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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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Police leadership praised for progress in preventing and tackling corruption

The 'Integrity Matters' report released by HMIC today shows that corruption is not widespread within the police service and senior officers are committed to promoting integrity in their forces

Police officer and staff numbers continue to fall

The national statistics on the police workforce in England and Wales released by the Home Office today show a loss of 1,295 officers and 1,023 police staff in the last year

CPS and police focus on consent at first joint National Rape Conference

Police and prosecutors have today been given the clearest instructions yet on assessing the vital issue of consent in rape cases