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A National Police Chiefs Council Spokesman said:  “Stop and search is an important power – we use it to prevent and detect crime, identify those who intend to cause harm, and disrupt serious and organised crime networks.  “When used properly it is successful in removing weapons and...

The European Enforcement Order, European Order for Payment and European Small Claims Procedure (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 - GOV.UK This instrument revokes the following three Regulations once they have become retained EU law, and variously amends and revokes related EU amending measures and domestic...

08 November 2018 Simon Kempton The news that the number of drugs seizures has fallen was predictable, and can be linked partly to falling numbers of police officers, says the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW).Home Office statistics released today show a decrease of 2% in...

Current Chair Sara Thornton will leave the post in March 2019 after serving a four year term.  Chief constables were invited to apply for the post of Chair of NPCC in October.  Assistant Commissioner Martin Hewitt applied for the post and, in accordance with election rules,...