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#020/2012 Police custody in Bromley – well organised Police custody provision in Bromley was generally positive, said Nick Hardwick, Chief Inspector of Prisons, and Dru Sharpling, HM Inspector of Constabulary, publishing the report of an unannounced inspection. The inspection was part of a national programme of joint inspections of police custody. It looked at the

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#022/2012 – Restorative justice offers benefits to victims, offenders and communities, and take-up is increasing – but more consistency is needed Restorative justice is being used effectively in all areas of the criminal justice system – but patchy take-up and inconsistent application mean that not all victims, offenders and communities are able to access the

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#021/2012 Police custody in Lewisham – clearly improved Police custody provision in Lewisham had seen significant improvements in the recent past but further improvements could be made, said Nick Hardwick, Chief Inspector of Prisons, and Dru Sharpling, HM Inspector of Constabulary, publishing the report of an unannounced inspection. The inspection was part of a national

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Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary, Sir Denis O’Connor presented his valedictory lecture this evening to the Policy Exchange. The lecture, entitled ‘The Importance of a Plan to Win’, is available to download below. Download the written speech (not as delivered) (PDF, 329KB, new window) (PDF document)

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#019/2012 Police custody in Greater Manchester – firm foundations for improvements in place, but still more to do Police custody provision in Greater Manchester was heading in the right direction but there were some significant concerns, said Nick Hardwick, Chief Inspector of Prisons, and Dru Sharpling, HM Inspector of Constabulary, publishing the report of an

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#018/2012 Police custody in Norfolk and Suffolk – joint working ‘strikingly successful’ Police custody provision in Norfolk and Suffolk was exemplary, said Nick Hardwick, Chief Inspector of Prisons, and Dru Sharpling, HM Inspector of Constabulary, publishing the report of an unannounced inspection. The inspection was part of a national programme of joint inspections of police custody. It looked

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On 15 November 2012, elections for police and crime commissioners (PCCs) will be held across England and Wales. PCCs will hold chief constables to account for policing in their force area on behalf of the public. New police and crime panels will scrutinise the actions and decisions of each PCC and make sure information is

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HMIC has today published the Business Plan for 2012/13, following consultation with stakeholders and the public. Alongside the Business Plan we have also published a document setting out our new approach to monitoring forces in England and Wales.

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#017/2012 A major step forward for children’s inspections Proposals for a multi-agency inspection programme for the protection of children and a separate inspection for looked after children and care leavers Radical proposals for a new approach to the inspection of child protection services are being published today. Ofsted, the Care Quality Commission, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate

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#016/2012 – Forces have risen to the finance challenge, but HMIC has some concerns regarding sustainability Police forces have risen to the financial challenge, cutting their spending while largely maintaining the service they provide the public; but HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) has some concerns about how long this will last, as there are gaps

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