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Latest changes to APP
|Detention and custody > Detainee care||Children and young persons||
Edited the section on Local safeguarding children boards. Changed the section title to local safeguarding children partnerships - with new links.
|Detention and custody||Moving and transporting detainees||
Added an extra paragraph to the Prisoner escort and custody service section to reflect amendments changes due to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022
|Detention and custody||Response, arrest and detention||
New paragraph added to the section on Persons attending a police station voluntarily who are not arrested to reflect the changes to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022.
|Roads policing||Investigation of fatal and serious injury road collisions||
Updated link to new National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) National Roads Policing Strategy (2022-2025).
|Covert policing||Assisting offender debriefing||
Updated to reflect legislation changes (Sentencing Act 2020)
|Civil emergencies > Disaster victim identification||Inquests and inquiries||
Removed the link to Jones, J. KBE (2017) from Judicial inquiries and moved it to the Overview page for disaster victim identification .
|Investigation||Acid and corrosive substances||
Added link to the Home Office (2022) statutory guidance: Offensive Weapons Act 2019, part 1.
|Major investigation and public protection||Knife crime||
Added link to Home Office (2022) Statutory guidance: Offensive Weapons Act 2019, parts 3, 4 and 5.
|Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery||Partner agencies||
Updated UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) email address.
Added a link to the NPCC Retention, Storage and Destruction of Materials and Records relating to Forensic Examination Guidance V1 under 'Other sources of information and guidance'.