Police relations with the Media: College of Policing consults on new guidance

1 06 2016

PrintThe College of Policing, which sets professional standards for police officers, is consulting on new Media Relations Guidance designed to provide “a framework to assist those in the police service who engage with the media to do so in an open, accessible and professional way” . Read the rest of this entry »

New Police Guidance on Relationships with the Media: contacts with the media and “naming of suspects”

21 05 2013

College of PolicingThe College of Policing has issued new “Guidance on Relationships with the Media” [pdf].   This has been produced to ensure greater consistency between police forces and in response to the Leveson Inquiry.  The Guidance deals with contacts between police officers and the media, the circumstances in which  arrested persons should be named and with “media ridealongs”. Read the rest of this entry »