26 November 2017

College media mentions in the last seven days

There have been a number of media articles referencing the College over the last week. Here is a summary of the coverage:

​Over the weekend:

Violent crimes dealt with by apologyGet Surrey (website), Hull Daily Mail
Police figures reveal that 13 violent crimes led only to an apology. 

Friday, 24 November:

Cumbria police to tackle 'controlling behaviour' using new laws – North West Evening Mail
Cumbria Constabulary officers used the new law on controlling or coercive behaviour in an intimate relationship to charge four people in the county last year.
David Tucker, crime lead at the College of Policing, said: "The current way we do risk assessment doesn't take enough account of the course of behaviour that runs up to the moment the police are normally called," he told the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.
"We, as police, will often deal with what is presented in front of us, but with coercive and controlling behaviour you have to spend more time asking questions, to slowly find out about what could have gone on over years."

Wednesday, 22 November:

Councillors' debate plans for homes on police college site in Harrogate - The Yorkshire Post
The site, which is on land off Yew Tree Lane in Harrogate, and was formerly a NPIA training college. That agency was dissolved in October 2013, with the newly formed College of Policing taking over much of its work.

Tuesday, 21 November:

Latest civil service & public affairs moves - Civil Service World
Millie Banerjee appointed as chair.

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