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Publication  —  Modern slavery, Super-complaint  — 

On 31 May 2019 Hestia made a super-complaint to HMICFRS. This super-complaint is about the policies and practices of all police forces in England and Wales with respect to the standard of support that victims of modern slavery receive. 

Publication  —  Letter, Revisit  — 

During our inspection of West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) in the week of 26 November 2018, we identified a cause of concern about the management and oversight of the safe and well visit process and the effectiveness of its risk-based inspection programme.

Publication  —  Thematic inspection  — 

HMICFRS was commissioned to examine how Police Service Northern Ireland (PSNI) handled the funeral of Bobby Storey.

Publication  —  Letter, Revisit  — 

During our inspection of Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) in the week of 24 June 2019 we identified a cause of concern about how the service maintains the fitness requirements of its operational staff.

Publication  —  Accelerated cause of concern, Crime recording  — 

This accelerated cause of concern has been issued to Dyfed-Powys Police because the force is too often failing to record reported crimes, and has failed to make improvements.

Publication  —  COVID-19  — 

In July, we announced our intention to inspect the police response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our inspection took a snapshot of policing and assessed what happened from March to November 2020.

Publication  —  COVID-19, Custody suites  — 

In March 2020, we suspended all inspection work so that police forces, and fire and rescue services could focus on responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Publication  —  Consultations  — 

This document provides details of our proposed programme of policing inspections for 2021/22.

Publication  —  Letter  — 

The Minister of Justice Northern Ireland wrote to HMI Matt Parr to commission an inspection of the efficiency and effectiveness of the PSNI, in line with the requirements of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 1998.

Publication  —  Letter  — 

The Home Secretary wrote to Sir Thomas Winsor to commission an a thematic inspection into police handling of female victims of crime and engagement with women and girls.

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