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Publication  —  Custody suites  — 

This report is one of a series on police custody inspections carried out jointly by HMIC and HMI Prisons. The inspections look at strategy, treatment and conditions, individual rights and health care. They also make a key contribution to the United Kingdom’s response to its international obligation to ensure regular and independent inspection of all places of detention.

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This report reflects the findings of an inspection of girls in the Criminal Justice System by HM Inspectorate of Probation, HM Inspectorate of Prisons, HM Inspectorate of Constabulary, Ofsted, the Care Quality Commission, Care and Social Service Inspectorate Wales.

Publication  —  Joint inspection  — 

This report sets out the findings from our inspection of both the police service’s adherence to the Achieving Best Evidence (ABE) Guidance and Crown Prosecution Service’s evidential use of the resultant ABE recorded interview.

Publication  —  Child protection  — 

This inspection examined child protection in Great Manchester Police in July 2014. It is part of a rolling programme of inspections of all police forces in England and Wales.

Publication  —  Police and Crime Commissioners  — 

In June 2014, the East Midlands PCCs asked HMIC to inspect the effectiveness and efficiency of the single counter-terrorism grant arrangement at the East Midlands Special Operations Unit. The East Midlands region comprises the police forces of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire. HMIC previously inspected the wider collaboration arrangements for these forces in 2013.

Publication  —  Custody suites  — 

This report is one of a series on police custody inspections carried out jointly by HMIC and HMI Prisons. The inspections look at strategy, treatment and conditions, individual rights and health care. They also make a key contribution to the United Kingdom’s response to its international obligation to ensure regular and independent inspection of all places of detention.

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This inspection looks at how effective police forces are at cutting crime. The public expects the police to reduce, prevent and investigate crime, bring suspects to justice and, with other services and agencies, care for victims. Victims are at the heart of this inspection and are entitled to a service from the police. This service includes regular information about their case as well as the opportunity to provide an impact statement and have their say on potential criminal justice outcomes.

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This inspection was designed to focus on the arrangements in place to ensure those working in police forces act with integrity.

Publication  —  Annual reports  — 

The Police Act 1996, requires Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary to report each year on his assessment of the efficiency and effectiveness of policing in England and Wales. The assessment covers the full breadth of policing work inspected by HMIC throughout 2012/13, and an overview of police forces in England and Wales.

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Summary This document responds to points raised about the PEEL (police effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy) 2014 assessments during the consultation we have conducted since the Home Secretary’s commission in November 2013. This includes responses to paragraphs 62-68 of the formal public consultation we ran over summer 2014 (see Annex A) on the proposed approach for