Building the picture: an inspection of police information management

Summary

In March 2013, HMIC published “Mistakes were made” HMIC’s review into allegations and intelligence material concerning Jimmy Savile between 1964 and 2012. The report concluded that mistakes had been made in the handling of information and allegations into sexual abuse, and committed to a further review of information management practices.

HMIC therefore conducted a review of the business processes which police forces in England and Wales use to collect, record, process, evaluate and share information. This report sets out our findings.

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National report

Building the picture: an inspection of police information management (PDF document)

Force reports

Building the picture – an inspection of Cambridgeshire Constabulary (PDF document)

Building the picture – an inspection of Dyfed-Powys Police (PDF document)

Creu’r Darlun: Archwiliad o reolaeth gwybodaeth yr heddlu – Heddlu Dyfed-Powys (PDF document)

Building the picture – an inspection of Hampshire Constabulary (PDF document)

Building the picture – an inspection of Humberside Police (PDF document)

Building the picture – an inspection of Lancashire Constabulary (PDF document)

Building the picture – an inspection of Lincolnshire Police (PDF document)

Building the picture – an inspection of Merseyside Police (PDF document)

Building the picture – an inspection of the Metropolitan Police Service (PDF document)

Building the picture – an inspection of North Yorkshire Police (PDF document)

Building the picture – an inspection of Nottinghamshire Police (PDF document)

Building the picture – an inspection of Surrey Police (PDF document)

Building the picture – an inspection of Sussex Police (PDF document) – Introduction on p. 3 updated and recommendations to College of Policing on p. 12 – 13 aligned with the thematic report on 28 July 2015

Building the picture – an inspection of West Yorkshire Police (PDF document)

Get the press release

The police service must reassess their approach to child protection – or risk failing a new generation of children

Please note: this press release refers to three reports published together on 02 July 2015

Get the police and crime commissioners’ responses to the report

Dorset police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Building the picture’ (PDF document)

Dyfed-Powys police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Building the picture’

Lancashire police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Building the picture’ (PDF document)

Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime response to ‘Building the picture’

Merseyside police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Building the picture’ (PDF document)

Nottinghamshire police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Building the picture’ (PDF document)

Surrey police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Building the picture’ (PDF document)

Sussex police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Building the picture’ (PDF document)

Thames Valley police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Building the picture’ (PDF document)

West Mercia police and crime commissioner’s response to ‘Building the picture’ (PDF document)

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