Association of Chief Police Officers


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Association of Chief Police Officers

a private company limited by guarantee, its members are police officers who hold the rank of Chief Constable, Deputy Chief Constable or Assistant Chief Constable, or their equivalents, in the 44 forces of England, Wales and Northern Ireland, national police agencies and certain other forces in the UK, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, and certain senior non-police staff It exists to support the constitutionally established local policing and to build upon it to meet national needs by helping forces to work together and employ common policies, strategies and methods. It has ownership of the National DNA Database, which is managed for it by the FORENSIC SCIENCE SERVICE.
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The man was left with half his left ear ripped off and bloodied in the incident, the Association of Chief Police Officers confirmed.
The officer, who is still based at Coventry Central police station, received the accolade from the Association of Chief Police Officers.
While he was with the Association of Chief Police Officers, speeding fines reached a record high of 1.
The Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo), which receives PS4m through 41 police forces of England and Wales, set itself up as a limited company in 1997.
This is but one in a series of cases, De Menezes, Stephen Lawrence and others where the Association Of Chief Police Officers, ACPO have shown they cannot be trusted with governance of the police.
The warning was made by Chief Constable Kevin Smith, president of the Association of Chief Police Officers in Scotland (Acpos).
And he demanded to know why David Cameron has ignored calls for tighter gun controls by the Commons' Home Affairs Committee and the Association of Chief Police Officers.
The Association of Chief Police Officers said: "Polygraph techniques are not a single solution to solving crime.
The Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo) has told ministers that 12,000 police officers and 16,000 civilian staff jobs will be cut over the next four years.
Asst Chief Con Simon Edens, the lead on the issue for the Association of Chief Police Officers said the pilot scheme would focus on improving handling and logging of complaints as well as ensuring information was shared more easily between partners.
In 2009, the Association of Chief Police Officers found the nation's air support was "highly fragmented, more costly than it needed to be and its impact less than it could be considering the costs of running it".
Sir Hugh Orde, head of the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), said manpower accounted for the majority of police budgets but that those could now be cut to reduce Britain's debt mountain.

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