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Chief Constables' Council


Chief Constables' Council is the senior operational decision-making body for the National Police Chiefs' Council. It brings together chief constables of police forces in the United Kingdom. These include those commanding territorial police forces as well as the Chief Constable of British Transport Police; the Chief Constable of the Ministry of Defence Police; the Chief Officer of the Civil Nuclear Constabulary, the Director General for the National Crime Agency (NCA) and the Chief Executive of the College of Policing. Chief Constables’ Council meets around five times a year and is chaired by the NPCC President.

Council provides a forum for chief constables to discuss and consider issues and challenges in operational policing and; working alongside theCollege of Policing, agree national standards and common approaches. Through Council, the police service is better able to cut crime and protect the public through delivering a consistent and coherent collective response at a national level when required.

Chief Constables' Council Meeting Minutes