Latest changes – major investigation and public protection

Date Category Guidance Changes
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.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Call handler and front counter staff response to a domestic abuse incident

New section added – Principles for telephone or video first response to domestic abuse

Major investigation and public protection > Missing persons Missing persons

Missing Persons Bureau updated to UK Missing Persons Unit across all modules

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.

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery First response and the national referral mechanism

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

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery Modern slavery 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 > Modern slavery Modern slavery 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 > Modern slavery Partner agencies

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

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery Post-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 > Police response to investigating child abuse Staffing and the child abuse investigation unit

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 Understanding risk and vulnerability in the context of domestic abuse

Updated section added - Victims with insecure or uncertain immigration status.

Major investigation and public protection > Hate crime Responding to hate crimes

Amended out of date reference to risk guideline consultation and amend with link to guidelines.

Major investigation and public protection Stalking or harassment

SPO forms added.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children Key definitions

Out of date information on Rape and sexual offences APP amended.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children > Police response to investigating child abuse Staffing and the child abuse investigation unit

NPCC definition for prioritisation of online perpetrators who pose a risk of harm to children.

Major investigation and public protection > Hate crime Responding to hate crimes

Updated link to THRIVE document from MLE to College learn.

Major investigation and public protection Knife crime

Link to Knife crime - a problem solving guide added.

Major investigation and public protection Major incident room standardised administrative procedures (MIRSAP)

New link to MIRSAP page added to replace ACPO document.

Major investigation and public protection Gun crime

Link to the Murder Manual replaced with link to the Major Crime Manual.

Major investigation and public protection > Missing persons Specific investigations

Wording in section on notifying the British transport police of suicidal missing persons amended..

Major investigation and public protection > Homicide Homicide and major crime publications

Major Crime Investigation manual published.

Major investigation and public protection Major incident room standardised administrative procedures (MIRSAP)

Updated MIRSAP manual published.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children > Police response to investigating child abuse Risk and associated investigations

Publication of County lines child criminal exploitation.

Major investigation and public protection > Hate crime Responding to hate crimes

Replaced paragraph to reflect changes to legislation.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Introduction to authorised professional practice on domestic abuse

Updated link for Revenge Pronography Guidance inserted in several sections:
> Offences associated with domestic abuse > Revenge Pornography
> Technology and Social media
> Risk and vulnerability > Teenagers and young people (Link inserted)
> Stalking and harassment

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Investigative development

Links to BWV guidance and BWV Essex trail 2015 amended after report of broken links.

Major investigation and public protection Adults at risk

Deletion of paragraph: Safeguarding Adults - A National Framework of Standards for good practice and outcomes in adult protection work.

Major investigation and public protection > Missing persons Missing person investigations

Family liaison - ACPO (2008) manual removed and replaced with link to Working with Victims and Witnesses.

Major investigation and public protection > Missing persons Missing person investigations

Family liaison - ACPO (2008) manual removed and replaced with link to Working with Victims and Witnesses.

Major investigation and public protection > Missing persons Specific investigations

Link replaced in further information box within Migrant children.

Within the Foreign and Commonwealth section, link added to International investigation.

Major investigation and public protection Adults at risk

Updated references to latest Code of Practice for Victims and also changed wording from
'...are entitled to an enhanced service...' to '...have rights to an enhanced service...' in Briefing note for adults at risk: initial response and safeguarding and Briefing note for adults at risk: advice for investigators

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children > Police response to investigating child abuse Risk and associated investigations

College of Policing Briefing note on sexting added - replaces ACPO 2013 document, plus updated link to MAPPA guidance

Major investigation and public protection Adults at risk

Added introduction. Change to the order of the documents. Added 'Making Safeguarding Personal: What might ‘good’ look like for the police' document

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Understanding risk and vulnerability in the context of domestic abuse

Error on Safelives link corrected, plus link added to Home Office Guidance

Major investigation and public protection Adults at risk

Name changed to Adults at risk. Three documents added and one flowchart added

Major investigation and public protection > Managing sexual offenders and violent offenders Court orders and notices

Others' added to citation in Proposed prohibitions' section. Obtaining a notification order section added. HMPO watch list title put in bold and sentence 'To implement the restrictions, staff should submit a request to HMPO for information/flagging on a DPA section 29(3) form.' removed from this section.

