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National Police Chiefs’ Council Lead for Crime Recording & Statistics, Chief Constable Bill Skelly said: “Over the last decade the Crime Survey of England and Wales has shown falling levels of crime. Statistics released today show that trend has now halted, as well as showing a...

18 October 2018 | 13:49 APCC Performance lead, Matthew Scott said: “In response to scrutiny, police forces up and down the country have been improving how they record crime, which is good news for victims. “However, a knock-on effect of improved recording practices is that published raw data...

18 October 2018 To mark World Menopause Day, 18 October 2018, the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) has today launched its first national survey entitled “EveryonePause” to address an important issue that affects the entire workforce – the menopause.Menopause can affect both men and...

18 October 2018 Chair John Apter The news that knife crime is again at an all-time high is ‘deeply depressing’, according to the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW), not least because so much more could be done to tackle it. Official figures released today show that...

18 October 2018 PFEW Chair John Apter Government cuts have resulted in Roads Policing Officers being unable to focus on keeping road-users safe because they are increasingly being used to plug the gaps in emergency response teams as demand continues to outstrip capacity. That is the message from the...

National Police Chiefs’ Council Lead for Hate Crime, Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton said: “People should be able live their lives free of harassment and fear.  It is likely that the majority of the increase in police recorded hate crime is down to more victims reporting...