The first ever NGO National Anti-Poaching Conference in September was chaired by Simon Prince, the Association of Chief Police Officers’ lead on rural and wildlife crime. After the event, he told Helena Venables his plans for tackling crime
Shooting organisations have welcomed the Association of Chief Police Officers’ announcement that a dedicated Crimestoppers phone line for firearms offences has been shelved.
The Association of Chief Police Officers has advised police forces to up their activity concerning firearms controls and begin calling on firearms owners unannounced.
The Association of Chief Police Officers has made renewed calls to increase the cost of shotgun and firearms licences, with an 88% rise looking possible. ACPO’s Andy Marsh said he wanted to see licence fees rise to £94, to combat…