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National Police Coordination Centre (NPoCC) a year on

To mark NPoCC's first anniversary, Strategic Lead Stuart Williams and ACPO President Sir Hugh Orde reflect on the last 12 months and the year ahead. Other members of the team explain their roles supporting police forces deal with major incidents and events

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There's been a continuous drive by the police to reduce violent crime

Numbers of people injured in serious violence dropped by 12% in 2013 compared to 2012, according to an England and Wales study by Cardiff University

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Progress is being made on crisis support for people with mental ill health

A new map developed by the Care Quality Commission highlights worrying restrictions in access to health-based places of safety for young people experiencing a mental health crisis. National police lead for mental ill health supports the development of the map

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7 days ago

Chief constables coming together in the public interest to provide national coordination to the threats we face

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) has provided assurance that chief constables are fulfilling their responsibilities under the Strategic Policing Requirement (SPR)

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13 days ago

Chief constables need and want accurate crime data

The Public Administration Select Committee (PASC) review of recorded crime finds the vast majority of police officers joined the police in order to serve as dedicated and courageous professionals, motivated by their vocation to protect the public. However, the service has not always met the data quality the public expects

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15 days ago

Sir Hugh Orde: Williams has shown determination to modernise Federation

ACPO President Sir Hugh Orde has offered good wishes for the future to Police Federation Chairman Steve Williams and General Secretary Ian Rennie on the news of their forthcoming retirement.

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16 days ago

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