The Police Foundation have released a new report looking at what can be done to help “turn the tide” on online Child Sexual Abuse (CSA). The report also includes recommendations for law enforcement agencies.
Chief Constables of all police forces in England and Wales have today (14th July) pledged their support for the Police Covenant which was recently enshrined in law as one of the new measures of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act.
The Police Race Action Plan released by National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) and the College of Policing sets out the commitment of Chief Constables in England and Wales to become an anti-racist police service and to explain or reform race disparities.
The plan will now be subject to further independent scrutiny with the public, police officers and staff and experts invited to share their views before it is finalised in December 2022.
People using the internet to abuse children have been warned that they will be caught, with police revealing that the work of covert online officers has led to more than 1,300 arrests in England and Wales over the past year.