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
Public order > Core principles and legislation Core principles and legislation

The Ministry of Justice has confirmed the commencement date for changes to section 5 of the Public Order Act, currently referenced in Public Order APP as 'forthcoming'..

Investigation > Investigative strategies Automatic number plate recognition (ANPR)

Addition of links to ANPR documents to Investigation APP
Home Office (2013) National ANPR Standards for Policing, Part 1 – Data Standards
Home Office (2013) National ANPR Standards for Policing, Part 2 – ANPR Infrastructure Standards

Prosecution and case management Possible justice outcomes following investigation

Changes to Adult Cautions which pre-empt the full review of all OoCD's (due in March 2014).

Investigation Working with victims and witnesses

Updated reference material available (second edition of title which was provided as the link at launch): ACPO (2013) Advice on the Structure of Visually Recorded Witness Interviews (Second Edition).

Roads policing Partner agencies

Addition of a link to newly-published document: ACPO et al (2013) Strategic Road Responders Agreement.

Civil emergencies > Disaster victim identification Recovering and identifying the deceased and human remains

Content changes.

Roads policing Police pursuits

Wording change: “tactical phase trained advanced drivers” changed to “advanced drivers”.

Information management > Management of police information Evaluation

Change to wording of reference material.

Civil emergencies > Civil contingencies Civil contingencies

From obsolete URL https://app.college.gsi.gov.uk/app-content/civil-contingencies/casualty-bureau/core-units/

Reinstatement of links to downloadable templates, minor changes having been made to templates. 

Civil emergencies > Civil contingencies Civil contingencies

From obsolete URL http://www.app.college.police.uk/app-content/civil-contingencies/casualty-bureau/core-units/

Remove links to downloadable templates

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