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.
NPCC response to Home Affairs Committee report on prostitution
Chief officers have responded to the Home Affairs Select Committee interim report on prostitution, emphasising the importance of a proportionate and risk-based response. Sex workers must be understood as a vulnerable group within society.
Sara Thornton Blog: Unity and respect needed, not hate crime - 30 June 2016
As the country grapples with the outcome of the EU referendum, there are clearly very different views on the outcome of the vote and what it means for the UK’s future. That we are moving into a period of unprecedented change is undisputed.
We will have no tolerance for hate crime or abuse of any kind
Victims and those feeling vulnerable will receive support from the police and offenders can expect a strong response and enhanced sentencing.