Richard Bennett, Uniformed Policing Lead for the College of Policing, said: “We agree there should be no conferring before a statement is made but separation should be decided by a senior officer who is in command of an incident and will know if it is safe, necessary and practical to do so.
Officers and staff in forces across England and Wales who display leadership skills will be encouraged and supported to progress their careers, according to a new guide published by the College of Policing today.
The College of Policing will work with police leaders to develop proposals for a national hub for the development and selection of senior police leadership, in response to the findings of a chief officer appointments survey released today.
Garth Stinson, Stop and Search Lead at the College of Policing, said: “Today's report demonstrates the continued commitment of police forces to use the powers fairly, legally and professionally so that the public can continue to have confidence in the officers who protect them.
The College of Policing has published briefing materials to support forces in England and Wales preparing for significant changes to the law around pre-charge bail.
People restrained in mental health settings will get the care they need ‘rather than control’ under new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) drawn up for police and healthcare professionals.
College endorses two new alternative fitness tests for officers.
Digital crimes for the full year included in annual crime figures for the first time.