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The Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) brings together the expertise and experience of chief police officers from the United Kingdom, providing a professional forum to share ideas and best practice, co-ordinate resources and help deliver effective policing which keeps the public safe.

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College of Policing research on demand shows that policing is about far more than cutting crime

The analysis shows the incoming and ongoing work of the police and suggests an increasing amount of police time is directed towards public protection work such as  managing high-risk offenders and protecting victims who are at risk and often vulnerable

Crimes stats: Our challenge is to deal effectively with the growing demand while keeping traditional types of crime down

The latest crime statistics show crime is down overall but with increases in recorded violent and sexual offences

Chancellor pledges support for new memorial to UK police

The Chancellor, George Osborne, has announced £1 million in government support for the development of a new memorial to honour the United Kingdom’s Police service, to be built at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. The announcement was made at a reception held on behalf of the Police Arboretum Memorial Trust at Number 11 Downing Street, attended by business leaders, Chief Constables and Police and Crime Commissioners.