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The Strategic Policing Requirement: An inspection of the arrangements that police forces have in place to meet the Strategic Policing Requirement

Publication  —  National report  — 

The Strategic Policing Requirement: An inspection of the arrangements that police forces have in place to meet the Strategic Policing Requirement Summary This inspection examined how well police forces have established the arrangements that the Strategic Policing Requirement requires them to have in place to counter a number of specified threats to national security and

Cheshire Constabulary – review of burglary dwelling investigations

Publication  —  Police and Crime Commissioners  — 

Cheshire Constabulary – review of burglary dwelling investigations Summary A report by HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), which reviewed burglary dwelling investigations by Cheshire Constabulary, has found clear evidence that staff at all ranks are committed to tackling burglary dwelling. The review, which was commissioned by the police and crime commissioner (PCC) for Cheshire, found

HMIC inspection programme 2014/15

Publication  —  Business Plans  — 

Summary The document sets out HMIC’s inspection programme and resources for the year ahead. Get the document HMIC inspection programme 2014/15 To help forces with planning, we have produced an interim inspection schedule for the period of March 2014 to June 2015. Please note: The schedule for the first two quarters of 2014/15 is in

State of policing: the annual assessment of policing in England and Wales 2012/13

Publication  —  Annual reports  — 

State of policing: the annual assessment of policing in England and Wales 2012/13 Summary The Police Act 1996, requires Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary to report each year on his assessment of the efficiency and effectiveness of policing in England and Wales. The assessment covers the full breadth of policing work inspected by HMIC

Everyone's business: Improving the police response to domestic abuse

Publication  —  Domestic abuse  — 

In September 2013, HMIC was commissioned by the Home Secretary to inspect the police response to domestic violence and abuse. This report found that, while most forces and police and crime commissioners said domestic abuse is a priority, this isn’t being translated into an operational reality.

Policing in austerity: Rising to the challenge – Compendium

Publication  — 

Following a full review of findings from the 2013 inspection, Policing in austerity: Rising to the Challenge, HMIC has produced this compendium, which brings together interesting, practical examples of how forces are approaching the budget reductions.

Would they actually have believed me?

Publication  —  Child protection  — 

NSPCC report ‘Would they actually have believed me?’ A focus group exploration of the underreporting of crimes by Jimmy Savile In March 2013, HMIC published, ‘Mistakes were made’ our review into the allegations and intelligence material concerned Jimmy Savile between 1964 and 2012. In this report we acknowledged “serious concerns about the number of victims

Thames Valley – Joint inspection of police custody suites

Publication  —  Custody suites  — 

Summary This report is one of a series on police custody inspections carried out jointly by HMIC and HMI Prisons. The inspections look at strategy, treatment and conditions, individual rights and health care. They also make a key contribution to the United Kingdom’s response to its international obligation to ensure regular and independent inspection of

Barnet - Joint inspection of police custody suites

Publication  —  Custody suites  — 

Summary This report is one of a series on police custody inspections carried out jointly by HMIC and HMI Prisons. The inspections look at strategy, treatment and conditions, individual rights and health care. They also make a key contribution to the United Kingdom’s response to its international obligation to ensure regular and independent inspection of

Camden - Joint inspection of police custody suites

Publication  —  Custody suites  — 

Summary This report is one of a series on police custody inspections carried out jointly by HMIC and HMI Prisons. The inspections look at strategy, treatment and conditions, individual rights and health care. They also make a key contribution to the United Kingdom’s response to its international obligation to ensure regular and independent inspection of