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Crime

Minutes of meetings from the ACPO Firearms and Explosives Licensing Working Group are available here.

2014

Journal of Homicide and Major Incident Investigation, v9, issue1 (May 2014)

National Policing Guidance on the Information Exchange of Serious Case Reviews/Ongoing Criminal Proceedings (May 2014)

Joint CPS and Police Action Plan on Rape(June 2014)

Memorandum of Understanding for Agreement on Joint Planning for Elections and Reporting and Investigating Electoral Malpractice between the Electoral Registration Officer and Chief Constable of Police Force (May 2014)

National Policing Guidelines on Khat Possession for Personal use Intervention Framework (England & Wales) (January 2014)

Force Data Protection Addresses are available here.

2013

Heritage and Cultural Property Crime National Policing Strategic Assessment (November 2013)

ACPO Practitioners Manual of Guidance for Child Rescue Alert (September 2013)

National Intelligence Model – Framework Overview (July 2013)

Child Sexual Abuse Review Panel *This document has now been decommissioned. Please contact ACPO if you require any further assistance. (June 2013)

Interim Guidance on the Management, Recording and Investigation of Missing Persons (March 2013)

The Police Use of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (March 2013)

Police Reponse to Security Systems (January 2013)

2012

Joint ACPO and CPS Domestic Violence Charging Checklist (November 2012)

ACPO Child Sexual Exploitation Action Plan (October 2012)

Guidelines on the Investigation, Cautioning and Charging of Knife Crime Offences (October 2012)

Memorandum of Understanding on the Prevention, Investigation and Prosecution of Wildlife Crime (September 2012)

Guidelines for Areas regarding the New Notification Requirements and Functionality on ViSOR (September 2012)

Guidelines on Extending the Notification Requirements and the Right to a Review of Indefinite Notification Requirements – Sexual Offences Act 2003 (September 2012)

UK National Problem Profile for the Commercial Cultivation of Cannabis (April 2012)

New Psychoactive Substances: Guidance on Policing New Psychoactive Substances including Temporary Class Drugs (April 2012)

ACPO and the Electoral Commission - Guidance on Preventing and Detecting Electoral Malpractice (February 2012)

Protocol to ensure the Provision of Forensic Pathology Services in the Event of Regulatory Action taken by the Human Tissue Authority in England & Wales (January 2012)

2011

Memorandum of Understanding to support the Submission and Access to data held on the National ANPR Data Centre (NADC), Version 2.1 (November 2011)

National ACPO ANPR Standards (NAAS), Version 4.12 (November 2011)

New Psychoactive Substances - Guidance on Policing New Psychoactive Substances including Temporary Class Drugs (November 2011) *This document has now been decommissioned. Please contact ACPO if you require any further assistance.

Work-related deaths: A protocol for liaison (October 2011)

Tackling violence and antisocial behaviour in the NHS - Joint Working Agreement between the Association of Chief Police Officers, the Crown Prosecution Service and NHS Protect (October 2011)

ACPO Strategy and Supporting Operational Guidance for Policing Prostitution and Sexual Exploitation (October 2011)

ACPO Good Practice Guide for Digital Evidence, Version Five (October 2011)

Investigating Burglary - A Guide to Investigating Burglary, Investigative Options and Good Practice (September 2011)

MHRA: A Memorandum of Understanding between ACPO and the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (September 2011)

Tackling Forced Labour Protocol: Joint Working Agreement between ACPO, UKBA, the Gangmasters Licensing Authority and the CPS (September 2011)

Interim Practice Advice on the Use of CCTV in Criminal Investigations (August 2011)

Memorandum of Understanding between the National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS) and the Police Forces & Partner Law Enforcement Agencies of England and Wales (July 2011)

Guidance for Stolen Vehicle Reporting Acceptance Criteria and Guide (June 2011)

Preventing and Detecting Electoral Malpractice in England and Wales (February 2011)

Missing Persons: Briefing Paper on the Management, Recording and Investigation of Missing Persons
(February 2011)

ANPR: Memorandum of Understanding to Support Access to ANPR Data, Version 2 (February 2011)

E-Crime: Good Practice and Advice Guide for Managers of E-Crime Investigations (January 2011)

National offender management Service (NOMS):ACPO/NOMS Information Sharing Agreement (January 2011)

Practice Advice on the Management of Expert Advisors (January 2011)

2010

Rape: Guidance on Investigation and Prosecuting Rape (December 2010)

Management, Recording and Investigation of Missing Persons: Guidance (December 2010)

ACPO/NPIA Live Scan Taking of Fingerprints Good Practice Guide, Issue 2 (November 2010)

ViSOR: Standards Manual Visor – Version 2.0 (November 2010)

PROTECTING THE PUBLIC: Guidance on Managing Sexual Offenders and Violent Offenders, 2nd Edition (November 2010)

SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENT: SLA between the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) and the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) (October 2010)

