News: NPCC Lead for Local Policing and Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police Simon Cole outlines what to expect at next month's Local Policing Conference 2019.
ELECTION REACTION: Another in our series of exclusive articles following the result of the General Election. Eleven years ago, Leicestershire Police had one officer for every 430 citizens - it's one officer for every 599 citizens now. Simon Cole QPM, the force's Chief Constable, looks at the substantial financial challenge facing PCCs and Chiefs.
OPINION: Following publication today of HMIC PEEL reports, Chief Constable Simon Cole of Leicestershire Police, and National Police Chiefs’ Council Lead on Local Policing and Partnerships revisits his thoughts on local policing's future
OPINION: Neighbourhood policing is high on the public agenda. Chief Constable Simon Cole of Leicestershire Police and National Police Chiefs’ Council Lead on Local Policing and Partnerships argues for a progressive approach that harnesses public engagement and broad partnerships with the private and public sector.