'Other agencies' added and 'their local probatino service' removed from first sentence in 'Monitoring and enforcement of orders' section. 'and disrutive techniques' added to 'Alternative orders' title. @Hospital order and guardianship order' section removed.

'Standards of proof' heading changed to heading 4 type.

'Please Note that all SOPO RSHO & FTO will change to the new orders in March 2020 – legal check required to see if all SOPO change to SHPO and any SOPO that is indefinite beyond notification date then will be revoked' added to 'Transition' section.

Link added from foreign travel restriction section to HMPO watch list

Major investigation and public protection > Managing sexual offenders and violent offenders Multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA)

Some parts of the text changed to headings to make it clearer. Link to national ViSOR standards removed from ViSOR sub section. MAPPA structure - added 'a qualifying offender' to 2nd sentence. Added 'Category 2' after MAPPA (1st sentence).

Major investigation and public protection > Managing sexual offenders and violent offenders Offenders with mental health issues

Care Programme Approach' added over CPA hoverbox (C/O by Jo C). MCHS changed to MHCS.

New reference added (Managing the risk of suicide section) - College of Policing (June 2019) Operational Advice Managing the risk of suicide for persons under investigation for online child sexual abuse and exploitation.

Old reference removed - NPCC 2016 Interim Guidance on Suicide Prevention Risk Management – Perpetrators of Child Sexual Exploitation and Indecent Images of Children (IIOC)

Screen reader support enabled.

 

 

Major investigation and public protection > Hate crime Responding to hate crimes

Wording of heading changed.

Major investigation and public protection > Hate crime Reference material - Hate crime

Update to reference material (toolkit for officers combating anti roma and traveller community hate crimes).

Major investigation and public protection > Hate crime Criminal justice processes

Reference to local CPS removed.

Major investigation and public protection Female genital mutilation

Practitioner resources added.

Major investigation and public protection Forced marriage and honour based abuse

Practitioner resources added included call for practice summary.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Context and dynamics of domestic abuse

Update/add reference to CoP (2020) Revenge Porn document.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Investigative development

Update/add reference to CoP (2020) Revenge Porn document.

Major investigation and public protection Stalking or harassment

Update/add reference to CoP (2020) Revenge Porn document.

Major investigation and public protection Knife crime

CPS advice document added.

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

Broken link fixed - http://library.college.police.uk/docs/cps/Early_special_measures_discussions_between_the_police_and_the_CPS.pdf

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Victim safety and support

College ‘Principles for the management of serial and potentially dangerous perpetrators of domestic abuse and stalking’ document added.

Major investigation and public protection Operation Hydrant

Updated SIO advice published.

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

Removed reference to POLKA.

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

New Child Rescue Alert guidance added.

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

New Child Rescue Alert guidance added.

Major investigation and public protection > Managing sexual offenders and violent offenders Identification of MOSOVO offenders

Removal of threshold table and addition of link to SOA 2003 Schedule 3 and 5.

Major investigation and public protection > Missing persons Missing person investigations

New Child Rescue Alert guidance added.

Major investigation and public protection > Missing persons Specific investigations

New Child Rescue Alert guidance added.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children > Police response to investigating child abuse Risk and associated investigations

New Child Rescue Alert guidance added.

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery First response and the national referral mechanism

Additional amends in the First Respone and the National Referral Mechanism to reflect the change in process and remove obsolete links to reference material.

Major investigation and public protection Stalking or harassment

New advice on investigating stalking or harrassment for supervisors and managers.

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery First response and the national referral mechanism

Updated content for the National Referral Mechanism.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children > Police response to investigating child abuse Risk and associated investigations

Broken link to common law police disclosure scheme.

Major investigation and public protection > Managing sexual offenders and violent offenders Introduction to managing sexual offenders and violent offenders

Updated content for MAPPA and Home Visits.

