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Harry Roberts parole decision: Police should be able to feel legal system and society treat attacks on them seriously

ACPO Vice-President, Sir Peter Fahy, has responded to today's decision by the Parole Board to permit the release of Harry Roberts, who murdered three police officers in 1966.

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1 day ago

Police support better access to health-based safe places for those experiencing mental illness

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has today called for urgent action to improve access to, and the operation of, safe places in health-based settings for people suffering from mental ill health.

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2 days ago

Police are working tirelessly to end modern slavery

National Policing Lead on Modern Slavery, Chief Constable Shaun Sawyer has been speaking to mark Anti-Slavery Day today (October 18)

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7 days ago

Update on ACPO future

At Chief Constables’ Council on October 17, chief constables took key decisions on the development of a new body that will coordinate operational policing at the national level

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7 days ago

Survey shows crime is falling and victims of sexual offences now have more confidence to report

The Crime Survey of England and Wales released today shows that overall crime has reduced by 16% in the last year and that public confidence to report certain crimes, such as sexual offences, has increased.

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8 days ago

Bail proposals 'a very positive step'

National Policing Lead on Bail, Assistant Chief Constable Alison Roome-Gifford, has welcomed today's announcement by the Home Secretary of a Home Office consultation on a time limit on police bail and a College of Policing review of the whole issue of bail.

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9 days ago

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