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#022/2013 – Child Protection: Northamptonshire Police responds to critical HMIC inspection but has more to do A series of inspections by HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) has found that Northamptonshire Police has more progress to make before it can offer assurance that children at risk in the county are being adequately protected. In January, as

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In February 2013, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Kent commissioned an inspection from HMIC to determine whether the people of Kent can have confidence in Kent Police’s crime figures. Our review found that appreciably more needs to be done before they can be confident that the crime and resolution figures published by the force

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At the request of the Chief Constable (and subsequently with the agreement of the Police and Crime Commissioner), HMIC examined whether risks to victims of domestic abuse are now being adequately managed in Essex. The inspection also aimed either to prove or to allay HMIC’s concerns that the significant resources Essex Police has invested in

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This report examines the extent to which Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs is meeting its statutory disclosure obligations under the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996, as amended by the Criminal Justice Act 2003. Read the report

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This review was undertaken at the request of Wiltshire Police Authority following the death of Wiltshire Deputy Chief Constable David Ainsworth on 22 March 2011. It has been designed to identify and learn lessons from the management of events both leading up to and following the death of Mr Ainsworth. Read the review

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Between December 2011 and April 2012, HMIC conducted an inspection of the way in which Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) identifies and deals with the risk that it faces from internal fraud and corruption. The report highlights strengths, work in progress and areas for improvement, and makes nine recommendations. HMRC’s management of internal fraud

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#029/2010 – Cumbria Police Authority is ‘performing adequately’ Cumbria Police Authority is ‘performing adequately’, according to an independent joint report released today by the Audit Commission and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC). On a scale from one to four the joint inspection team assessed the Authority’s performance as ‘two’, which represents adequate performance. Cumbria

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#028/2010 – West Mercia Police Authority is ‘performing well’ West Mercia Police Authority is ‘performing well’, according to an independent new report released today by the Audit Commission and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC). On a scale from one to four the joint inspection team assessed the Authority’s performance as ‘three’, which represents good

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#026/2010 – Cleveland Police Authority is ‘performing well’ Cleveland Police Authority is ‘performing well’, according to an independent new report released today by the Audit Commission and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC). On a scale from one to four the joint inspection team assessed the Authority’s performance as ‘three’, which represents good performance. The

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#024/2010 – Trafford Basic Command Unit is ‘fair’ and improving Policing in Trafford is fair and is getting better, according to a report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary. The inspection of Trafford Basic Command Unit (BCU), part of Greater Manchester Police, found that it requires improvement but has strengths in making places safe and