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The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) helps the police cut crime and keep the public safe by joining up the operational response to the most serious and strategic threats. Focusing on operational delivery and developing national approaches on issues such as finance, technology and human resources, we work closely with the College of Policing, which is responsible for developing professional standards.

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Serious and organised crime gangs still involved in cannabis cultivation

A National Police Chiefs’ Council profile of commercial cannabis cultivation in the UK shows the illicit industry has maintained its links to organised crime with vulnerable people being exploited.


Ensuring that specialist capabilities like the ROCUs provide best value for money is a priority for the NPCC

As Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) releases an assessment of Regional Organised Crime Units, the NPCC is starting a programme to develop specialist capabilities on a shared basis and next week we be holding a summit work through these issues with all chiefs, Police and Crime Commissioners and the Home Secretary

Keep our roads safe this Christmas

Today marks the launch of the National Police Chiefs’ Council drink and drug driving campaign that will see officers across the country out in force to keep the roads safe for everyone this Christmas. Thousands of tests will take place at all times of the day and night to catch those who pose a huge risk to themselves and other road users.