Crime prevention

Policy papers and consultations

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  1. Extremism in England and Wales: call for evidence

    We are asking for information to build understanding and evidence on all forms of extremism and to examine our current responses to it.

  2. Revising PACE codes C, H, E and F

    Statutory consultation on the revision of PACE codes C (detention), H (detention – terrorism), E (audio recording of suspect interviews) and F (visual recording of suspect interviews).

  3. Serious violence: new legal duty to support multi-agency action

    We are seeking views on options to support a multi-agency approach to preventing and tackling serious violence.

  4. Asset recovery action plan

    Explains how we will improve our response to criminal finances.

  5. Economic crime plan 2019 to 2022

    The plan provides information on action being taken by the public and private sectors to ensure that the UK cannot be abused for economic crime.

  6. MOJ - GMCA Memorandum of Understanding for justice devolution

    Memorandum of Understanding between Greater Manchester and the Ministry of Justice.

  7. Police 'stop and search' powers

    Proposals to extend police 'stop and search' powers to address the criminal misuse of unmanned aircraft (drones), laser pointers and corrosive substances.

  8. Protection of Freedoms Act 2012: DNA and fingerprint provisions

    The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 Act was passed on 1 May 2012, find out how the act works for DNA and fingerprints.

  9. Serious and Organised Crime Strategy 2018

    The Serious and Organised Crime Strategy 2018 sets out our response to the full range of serious and organised crime threats.

  10. Hate crime action plan 2016 to 2020

    The government’s plan for dealing with hate crime in England and Wales.

  11. Pregabalin and gabapentin: proposal to schedule under the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001

    We are seeking views on controlling the anti-convulsant drugs pregabalin and gabapentin.

  12. Investigatory Powers Act 2016 – codes of practice

    Codes of practice setting out processes and safeguards for a number of investigatory powers.

  13. Construction and the Modern Slavery Act: Tackling exploitation in the UK

    This report examines the UK construction industry’s response to the Modern Slavery Act.

  14. Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill: overarching documents

    The bill will allow law enforcement agencies to apply for a UK court order to get stored electronic data directly from a company or person based outside the UK.

  15. Biological security strategy

    How we are protecting the UK and its interests from significant biological risks.

  16. Sale of knives: voluntary agreement by retailers

    Voluntary agreement with major retailers on a set of principles to prevent the underage sale of knives in their stores and through their websites.

  17. Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act: anti-social behaviour

    These documents form the anti-social behaviour section of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act.

  18. Abuse, hate and extremism online: government response to 14th HASC report, HC609

    The government response to the 14th report from the Home Affairs Select Committee Session 2016 to 17, HC609: Hate crime: abuse, hate and extremism online.

  19. Complaints about police and crime commissioners

    This consultation seeks views on the complaints process for police and crime panels when seeking to resolve non-serious (ie non-criminal) complaints made against a police and crime commissioner.

  20. Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001: codes of practice

    The Acts have been amended by the Criminal Finances Act 2017.