Latest changes to APP

APP is subject to review (either scheduled or triggered) in consultation with the relevant National Policing Business Area. All amendments go through a review process and further information is available from contactus@college.police.uk

More detailed changes to APP content may be recorded separately by the the APP team. If you require a copy of APP as it was on a particular date (for example, for an enquiry) please email contactcentre@college.police.uk. All requests must be approved by the relevant Policing Standards Manager.

Latest changes to APP

Date Category Guidance Changes
Investigation Investigation process

Amend text from ‘unexplained’ to ‘unexpected’ within the initial investigation text box.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse First response

Review of all existing links to the 2011 ABE guidance and update the reference to the new 2022 guidance.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Investigative development

Review of all existing links to the 2011 ABE guidance and update the reference to the new 2022 guidance.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children Child abuse linked reference material

Review of all existing links to the 2011 ABE guidance and update the reference to the new 2022 guidance.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children Further investigation

Review of all existing links to the 2011 ABE guidance and update the reference to the new 2022 guidance.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children Managing complex child abuse investigations

Review of all existing links to the 2011 ABE guidance and update the reference to the new 2022 guidance.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children Police response to concern for a child

Review of all existing links to the 2011 ABE guidance and update the reference to the new 2022 guidance.

Investigation Investigation introduction

Review of all existing links to the 2011 ABE guidance and update the reference to the new 2022 guidance.

Investigation Working with victims and witnesses

Review of all existing links to the 2011 ABE guidance and update the reference to the new 2022 guidance.

Investigation > Investigative interviewing Investigative interviewing

Review of all existing links to the 2011 ABE guidance and update the reference to the new 2022 guidance.

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