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New targets for rail police backed by passengers

29th May 2015

New targets for rail police backed by passengers

New targets, driven by national passenger feedback, have today been officially handed over to the officers that police Britain’s railways. The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA), which oversees the work of British Transport Police (BTP), has worked closely with the Force to produce this year’s policing plans which, it says, take on board the feedback of…

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Rail chief joins BTPA

28th May 2015

Rail chief joins BTPA

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has today (28 May 2015) announced the appointment of a new member of the British Transport Police Authority.  Dyan Crowther, Chief Operating Officer of Govia Thameslink Railway, which operates Thameslink and Great Northern services, took up her appointment on 6 May for a four-year term. She will bring her extensive knowledge…

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BTPA chair to step down after six years

19th May 2015

BTPA chair to step down after six years

The chair of the body that oversees the work of British Transport Police (BTP) has announced she is stepping down from her position having served two terms at the police authority. Millie Banerjee, Chair of the British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) is set to leave the governing body in August having spent more than six…

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New targets will see policing where it’s needed most

1st April 2015

New targets will see policing where it’s needed most

New targets, vital for keeping the country moving and passengers safe, are being rolled out force wide today. The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA), which oversees the work of the Force, has worked closely with BTP to produce this year’s National and Divisional Policing Plans which sets out targets to be delivered by the end of the…

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Senior figure in policing world passes away

24th March 2015

Senior figure in policing world passes away

It is with great sadness that the Authority announces the sudden death of Catherine Crawford, Member of the British Transport Police Authority, who died in the early hours of Friday 20 March 2015. Catherine had been diagnosed with a serious illness late last year. Catherine became a member of the BTPA in September 2013, having been…

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