Major investigation and public protection Gun crime

Replace following reference materials with most up to date ones: Deactivated weapons; Witness issues; firearm related crime scenes; victims of shootings..

Major investigation and public protection > Managing sexual offenders and violent offenders Notification requirements

Amended content.

Major investigation and public protection > Homicide Homicide and major crime publications

Amended to reflect Homicide journals and major crime publications with additional contact details added.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Identification, reporting and associated investigations

Link to HOCR updated.

Major investigation and public protection Stalking or harassment

SPO notification requirement form replaced so that a force badge can be inserted.

Major investigation and public protection > Managing sexual offenders and violent offenders Potentially dangerous persons

Revised content.

Major investigation and public protection Stalking or harassment

Stalking Protection Order Statutory Guidance added.

Major investigation and public protection > Managing sexual offenders and violent offenders Communication and media considerations

Revised content.

Major investigation and public protection > Managing sexual offenders and violent offenders Travelling abroad

Revised content.

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery Partner agencies

Removal of National Document Fraud Unit contact details.

Major investigation and public protection Stalking or harassment

Update versions of the SPO briefing note, presentation and summons form published.

Major investigation and public protection Stalking or harassment

New Stalking Protection Orders national forms and advice added.

Major investigation and public protection Stalking or harassment

New advice on investigating stalking or harrassment.

Major investigation and public protection Female genital mutilation

Broken link for minimum reporting details amended.

Major investigation and public protection > Missing persons Strategic responsibilities

New advice on safeguarding children through the use of Child Abduction Warning Notices.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children > Police response to investigating child abuse Risk and associated investigations

New advice on safeguarding children through the use of Child Abduction Warning Notices.

Major investigation and public protection > Responding to child sexual exploitation Responding to child sexual exploitation

New advice on safeguarding children through the use of Child Abduction Warning Notices.

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

Updated version of Parental Child Abduction guidance.

Major investigation and public protection > Missing persons Specific investigations

Updated version of Parental Child Aduction guidance.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Investigative development

Paragraph added to technology and social media in relation to replacement phone.

Major investigation and public protection Adults at risk

Links to CPS policy and guidance in relation to abuse against older people.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children Key definitions

Working together link updated to 2018 version.

Major investigation and public protection > Missing persons Strategic responsibilities

Working together link updated to 2018 version.

Major investigation and public protection > Missing persons Strategic responsibilities

CPS links updated.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children > Police response to investigating child abuse Risk and associated investigations

June 2019 version of Management of suicide operational advice added.

Major investigation and public protection > Responding to child sexual exploitation Responding to child sexual exploitation

June 2019 version of Management of suicide operational advice added.

Major investigation and public protection > Managing sexual offenders and violent offenders Travelling abroad

Updated Interpol notices link to European investigation with link to International investigations..

Major investigation and public protection Sex work and prostitution

Change name of module to Sex work and prostitution, plus updated link to new 2019 guidance on policing sex work and prostitution.

Major investigation and public protection > Managing sexual offenders and violent offenders Managing public protection information

Updated reference to DPA 2018.

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery Modern slavery investigation

Updated link to International APP.

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

Working together link updated to 2018 version.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children > Police response to investigating child abuse Risk and associated investigations

Updated link to HMIC 2013 Mistakes were made.

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

Updated links to PACE Codes.

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

Include a link to Information sharing protocol.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Partnership working and multi-agency responses/mechanisms

Update to include Adult Social Care as one of Marac's core agencies.

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery List of anti-slavery charities and non-governmental organisations

Additional support agency added - Medaille Trust.

Major investigation and public protection Rape and sexual offences

Publication of new briefing advice for first responders.

Major investigation and public protection > Missing persons Specific investigations

Change to wording of ownership and transfer.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Arrest and other positive approaches

Amended wording around cautions.

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

Updated POLKA link to Parental Child Abduction guidance.

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

Addition of link to Victim and Witnesses Interview Strategies.

