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Publication  —  Force management statement  — 

A force management statement (FMS) is a self-assessment that chief constables (and London equivalents) prepare and submit to HMICFRS each year. These are the observations of the FMS steering group on the second round of statements.

Publication  —  County lines  — 

HMICFRS inspected how county lines drug trafficking is dealt with at local, regional and national levels. We concentrated on how the police and National Crime Agency identify and treat children and other vulnerable people involved in county lines offending.

Publication  —  Child protection, Joint inspection  — 

Between 18 November 2019 and 22 November 2019, Ofsted, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), HMI Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) and HMI Probation (HMI Prob) carried out a joint inspection of the multi-agency response to ‘front door’ services, evaluating all forms of abuse, neglect and exploitation, as well as an evaluation of the responses to children’s mental health in Plymouth.

Publication  —  Crime recording, Data  — 

During our Derbyshire Constabulary Crime Data Integrity inspection, in December 2018, we identified a cause of concern about crime recording arrangements. We revisited Derbyshire in October 2019 to complete an audit of incident records.

Publication  —  Crime recording  — 

In November 2015, HMICFRS announced that it would inspect forces’ crime-recording practices in a rolling programme of every force in England and Wales. This rolling programme will be completed over a period of several years and will report on the progress made by forces since the 2014 crime data integrity inspection. This report sets out the findings of an inspection of Norfolk Constabulary.

Publication  —  Crime recording  — 

In November 2015, HMICFRS announced that it would inspect forces’ crime-recording practices in a rolling programme of every force in England and Wales. This rolling programme will be completed over a period of several years and will report on the progress made by forces since the 2014 crime data integrity inspection. This report sets out the findings of an inspection of Suffolk Constabulary.

Publication  —  Force management statement  — 

A force management statement (FMS) is a self-assessment that chief constables (and London equivalents) prepare and submit to HMICFRS each year. This document provides updated guidance for the third round of FMSs.

Publication  —  Child protection, Joint inspection, Mental health  — 

Between 23 and 27 September 2019, Ofsted, the Care Quality Commission, HMI Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services and HMI Probation carried out a joint inspection of the multi-agency response to abuse and neglect in Sefton.

Publication  —  Child protection, Joint inspection, Mental health  — 

Between 14 and 18 October 2019, Ofsted, the Care Quality Commission, HMI Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services and HMI Probation carried out a joint inspection of the multi-agency response to children’s mental health in Milton Keynes.

Publication  —  Cyber  — 

HMICFRS inspected how the police and the National Crime Agency deal with the threat presented by cyber-dependent crime and the wide range of criminals that commit it.

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