AUTOMATIC NUMBER PLATE RECOGNITION (ANPR): Strategy for the Police Service 2010/2013 (October 2010)

POLICING KNOWLEDGE: An action plan for improving knowledge in the use of policing, sharing what we know, learning what we don’t (September 2010)

SETTING THE RECORD: The Trafficking of Migrant Women in the England and Wales of Street Prostitution Sector (August 2010)

COMMERCIAL CULTIVATION OF CANNABIS PROBLEM PROFILE: Report on (August 2010)

WITNESS INTERVIEWS: Advice on the Structure of Visually Recorded Witness Interviews (August 2010)

Memorandum of Understanding between ACPO, APA and UKBA regarding Funding Arrangements for UKBA Cases referred by the Independent Police Complaints Commission to a Police Force for Investigation (May 2010)

Pre-Election Protocol (March 2010)

CRIMESTOPPERS: Manual (April 2010)

Service Level Agreement between the Chief Executive of CEOP and ACPO (April 2010)

PROTOCOL FOR THE INVESTIGATION OF HOMICIDES ON BRITISH TRANSPORT POLICE JURISDICTION (March 2010)

ANTHRAX INFECTION IN INJECTING DRUG USERS: ACPO/ACPOS Guidance for the Police Service (February 2010)

2009

FACIAL IDENTIFICATION: Guidance (November 2009)

CHILD ABUSE: Investigating Child Abuse and Safeguarding Children (October 2009)

E-CRIME: Good Practice and Advice Guide for Managers of E-Crime Investigations (October 2009)

BUSINESS, INNOVATION AND SKILLS (BIS): MoU between ACPO and BIS (July 2009)

ACPO & NPIA Responding to Gun Crime - Strategic Briefing Paper (June 2009)

LLOYD'S MARKET ASSOCIATION: MoU between ACPO and LLOYD'S Market Association (September 2009)

TACKLING PERPRETRATORS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS: ACPO Review for the Home Secretary - Crime BA (September 2009)

STALKING AND HARASSMENT: Practice Advice on Investigating (August 2009)

E-CRIME: Strategy (August 2009)

Guidance on Anonymous Registration (July 2009)

PRIORITY AND VOLUME CRIME: Practice Advice on the Management of(July 2009)

AUTOMATIC NUMBER PLATE RECOGNITION (ANPR): Practice Advice on the Management and Use of (July 2009)

KNIFE CRIME: Guidance on the Investigating, Cautioning and Charging of Knife Crime Offences (July 2009)

MISSING PERSONS DATA COLLECTION: A Code of Practice for the Police Service on Collecting and Sharing Data on Missing Persons with Public Authorities (July 2009)

COMMAND AND CONTROL: Guidance on (July 2009)

GAMBLING COMMISSION: MoU between ACPO and the Gambling Commission on Information Sharing and Operations (June 2009)

DEATHS ON LAND OR PREMISES OWNED, OCCUPIED OR UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE: Guidance on (June 2009)

INVESTIGATIVE INTERVIEWING: National Strategy - Briefing Paper (January 2009)

SCHENGEN II: Guidance for Locating for Information Requests using the Schengen II (January 2009)

SCHENGEN II: Guidance for Lost, Stolen and Misappropriated Property using the Schengen II (January 2009)

SCHENGEN II: Guidance on Police Actions in Response to Missing Persons located through the Schengen Information System II (January 2009)

Guidance for Evidential Drug Testing in Police Stations (January 2009)

Reclassification of Cannabis: Guidance on Cannabis Possession for Personal Use – Revised Intervention Framework (January 2009)

2008

HONOUR BASED VIOLENCE: Strategy (October 2008)

Good Practice Guide to Computer Based Evidence Version Four (October 2008)

Family Liaison Officer: Guidance (September 2008)

PROCEEDS OF CRIME: Practice Advice on Management and Use of (August 2008)

DOMESTIC ABUSE: Guidance for Police Officers and Staff as Victims of Domestic Abuse (June 2008)

Guidance on the Application of Neighbourhood Policing to Higher Education Institutions (May 2008)

ANALYSIS: Practice Advice on (April 2008)

Guidance on Investigating Domestic Abuse (April 2008)

2007

Practice Advice on Police Use of Digital Images (December 2007)

Practice Advice on Critical Incident Management (August 2007)

Intelligence-Led Policing: Practice Advice (August 2007)

Practice Advice on Resources and the People Assets of the National Intelligence Model(August 2007)

2006

Murder Investigation Manual (2006)

ACPO / Centrex Major Incident Analysis Manual of Guidance (January 2006)

Practice Advice on the Right to Silence, Revised Edition (January 2006)

2004

Memorandum of Understanding between ACPO and the Crown Prosecution Service Concerning Section 46 Sexual Offences Act 2003 (October 2004)

2003

Investigation and Prosecution of Child Abuse Cases: A Protocol for Information Sharing between ACPO, CPS and other agencies (October 2003)