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Police better equipped to spot controlling behaviour

Police will be more able to spot the signs of coercive control and better protect victims of domestic abuse as the College of Policing launches a new risk assessment tool.

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College of Policing responds to HMICFRS vetting inspection

HMICFRS has published an inspection into vetting, misconduct, and misogyny in the police service.

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Chief Constable Andy Marsh responds to Baroness Casey's review of Met misconduct

The College of Policing has responded to the publication of Baroness Casey of Blackstock's review of the Met Police's misconduct system.

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Chief Constable Andy Marsh to stress police must “get the basics right”

The Chief constable in charge of the College of Policing will say policing has “at times, lost sight of the basics”.

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Record number of recipients awarded College of Policing bursary to support higher education studies

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College of Policing supporting Met Police to improve

The College of Policing has responded to the Peel Inspection report by His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services.

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College of Policing statement

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UPDATED: Tougher sanctions for officers who damage confidence in the police

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Clarification on the below editors notes: 

  • For conduct matter allegations that went to a misconduct hearing chaired by legally qualified chairs 36% resulted in dismissal. For accelerated hearings chaired by chiefs 49% of officers were dismissed. 

a conduct matter relates to where a police officer has behaved in a manner that would justify disciplinary proceedings or committed a criminal offence. 

  • For recordable conduct matter allegations that went to a misconduct hearing chaired by legally qualified chairs 30% resulted in dismissal. For accelerated hearings chaired by chiefs 47% of officers were dismissed. 

a recordable conduct matter relates to a more serious breach where the force must notify the IOPC and the IOPC will decide how it is investigated. 

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College of Policing Chief welcomes new Met commissioner

The Metropolitan Police has announced Sir Mark Rowley as the force's new commissioner.

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Police must improve how they respond to domestic abuse allegations against officers and staff

There are ‘systemic deficiencies’ in the way some police forces in England and Wales deal with allegations of domestic abuse against their own officers and staff, an investigation has found.