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29 January 2019 Anthony Bangham, roads policing lead for the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) Putting police officers back on the roads in significant numbers is essential for saving lives, the country’s top roads policing officer has said. Chief Constable Anthony Bangham, roads policing lead for the National...

28 January 2019 PC Joe Harrington As the BBC prepares to highlight ‘farcical’ police misconduct investigations, Federation Conduct Lead Phill Matthews explains why we are pushing for a statutory time limit, arguing the current process is unfair, unaccountable and inhumane.A couple of weeks ago we saw the...

Responding to the statistics Chief Constable Bill Skelly, National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) lead for Crime Recording and Statistics, said: “While changes to how police record crime and increased reporting explain some of the increases in police recorded crime in England and Wales, there are...

24 January 2019 National Chair John Apter The Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) has welcomed the news that its application to lodge a judicial review (JR) has been accepted. A hearing is likely to be heard in the summer. John Apter, National Chair of PFEW, said...

NPCC lead for Domestic Abuse, Deputy Chief Constable Louisa Rolfe said: “I welcome the broad range of measures within the draft bill because policing alone cannot solve domestic abuse. The latest Office for National Statistics data shows forces across England and Wales responded to over one...

The government has unveiled the most comprehensive package ever to tackle domestic abuse. The landmark draft Domestic Abuse Bill has been published today (Monday 21 January), aimed at supporting victims and their families and pursuing offenders. It comes as it is revealed domestic abuse issues cost...