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery Modern slavery investigation

Addition of link to Victim and Witnesses Interview Strategies.

Major investigation and public protection > Responding to child sexual exploitation Responding to child sexual exploitation

Addition of link to Victim and Witnesses Interview Strategies.

Major investigation and public protection > Managing sexual offenders and violent offenders Introduction to managing sexual offenders and violent offenders

New content.

Major investigation and public protection > Responding to child sexual exploitation Responding to child sexual exploitation

Leglisation references amended.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children Key definitions

Change in wording around child at risk to mirror legislation and avoid confusion.

Major investigation and public protection > Responding to child sexual exploitation Responding to child sexual exploitation

Change in definition of CSE to match the government definition.

Major investigation and public protection Forced marriage and honour based abuse

Additional text added to set context for link to NPCC strategy document on forced marriage, honour based abuse, and female genital mutilation.

Major investigation and public protection > Homicide Homicide and major crime publications

Link added to November 2016 issue of the Homicide Journal.

Major investigation and public protection > Missing persons Missing person investigations

Amended wording to prevention interviews.

Major investigation and public protection Operation Hydrant

Reference to new SIO advice.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Understanding risk and vulnerability in the context of domestic abuse

Updated link provided - removal of Rainbow link, replaced with GALOP.

Major investigation and public protection > Missing persons Missing persons

New APP.

Major investigation and public protection > Responding to child sexual exploitation Responding to child sexual exploitation

Updated reference to legislation.

Major investigation and public protection Firearms licensing

Removal of link to obsolete meeting minutes.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Post-arrest management of suspect and casefile

Vetting level specified at NPPV3 level for all interpreters (excluding telephone interpreting).

Major investigation and public protection > Homicide Homicide and major crime publications

May 2016 issue of Homicide Journal added.

Major investigation and public protection Female genital mutilation

Changes to the introduction to address issues relating to genital cosmetic surgery.

Major investigation and public protection Gun crime

Addition of links to NABIS reference material.

Major investigation and public protection > Managing sexual offenders and violent offenders Introduction to managing sexual offenders and violent offenders

Addition of link to ISA between NPCC, NOMS and CRCs.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Understanding risk and vulnerability in the context of domestic abuse

Addition of link to gov.uk page on resources for armed forces domestic abuse.

Major investigation and public protection Sex work and prostitution

Addition of landing page signposting to current reference material.

Major investigation and public protection Gun crime

Updates to content and links to reference materials.

Major investigation and public protection > Responding to child sexual exploitation Responding to child sexual exploitation

Update to reflect legislative change.

Major investigation and public protection > Missing persons Missing persons

Addition of link to letter explaining revised definition of "absent".

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery First response and the national referral mechanism

Various updates.

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery Modern Slavery Act 2015

Various updates.

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery Modern slavery investigation

Various updates.

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery Victim and witness strategy

Various updates.

Major investigation and public protection > Responding to child sexual exploitation Responding to child sexual exploitation

(Victims and witnesses) Link added to College of Policing (2015) Deployment of family liaison officers in child sexual exploitation or abuse cases - also added to Child sexual abuse.

Major investigation and public protection Operation Hydrant

Text reworded, combined guidance now available as one document (inluding links to reference docs) from Op Hydrant POLKA community.

Major investigation and public protection > Homicide Homicide and major crime publications

Addition of link to November 2015 Homicide Journal.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Arrest and other positive approaches

Update a link to 2015 Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse First response

Update a link to 2015 Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Introduction to authorised professional practice on domestic abuse

Update a link to 2015 Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Investigative development

Update a link to 2015 Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Leadership, strategic oversight and management

Update a link to 2015 Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Victim safety and support

Update a link to 2015 Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

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

Update a link to 2015 Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

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

Update a link to 2015 Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

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

Update a link to 2015 Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

Major investigation and public protection > Responding to child sexual exploitation CSE linked reference material

Update a link to 2015 Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

Major investigation and public protection > Responding to child sexual exploitation Responding to child sexual exploitation

