to protect the public.
14 Jan 2016
The National Police Chiefs' Council has responded today's report by the Women and Equalities Committee on Transgender Equality. NPCC lead,Chief Consatble Jane Sawyers gave evidence to the orignal inquiry on issues relating to policing - where she discussed the importance of officer training, engagement with the transgender community and the challenges posed by hate crime online.