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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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The Chancellor is right when he says that we protect the public and he has therefore protected police budgets

We are delighted on behalf of the public with the announcement made by the Chancellor that police budgets will not be cut over the course of this Parliament.

Sara Thornton's speech to the joint NPCC and APCC conference in full

A very warm welcome to all conference delegates, to my colleagues, to the Police and Crime Commissioners, to our partners in industry, our media guests and all those who care enough about policing to commit the next two days to our conference. The challenges facing policing are daunting.  We need the collective wisdom of this broad group if we are going to tackle them effectively.

More to be done to prevent child sexual abuse

National Police Chiefs' Council Lead for Child Protection and Abuse Investigation, Simon Bailey says police have been dealing with the 'tip of the iceberg'