Police

Police and Crime Commissioner appoints new Chief Constable for Dyfed-Powys Police

Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn has appointed Chief Constable of Cleveland Police, Richard Lewis as the new Chief Constable of Dyfed-Powys Police. Following a robust and transparent recruitment process involving key stakeholders, PCC Dafydd Llywelyn’s decision will now be considered by the Police and Crime Panel in a confirmation hearing to be held on… Read more »

New City of London Police Commissioner appointed

Angela McLaren is set to be appointed as the new City of London Police Commissioner. The appointment, which is subject to Royal Assent, will see the new Commissioner lead the City of London Police; the force is unique in policing, because of its dual role as the local police for the Square Mile and the… Read more »

PCC announces preferred candidate for new Chief Constable

West Mercia PCC John Campion has announced his preferred candidate for the region’s new Chief Constable. Earlier this year it was announced that West Mercia Police Chief Constable Anthony Bangham will reach his 30 years’ service in September and will be retiring. Following a thorough, open and competitive two-day process involving four candidates, current Essex… Read more »

havebike delivers purpose-built e-bikes for Hertfordshire Constabulary

havebike, Britain’s first collect and return bike repair service, who also custom design, build and maintain the bike fleets of emergency services in London, have delivered five purpose-built e-bikes to the Hertsmere Safer Neighbourhood Team in the Hertfordshire Constabulary. The Safer Neighbourhood team, whose responsibilities include addressing short and long-term neighbourhood issues, identified a need… Read more »

PCC nominates first female Chief Constable for Warwickshire Police

Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner Philip Seccombe has announced that Warwickshire Police’s Temporary Deputy Chief Constable Debbie Tedds is his preferred candidate to be the next Chief Constable of the force. Subject to the approval of Warwickshire’s Police and Crime Panel, she will succeed current Chief Constable Martin Jelley QPM when he retires at the… Read more »

National policing staff survey launched to support development of the future workforce

Over the last 12 months, the UK’s justice sector has undergone enormous change, mobilising effective cross-sector collaboration and flexibilities at pace, to adapt and respond to unparalleled demand. The remarkable resilience and dedication of staff across policing, wider law enforcement and crime prevention to deliver services in the midst of such adversity is incredible but… Read more »

In-car video technology from Motorola Solutions assisting UK police to ‘help reduce road risk and increase safety’

Motorola Solutions has announced that the company has signed a four-year single supplier framework agreement with BlueLight Commercial to deploy integrated 4RE in-car video solutions to all emergency services in the UK, including police, highways agencies, border security and the UK Home Office. The deployment of in-car technology is part of the National Police Chiefs’… Read more »

Stephen Watson named as next Chief of Greater Manchester Police

Stephen Watson has been confirmed as the new Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police (GMP). Chief Constable Watson will take charge of the force in the Summer and has stated that ‘rapid improvement is possible’. Chief Constable Stephen Watson said, “I am acutely aware of the challenges that currently face the force but I am… Read more »

Anatomap joins TeamPolice

Anatomap has agreed to support TeamPolice in its joint mission to create wellbeing through sport and physical activity for the policing family. Anatomap’s innovative app (Injury Capture) provides a new method of reporting crime that will greatly support police work. Ian E Campbell, Executive Officer Police Sport UK (PSUK), said, “PSUK is excited to welcome… Read more »