College news

College of Policing and Operation Hydrant update advice to Senior Investigating Officers dealing with allegations of non-recent child sexual abuse 06 August 2020

The College of Policing and Operation Hydrant have today announced the publication of the updated version of its advice to Senior Investigating Officers (SIOs) examining allegations of non-recent institutional or high profile cases of child sexual abuse.

National police guidance on stop and search updated 30 July 2020

Members of the public most affected by stop and search will be encouraged to sit on panels scrutinising its use and be given necessary training on reading legislation and data, the College of Policing said today.

Five-year report on Direct Entry published 20 July 2020

Two recruitment schemes which saw members of the public join the service at senior ranks, along with a scheme to accelerate the promotion of serving constables to inspectors, have been evaluated and the results were released today.

New national guidance on post-incident procedures following death or serious injury 14 July 2020

New national guidance to ensure forces take a consistent approach when responding to and investigating deaths or serious injuries following police contact have been introduced by the College of Policing.

Officer and staff fatigue to be tackled following first ever national policing wellbeing survey 24 June 2020

Oscar Kilo - The National Police Wellbeing Service and College of Policing, have committed to prioritise research into ways of tackling fatigue amongst officers and staff following the results of the first ever national police wellbeing survey.

Response to ICO report concerning digital evidence in criminal investigations 18 June 2020

The Information Commissioner has today (Thursday, 18 June) published an investigation report into the use of mobile phone extraction (MPE) by police forces when conducting criminal investigations in England and Wales. In response the College of Policing, National Police Chiefs' Council and Crown Prosecution Service have issued the following statement:

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