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Action Counters Terrorism: Report suspicious activity and behaviour

Action Counters Terrorism: Report suspicious activity and behaviour

NaCTSO urges the public to help the police tackle terrorism and save lives by reporting suspicious behaviour and activity.

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New members appointed to Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group

New members appointed to Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group

Seven experts take up positions on the ethics group.

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Extremism Commissioner confirms plans for 2018

Extremism Commissioner confirms plans for 2018

Sara Khan has shared her plans for engagement, a study and recommendations.

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Novichok nerve agent use in Salisbury: UK government response

Novichok nerve agent use in Salisbury: UK government response

This page sets out the government's response to the Salisbury incident, where a military-grade nerve agent was deployed in the UK on 4 March 2018.

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Industry Self Delivery enters a new phase

Industry Self Delivery enters a new phase

NaCTSO to launch ACT Awareness eLearning in April 2018.

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Home Secretary praises first responders and emergency services

Home Secretary praises first responders and emergency services

The Home Secretary was in Salisbury to hear from police, hospital staff and the local community.

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CNC secure prestigious Counter Terror Policing Award at national event

CNC secure prestigious Counter Terror Policing Award at national event

The Civil Nuclear Constabulary were the proud winners of the Counter Terror Policing Award at the annual Security and Counter Terror Exhibition at Olympia on Tuesday.

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Government takes action to tackle domestic abuse

Government takes action to tackle domestic abuse

The government has launched a consultation on domestic abuse, seeking new laws and stronger powers to protect and support survivors.

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Home Office announces new round of funding to tackle knife crime

Home Office announces new round of funding to tackle knife crime

New funding has been secured to help communities work with young people and prevent them from being drawn into knife crime, Minister Victoria Atkins announces today.

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Government launches Trusted Relationships Fund

Government launches Trusted Relationships Fund

The Home Office has launched a £13 million fund to help foster relationships between frontline professionals and young people at risk of sexual exploitation.

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Emergency Services Network reaches new milestone

Emergency Services Network reaches new milestone

The new 4G Emergency Services Network (ESN) system has achieved its first successful demonstration over a live public mobile network.

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UK ranked 8th least corrupt country in the world

UK ranked 8th least corrupt country in the world

Transparency International has ranked the UK as one of the 8th least corrupt countries in the world, following increased action to tackle corruption both at home and abroad.

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Minister launches Online CSE threat assessment

Minister launches Online CSE threat assessment

Minister for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability launches the 2018 Global Threat Assessment into online child sexual exploitation

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New member appointed to the Police and National Crime Agency Remuneration Review Bodies

New member appointed to the Police and National Crime Agency Remuneration Review Bodies

Professor Monojit Chatterji has been appointed by the Home Secretary as a member of the Police and National Crime Agency Remuneration Review Bodies

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Counter terror policing awarded funds for Parsons Green response

Counter terror policing awarded funds for Parsons Green response

Counter-terrorism police will receive an additional £4 million this year to cover the costs arising from the Parsons Green attack.

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Police and National Crime Agency remuneration review bodies   chair and members

Police and National Crime Agency remuneration review bodies chair and members

Apply to become a chair or member of the Police and National Crime Agency remuneration review bodies.

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Government publishes police reserves to increase transparency

Government publishes police reserves to increase transparency

The Home Office is today (Wednesday 31 January) publishing details of the amount of financial reserves held by the police since 2011.

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Government publishes police reserves to increase transparency

Government publishes police reserves to increase transparency

The Home Office is today (Wednesday 31 January) publishing details of the amount of financial reserves held by the police since 2011.

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Continuing cuts to forensic science threaten criminal justice

Continuing cuts to forensic science threaten criminal justice

Falling prices and continuing cuts to funding for forensic science work are eating into essential services, the Forensic Science Regulator has warned in her annual report.

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Eboracum UK Ltd first private security firm to gain SCC’s independent certification

Eboracum UK Ltd first private security firm to gain SCC’s independent certification

York based Eboracum UK Ltd’s use of body-worn cameras has received independent certification of the Secretary of State’s surveillance camera code of practice.

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Interested parties invited to provide information on protests outside abortion clinics

Interested parties invited to provide information on protests outside abortion clinics

The Home Office is seeking views from interested parties about alleged harassment and intimidating behaviour near abortion clinics in England and Wales.

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Policing minister listens to first hand experience at police wellbeing roundtable

Policing minister listens to first hand experience at police wellbeing roundtable

Police leaders and health experts discuss how to best support welfare of officers and staff.

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Independent Office for Police Conduct launches today

Independent Office for Police Conduct launches today

The IOPC is replacing the IPCC’s commission with a Director General, Michael Lockwood, taking up his role today.

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Government announces plans to extend pub opening hours for Royal Wedding

Government announces plans to extend pub opening hours for Royal Wedding

Pubs, clubs, bars and other licensed premises could be allowed to stay open and sell alcohol on the premises later to celebrate the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in May under plans announced by the Home Secretary today.

