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CT Summer Security

CT Summer Security

Staff at the UK’s biggest summer events are to be trained in how to react in the event of a terrorist incident as part of Counter Terrorism Policing’s second annual ‘Summer Security’ campaign.

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Quality in forensic science: an approach for the whole criminal justice system

Quality in forensic science: an approach for the whole criminal justice system

Forensic Science Regulator Dr Gillian Tully has called on all parts of the criminal justice system to make sure standards in forensic science are met.

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Independent Anti Slavery Commissioner Kevin Hyland to step down

Independent Anti Slavery Commissioner Kevin Hyland to step down

Kevin Hyland has announced his intention to step down as the UK’s Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner.

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Call to Action – Step Change Programme

Call to Action – Step Change Programme

Important information and a call to stakeholders within the business community to participate in the National CT Step-Change Programme

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Updated Fire and Rescue National Framework for England

Updated Fire and Rescue National Framework for England

The Home Office has published a revised Fire and Rescue National Framework for England, embedding the government’s fire reform agenda, alongside provisions in the Policing and Crime Act 2017.

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Security Ministers commit to tackling modern slavery worldwide

Security Ministers commit to tackling modern slavery worldwide

Ministers from the G7 have agreed to nine commitments aimed at protecting the most vulnerable from trafficking and forced labour.

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Polish pair punished for operating fake online pharmacy

Polish pair punished for operating fake online pharmacy

A couple from Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, were sentenced at Northampton Crown Court yesterday for possession with intent to supply unlicensed medicinal products and Class C controlled drugs in the UK.

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New taskforce to take action against violent crime

New taskforce to take action against violent crime

Home Secretary announces membership of new cross-party taskforce to take action against violent crime.

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Protective Security Management Systems

Protective Security Management Systems

Guidance to help raise the profile and importance of security at all levels across your organisation.

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Home Secretary announces measures to combat child sexual exploitation

Home Secretary announces measures to combat child sexual exploitation

Today the Home Secretary Amber Rudd will announce nearly £2.6 million of funding towards tackling child sexual exploitation in the UK and across the globe.

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ACT Awareness eLearning

ACT Awareness eLearning

ACT Awareness eLearning is a new CT awareness product designed for all UK based companies and organisations.

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New director for Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme

New director for Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme

Bryan Clark replaces Gordon Shipley, who spent 5 years as Programme Director.

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Northamptonshire PCC to take on responsibility of fire and rescue service

Northamptonshire PCC to take on responsibility of fire and rescue service

The Home Secretary decided that the proposal was in the interests of economy, efficiency and effectiveness.

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Home Secretary announces law enforcement crackdown on dark web

Home Secretary announces law enforcement crackdown on dark web

The Home Secretary today launched a crackdown on criminals who exploit the dark web.

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Biometric annual report 2017: update

Biometric annual report 2017: update

The Biometrics Commissioner has now presented his annual report for 2017 to the Home Secretary, under section 21 of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (PoFA).

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Home Secretary's Hillsborough advisor to step down

Home Secretary's Hillsborough advisor to step down

Prime Minister and Home Secretary express gratitude to Bishop James Jones.

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Home Office funds University of Bristol research into prostitution

Home Office funds University of Bristol research into prostitution

The research will help the government and law enforcement better understand the nature and prevalence of sex work in England and Wales.

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Home Office funds University of Bristol research into prostitution

Home Office funds University of Bristol research into prostitution

The research will help the government and law enforcement better understand the nature and prevalence of sex work in England and Wales.

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Home office seeks partners to deliver its super complaints system

Home office seeks partners to deliver its super complaints system

Charities and groups have been informed today how they can play a vital role in the super-complaints system to further improve accountability of police forces.

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Three more PCCs to take on responsibility of local fire and rescue services

Three more PCCs to take on responsibility of local fire and rescue services

The PCCs will take on responsibility for local fire and rescue services, becoming police, fire and crime commissioners for their respective areas the Home Secretary announced.

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Home Office launches anti knife crime campaign

Home Office launches anti knife crime campaign

New #knifefree campaign challenges perceptions that carrying a knife is normal

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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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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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