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.
Significant reduction in retailers stocking psychoactive substances
Since the psychoactive substances act was introduced 3 months ago, forces across the country have been using new powers to significantly reduce the number of retailers and head shops stocking these substances.
Police forces are committed to ensuring value for money for the public
Following the release of the Home Office’s latest police procurement data, our finance lead believes that transparent benchmarking of procurement data is an important part of securing value for money for the public.
Tackling the criminals at the source of wholesale cannabis cultivation remains a key priority
Police forces will enforce the law involving cannabis use by using a range of options depending on the individual circumstances of the case. As always they will follow a proportionate approach signposting users to education and support services.