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Retailers and academics join government effort to tackle acid attacks

Retailers and academics join government effort to tackle acid attacks

Some of the country’s largest retailers and independent business leaders have pledged not to sell the most harmful corrosive substances to those under 18.

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Fishing boat skipper gets suspended sentence for running his vessel aground off Plymouth

Fishing boat skipper gets suspended sentence for running his vessel aground off Plymouth

A fisherman with over 40 years experience has been sentenced to four months in prison, suspended for two years after pleading guilty to offences under the Merchant Shipping Act.

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The Attorney General Jeremy Wright QC MP: Economic crime

The Attorney General Jeremy Wright QC MP: Economic crime

Attorney General Jeremy Wright on economic crime and the Serious Fraud Office

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Home Office writes to interested parties on air weapon regulation

Home Office writes to interested parties on air weapon regulation

The air weapons review was announced in October by Minister for Policing and the Fire Service, Nick Hurd.

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Metal theft falls after introduction of Scrap Metal Dealers Act

Metal theft falls after introduction of Scrap Metal Dealers Act

A review into the Scrap Metal Dealers Act has found the number of thefts fell by more than three quarters in 4 years.

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DAC D’Orsi meets with representatives from cities affected by terrorism to share collective experience

DAC D’Orsi meets with representatives from cities affected by terrorism to share collective experience

THE UK’s Policing lead for Protective Security, Deputy Assistant Commissioner Lucy D’Orsi, has called for private companies and the commercial sector to buy-in to a ‘Protect Duty’ and work with police and partners to help to keep the public safe.

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Cabinet Office issues an Invitation to Tender for a fraud prevention and detection managed service

Cabinet Office issues an Invitation to Tender for a fraud prevention and detection managed service

The Invitation to Tender is for the procurement of a service delivering all aspects of the National Fraud Initiative.

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Ben Wallace meets Tunisian Minister at the Home Office

Ben Wallace meets Tunisian Minister at the Home Office

Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP met Mr Mehdi Ben Gharbia to discuss counter-terrorism.

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Review into harassment and intimidation near abortion clinics

Review into harassment and intimidation near abortion clinics

The Home Secretary has today ordered an in-depth assessment of protests outside abortion clinics following concerns about the tactics of some protesters.

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd appoints Millie Banerjee as new College of Policing Chair

Home Secretary Amber Rudd appoints Millie Banerjee as new College of Policing Chair

Millie Banerjee takes over on a permanent basis as chair of the college.

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Dr Gillian Tully reappointed in key role for setting standards for forensic science

Dr Gillian Tully reappointed in key role for setting standards for forensic science

The Home Office has today (14 November) announced the reappointment of Dr Gillian Tully as Forensic Science Regulator.

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Forthcoming consultation on our response to the CJEU judgment on data retention

Forthcoming consultation on our response to the CJEU judgment on data retention

We will shortly launch a public consultation on the government’s response to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) judgment on data retention.

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Chair's speech marks Parole Board's 50th Anniversary and looks at the future for parole

Chair's speech marks Parole Board's 50th Anniversary and looks at the future for parole

Nick Hardwick, Chair of the Parole Board, gave a speech looking at the "past, present and future of parole" at event marking the organisation's 50th Anniversary

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The 2016 National DNA Database Ethics Group annual report has been published

The 2016 National DNA Database Ethics Group annual report has been published

The 2016 annual report of the National DNA Database Ethics Group (NDNADEG) was published on 30 October 2017.

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Modern slavery victims to receive longer period of support

Modern slavery victims to receive longer period of support

Home Office announces reforms to National Referral Mechanism, including trebling 'move on' support and expert advocates for child trafficking victims.

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UK leads the way on crackdown of illicit financing

UK leads the way on crackdown of illicit financing

New information will help organisations protect themselves against illicit financing, making it harder for terrorists and criminals to move money through the UK.

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Home Office consults on using body worn video for police interviews

Home Office consults on using body worn video for police interviews

Changes will mean suspects are interviewed at the scene of a crime, saving officers time and freeing them up for other duties.

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First director general appointed to lead new Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC)

First director general appointed to lead new Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC)

Harrow Council chief executive Michael Lockwood has today (20 October) been confirmed as the first director general of the new Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).

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Baroness Williams speech to National Black Police Association

Baroness Williams speech to National Black Police Association

Minister addresses the conference on the topic of diversity in policing and tackling hate crime.

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Anti Slavery Day 2017

Anti Slavery Day 2017

Statement from International Development Secretary Priti Patel on Anti-Slavery Day

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Modern Slavery Taskforce agrees new measures to support victims

Modern Slavery Taskforce agrees new measures to support victims

Home Secretary Amber Rudd announces new measures to improve identification and support for victims of modern slavery.

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