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Interim Chief Exec and DCC Hanstock give evidence to Transport Select Committee

18th January 2017

Interim Chief Exec and DCC Hanstock give evidence to Transport Select Committee

Charlotte Vitty, Interim Chief Executive of BTPA, and Deputy Chief Constable Adrian Hanstock attended the Transport Select Committee at the House of Commons on Monday 16 January 2017 to give evidence on tackling crime on the railways and future challenges. Topics raised by the Committee included counter terrorism, the changing railway environment, the Infrastructure Policing Review and…

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Andrew Figgures to retire as BTPA Chief Executive

15th December 2016

Andrew Figgures to retire as BTPA Chief Executive

Andrew Figgures is to retire as Chief Executive of the British Transport Police Authority at the end of December after nearly seven years in the appointment following his 41 year career in the Army. Esther McVey, Chairman of the BTPA said,  “I am grateful to Andrew for extending his tenure at the Authority’s request to…

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BTP launches its annual public consultation

24th November 2016

BTP launches its annual public consultation

The BTP has launched its latest #WhatMatters consultation campaign. Members of the public can let  BTP know what matters to them in policing the railways and help shape policy by completing an online survey.

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Passengers and staff help shape BTP Policing Plans

9th August 2016

Passengers and staff help shape BTP Policing Plans

The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) has issued this year’s full targets to the officers that police Britain’s railways in the latest national and regional Policing Plans. The BTPA, which oversees the work of British Transport Police (BTP), has worked closely with BTP, representatives of the rail industry and passengers to produce this year’s Policing Plans….

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Robin Smith appointed as Assistant Chief Constable

8th August 2016

Robin Smith appointed as Assistant Chief Constable

The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) is pleased to announce that Robin Smith has been appointed to the vacant Assistant Chief Constable (ACC) role at the British Transport Police (BTP)Robin will be joining the Force from Sussex Constabulary, where he was temporary Deputy Chief Constable, on 19 September. He has more than 30 years’ policing…

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