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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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Progress is being made on crisis support for people with mental ill health

A new map developed by the Care Quality Commission highlights worrying restrictions in access to health-based places of safety for young people experiencing a mental health crisis. National police lead for mental ill health supports the development of the map

Chief constables coming together in the public interest to provide national coordination to the threats we face

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) has provided assurance that chief constables are fulfilling their responsibilities under the Strategic Policing Requirement (SPR)

Chief constables need and want accurate crime data

The Public Administration Select Committee (PASC) review of recorded crime finds the vast majority of police officers joined the police in order to serve as dedicated and courageous professionals, motivated by their vocation to protect the public. However, the service has not always met the data quality the public expects