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.
Taser a highly accountable tactical option
NPCC Lead on Taser, Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu has responded to a BBC story about disproportionality in the use of Taser.
We must make sure that victims of child sexual abuse aren’t put off reporting
Following Panorama’s investigation into police investigations into non-recent child sexual abuse by parliamentarians, police remind those reporting or commenting on these cases to consider the impact on vulnerable victims or witnesses.
Police take complaints seriously but system leads to inconsistencies between forces
Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) said today, after it published the national police complaints statistics, that there remain marked differences in the way police forces across England and Wales handle complaints