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In January 2020, we revisited Avon and Somerset Constabulary and South Yorkshire Police to follow up on previous crime data integrity inspections. Today we’ve published the letters we sent to each police force setting out what we found.

News article  —  Avon and Somerset, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, City of London, Cleveland, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Devon and Cornwall, Dorset, Durham, Dyfed-Powys, Essex, Gloucestershire, Greater Manchester, Gwent, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Humberside, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Merseyside, Metropolitan, Norfolk, North Wales, North Yorkshire, Northamptonshire, Northumbria, Nottinghamshire, South Wales, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Thames Valley, Warwickshire, West Mercia, West Midlands, West Yorkshire, Wiltshire  — 

Collaboration between police forces when done well can save money, reduce bureaucracy and improve efficiency and effectiveness. However, too many police collaborations are failing, or not giving the results they should. This is costing forces money, time and effort, we said in a report published today.

News article  —  Avon and Somerset, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, City of London, Cleveland, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Devon and Cornwall, Dorset, Durham, Dyfed-Powys, Essex, Gloucestershire, Greater Manchester, Gwent, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Humberside, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Merseyside, Metropolitan, Norfolk, North Wales, North Yorkshire, Northamptonshire, Northumbria, Nottinghamshire, South Wales, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Thames Valley, Warwickshire, West Mercia, West Midlands, West Yorkshire, Wiltshire  — 

The importance of how roads in England and Wales are policed has diminished, according to a report by HMICFRS.

News article  —  National Crime Agency  — 

Today we published the findings of our inspection of the National Crime Agency’s criminal intelligence function.

News article  —  Avon and Somerset, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, City of London, Cleveland, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Devon and Cornwall, Dorset, Durham, Dyfed-Powys, Essex, Gloucestershire, Greater Manchester, Gwent, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Humberside, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Merseyside, Metropolitan, Norfolk, North Wales, North Yorkshire, Northamptonshire, Northumbria, Nottinghamshire, South Wales, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Thames Valley, Warwickshire, West Mercia, West Midlands, West Yorkshire, Wiltshire  — 

On 18 March 2020, HMICFRS suspended all inspection work requiring contributions from police forces and fire and rescue services, to enable them to focus on their vital work in response to COVID-19. We are now planning to resume appreciable inspection activity, with a focus on supporting fire and rescue, policing and the criminal justice system as they continue to respond to the pandemic.

News article  —  Gwent  — 

As part of a rolling programme of child protection inspections of all police forces in England and Wales, HMICFRS published an initial report in February 2019, on the child protection work of Gwent Police. This found that, despite a clear commitment to protecting children, there were areas of concern that meant children were not receiving the service they deserve.

News article  —  City of London  — 

City of London Police is committed to keeping children safe from harm, according to a new report by HMICFRS. However, the force needs to implement several improvements before it can provide a truly consistent service.

News article  —  Avon and Somerset, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, City of London, Cleveland, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Devon and Cornwall, Dorset, Durham, Dyfed-Powys, Essex, Gloucestershire, Greater Manchester, Gwent, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Humberside, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Merseyside, Metropolitan, Norfolk, North Wales, North Yorkshire, Northamptonshire, Northumbria, Nottinghamshire, South Wales, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Thames Valley, Warwickshire, West Mercia, West Midlands, West Yorkshire, Wiltshire  — 

Police control rooms are in danger of being overwhelmed by the ever rising and increasingly more complex demands they face, HMICFRS has warned.

News article  —  Avon and Somerset, Bedfordshire, British Transport Police, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, City of London, Civil Nuclear Constabulary, Cleveland, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Devon and Cornwall, Dorset, Durham, Dyfed-Powys, Essex, Gloucestershire, Greater Manchester, Gwent, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Humberside, Isle of Man Constabulary, Jersey, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Merseyside, Metropolitan, MOD Police, National Crime Agency, Norfolk, North Wales, North Yorkshire, Northamptonshire, Northumbria, Nottinghamshire, Police Service of Northern Ireland, South Wales, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Thames Valley, Warwickshire, West Mercia, West Midlands, West Yorkshire, Wiltshire  — 

Chief Inspector of Constabulary: 43-force model needs reform; police need secure investment conditions to get ahead of crime; Home office hands-on policy necessary for efficiency

News article  —  Leicestershire  — 

Leicestershire Police was assessed by criminal justice inspectors as treating individuals in custody with respect, showing good understanding of the wide range of diverse needs of those held in its suites.

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