Update a link to 2015 Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

Major investigation and public protection Female genital mutilation

Changes to reflect the coming into force of two new provisions brought in by the Serious Crime Act 2015.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Arrest and other positive approaches

Link to HM Government (2008) Information Sharing: Guidance for practitioners and managers replaced with HM Government (2015) Information sharing: Advice for practitioners providing safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Investigative development

Link to HM Government (2008) Information Sharing: Guidance for practitioners and managers replaced with HM Government (2015) Information sharing: Advice for practitioners providing safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers Link to CPS (2015)

Domestic abuse charging advice sheet added

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Partnership working and multi-agency responses/mechanisms

Link to HM Government (2008) Information Sharing: Guidance for practitioners and managers replaced with HM Government (2015) Information sharing: Advice for practitioners providing safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers.


Link to CPS (2015) Domestic abuse charging advice sheet added.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Post-arrest management of suspect and casefile

Link to HM Government (2008) Information Sharing: Guidance for practitioners and managers replaced with HM Government (2015) Information sharing: Advice for practitioners providing safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers.


Link to CPS (2015) Domestic abuse charging advice sheet added.

Major investigation and public protection > Domestic abuse Victim safety and support

Link to HM Government (2008) Information Sharing: Guidance for practitioners and managers replaced with HM Government (2015) Information sharing: Advice for practitioners providing safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers.


Link to CPS (2015) Domestic abuse charging advice sheet added.

Major investigation and public protection Operation Hydrant

Wording change to reflect new Operation Hydrant community on POLKA.

Major investigation and public protection Operation Hydrant

Update link to 2014 "National Child Sexual Abuse Review Panel Guidelines" to 2015 version.

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery Modern Slavery Act 2015

Addition of a link to The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (Commencement No. 2) Regulations 2015.

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

Addition of link to "Children Act 1989: transition to adulthood for care leavers".

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery First response and the national referral mechanism

Updates to Introduction, Definitions, Modern Slavery Act 2015, Reporting and first contact and National referral mechanism.

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery Modern Slavery Act 2015

Updates to Introduction, Definitions, Modern Slavery Act 2015, Reporting and first contact and National referral mechanism.

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery Modern slavery definitions

Updates to Introduction, Definitions, Modern Slavery Act 2015, Reporting and first contact and National referral mechanism.

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery Modern slavery introduction

Updates to Introduction, Definitions, Modern Slavery Act 2015, Reporting and first contact and National referral mechanism.

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery Taking a report

Updates to Introduction, Definitions, Modern Slavery Act 2015, Reporting and first contact and National referral mechanism.

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery First response and the national referral mechanism

1. Removal of link to Home Office (2014) Review of the National Referral Mechanism for victims of human trafficking (further info box at top of page)
2. Addition of links to referral forms

Major investigation and public protection > Modern slavery List of anti-slavery charities and non-governmental organisations

References to two further charities/NGOs added.

Major investigation and public protection Operation Hydrant

Addition of link to Offender Management Briefing Note.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children > Police response to investigating child abuse Risk and associated investigations

Addition of link to NCA CEOP Victim Identification Guidance.

Major investigation and public protection Gangs and youth violence

Addition of links to Home Office documents.

Major investigation and public protection > Homicide Homicide and major crime publications

Link to the May 2010 edition of the Journal of Homicide and Major Investigation added.

Major investigation and public protection Female genital mutilation

Updates in respect of the provisions of the Serious Crime Act 2015, and update to section on cosmetic surgery in the introduction as it was felt to be insufficient and potentially misleading.

Major investigation and public protection Operation Hydrant

Addition of link to Media Briefing Note.

Major investigation and public protection > Responding to child sexual exploitation Responding to child sexual exploitation

Addition of link to Critical incident management APP.

Major investigation and public protection Rape and sexual offences

Remove links to toolkits.

Major investigation and public protection Rape and sexual offences

Addition of links to
•Police investigators’ tool kit for addressing consent and associated myths in rape cases.
•Tool kit for police supervisors and managers: Addressing consent and associated myths in rape investigations and prosecutions.

