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.
We are committed to building a consistent, multi-agency response to missing people
Following the release of the National Crime Agency Missing Person Bureau report, 'Missing Persons Data Report 2015/2016’, Chief Constable Mike Veale highlights the work being done to develop effective, lasting solutions in order to protect the most vulnerable.
Police Chiefs' Blog: CC Sara Thornton - Chief Constables' Council October 2016
Chiefs gathered together in London in October for our quarterly council meeting. Our focus was police reform and we considered some really important issues to the future of policing.
We will not tolerate corrupt officers: it is vital that we respond swiftly and robustly to incidences of sexual misconduct
NPCC lead for professional standards says that police leaders have emphasised that abuse of powers for sexual gain has no place in policing, made changes to vetting and supervision processes, and encouraged reporting. New guidance by the College of Policing will help to ensure officers who behave inappropriately get the right sanction.