The Investigatory Powers Act has now passed into law after receiving Royal Assent on 29 November 2016.
Welcoming the measures within the Act, President Gavin Thomas said:
"The Act is one of the most significant pieces of legislation put forward by the Government in this Parliament....
Members' Command Resilience Survey 2016
As in previous years, the Association is carrying out a survey to provide a better understanding of the resilience of its members.
For the first time this will be a joint survey with colleagues from Scotland and Northern Ireland, funded with support from the Police Mutual Foundation.
National Secretary receives QPM
The Association’s National Secretary Chief Superintendent Tim Jackson has received his Queen’s Policing Medal (QPM) for Services to Policing at Buckingham Palace.
Tim was awarded the QPM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours earlier this year.
His award recognises more than 35 years’ policing service, which began when Tim...
The times they are a-changing . . .
by Chief Superintendent Gavin ThomasPresident, Police Superintendents' Association of England and Wales
The College of Policing estimates that between 20 and 40% of police time is spent dealing with mental health issues.
Officers are also finding themselves having to check on the welfare of the elderly;...
Policing needs to look much further ahead - Supers President
Policing needs to look much further ahead if it is to prepare for the threats and challenges of the future, says the head of the body that represents senior operational police officers.
Responding to the launch of the Policing Vision 2025 by the National Police...