Major investigation and public protection > Responding to child sexual exploitation Responding to child sexual exploitation

Link to HM Government (2013) Working Together to Safeguard Children changed to HM Government (2015) Working Together to Safeguard Children.

Major investigation and public protection Knife crime

Addition of a holding page.

Major investigation and public protection Female genital mutilation

Minor content changes.

Major investigation and public protection Female genital mutilation

Addition of new content on FGM incorporating feedback from consultation.

Major investigation and public protection Operation Hydrant

Addition of information on Operation Hydrant.

Major investigation and public protection Adults at risk

Addition of further information links to holding page.

Major investigation and public protection > Managing sexual offenders and violent offenders Introduction to managing sexual offenders and violent offenders

Addition of further information links to holding page.

Major investigation and public protection > Homicide Homicide and major crime publications

Addition of a sub-page linking to back editions of Homicide Journal.

Major investigation and public protection Firearms licensing

Addition of a link National Policing Lead Firearms and Explosives Licensing Working Group minutes, letters and updates.

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

Amendment of information on compensation.

Major investigation and public protection Firearms licensing

Updating references to Home Office Guide on Firearms Licensing Law to reflect revised date.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children > Police response to investigating child abuse Risk and associated investigations

Addition of links to ACPO CPAI Lead’s Position on Young People Who Post Self-Taken Indecent Images and CPS (2014) Guidelines on prosecuting cases involving communications sent via social media.

Major investigation and public protection > Responding to child sexual exploitation Responding to child sexual exploitation

Addition of new information on hotel notices.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children > Police response to investigating child abuse Risk and associated investigations

Addition of link to ACPO (2013) Practitioners Guidance on Child Rescue Alert.

Major investigation and public protection Female genital mutilation

Addition of consultation on female genital mutilation draft.

Major investigation and public protection Gun crime

Addition of new reference material link reflecting legislative changes.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children > Police response to investigating child abuse Risk and associated investigations

Renamed "Investigating child deaths" to "Unexpected death of a child".

Major investigation and public protection Forced marriage and honour based abuse

Addition of holding page.

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

Changing "sudden unexpected deaths in childhood" to "investigating child deaths".

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

Changing "sudden unexpected deaths in childhood" to "investigating child deaths".

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children > Police response to investigating child abuse Multi-agency arrangements for safeguarding

Changing "sudden unexpected deaths in childhood" to "investigating child deaths".

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children > Police response to investigating child abuse Risk and associated investigations

Changing "sudden unexpected deaths in childhood" to "investigating child deaths".

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children > Police response to investigating child abuse Staffing and the child abuse investigation unit

Changing "sudden unexpected deaths in childhood" to "investigating child deaths".

Major investigation and public protection Gun crime

Addition of holding page.

Major investigation and public protection Adults at risk

Addition of holding page.

Major investigation and public protection > Hate crime Responding to hate crimes

Addition of holding page.

Major investigation and public protection Firearms licensing

Addition of new area of content.

Major investigation and public protection Knife crime

Addition of holding pages for Major investigation and public protection > Knife crime, pointing to current live content.

Major investigation and public protection Gangs and youth violence

Addition of holding pages for Major investigation and public protection > Gangs and youth violence, pointing to current live content.

Major investigation and public protection Rape and sexual offences

Addition of holding pages for Major investigation and public protection > Rape and sexual offences, pointing to current live content.

Major investigation and public protection > Managing sexual offenders and violent offenders Introduction to managing sexual offenders and violent offenders

Addition of holding pages for Major investigation and public protection > Homicide and Major investigation and public protection > Managing sexual offenders and violent offenders, pointing to current live content.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children > Police response to investigating child abuse Risk and associated investigations

Link to ACPO guidance added.

Major investigation and public protection > Responding to child sexual exploitation Responding to child sexual exploitation

Links to OCC documents added; word "honeypot" deleted.

Major investigation and public protection > Responding to child sexual exploitation Responding to child sexual exploitation

Addition of Child sexual exploitation module to Major investigation and public protection.

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