Overview of the 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 [email protected]
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 [email protected]. All requests must be approved by the relevant Policing Standards Manager.
Latest changes to APP
|Roads policing||Disrupting criminality||
Link to ACPO (2006) Guidance on the Seizure, Retention, and Disposal of Uninsured Motor Vehicles/ Motor Vehicles Driven by Uninsured Drivers replaced with National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) (2021) Vehicle Recovery Group (VRG( Guide.
|Roads policing||Management of incidents||
Removed link to - Highways England and others (2019) CLEAR: Keeping Traffic Moving and replaced with link to Highways England and others (2021) CLEAR: Keeping Traffic Moving in following sections:
- introduction paragraph
- conducting an initial incident assessment
- R - remove the obstructions
|Roads policing||Investigation of fatal and serious injury road collisions||
Updated link to guidance on seizure, retention and disposal of human tissue.
|Investigation > Investigative strategies > Financial investigation||Using financial information||
Changed 'Her Majesty' reference to 'His Majesty'.
|Live facial recognition||Where – date, time, duration and location of deployment||
Updated 'Her Majesty' reference to 'His Majesty'.
|Major investigation and public protection > Managing sexual offenders and violent offenders||Court orders and notices||
Changed 'Her Majesty's Passport Office' to 'His Majesty's Passport Office'.
|Prosecution and case management||Enforcing sentences and managing offenders||
Replaced all 'Her Majesty' references to 'His Majesty'.
|Prosecution and case management||Hearing and trial management||
Updated 'Her Majesty' references to 'His Majesty'.
|Prosecution and case management||Victim and witness care||
Changed 'Her Majesty' references to 'His Majesty'.
|Mental health||Suicide and bereavement response||
Added links to guidance on planned assisted suicide and completed assisted suicide, under Suicide pacts or assisted suicide.