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Policing and Crime Act 2009

Volume 507: debated on Monday 8 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what steps he plans to take to ensure that training on the implementation of Part 2 of the Policing and Crime Act 2009 is cascaded to front-line officers; (320043)

(2) what steps he is taking to train police officers for the introduction of the Policing and Crime Act 2009, with particular reference to the use of the new powers introduced under Part 2 of that Act.

The National Policing Improvement Agency’s (NPIA) Operational, Specialist and Leadership Training Courses are affected by the Policing and Crime Act 2009. These courses are currently being updated to cover the new legislation and accountabilities.

All NPIA training courses and learning resources are regularly updated and reviewed by the NPIA Legal and Diversity Review Team.