Supers President: policing still needs more investment
Responding to the Home Office’s announcement of the police funding settlement for 2019-20, Association President Gavin Thomas said:
“Whilst I welcome this injection of funding, it is still far short of what the service requires in order to effectively meet the challenges of 21st century...
Association welcomes Commons report on police funding
The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee has published the findings of its inquiry into the financial sustainability of police forces.
The report makes five recommendations for the Home Office:
develop better measurements of both crime and non-crime demand for police services and use these to...
President welcomes 'Policing for the Future' report
The Home Affairs Committee has urged the Government to prioritise policing in the Autumn Budget and the next Comprehensive Spending Review, warning that without additional funding for policing, there will be dire consequences for public safety and criminal justice.
The wide-ranging "Policing for the Future"...
Supers President leads delegation to Srebrenica
Association President Gavin Thomas is leading a group of senior police officers and educators to visit the site of Srebrenica genocide.
The visit is part of a four-day delegation organised by the UK Charity Remembering Srebrenica. Delegates will meet survivors of ethnic cleansing and genocide...
Crime stats: "We need tangible Government support"
Responding to the latest ONS crime figures, which have shown an increase, Association President Gavin Thomas, said:
"These figures have shown a widespread increase in offences of violence. But behind these statistics is a human story of loss, and broken and damaged lives.
"I stated last...