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We want to hear your views on policing the railway in 2020

16th January 2020

We want to hear your views on policing the railway in 2020

The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) are seeking the views of rail staff and passengers on the BTP’s Policing Plans for 2020/21. Every April, the BTPA publishes the policing plans for the year, including objectives, measures and resource numbers for each of its regional divisions. Prior to this, the Police Authority reaches out to colleagues…

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BTP Chief Constable awarded CBE in 2020 New Year’s Honours

2nd January 2020

BTP Chief Constable awarded CBE in 2020 New Year’s Honours

The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) would like to congratulate Chief Constable Paul Crowther on being awarded a CBE in the 2020 New Year’s Honours. BTPA Chair Ron Barclay-Smith said: “On behalf of my Authority colleagues I would like to congratulate Paul. This is both greatly deserved and a testament to Paul’s hard work and…

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BTP 2019/20 Policing Plan

3rd October 2019

BTP 2019/20 Policing Plan

The British Transport Police’s (BTP) 2019/20 Policing Plan is now available to view on the Policing Plan section of this website. This plan sets out the overarching priorities the BTP will focus on in the coming year, as well as local commitments to address specific priorities in the regional Divisions. Chair of the British Transport…

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Bill Matthews reappointed

29th July 2019

Bill Matthews reappointed

The Secretary of State and Rail Minister have approved the reappointment of Bill Matthews as the BTPA’s Scottish Member for a further three years from October 2019. We thank Bill for all of his work and look forward to our continued work together in the future. You can find Bill’s biography on the Member section…

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New BTPA Chief Executive

3rd June 2019

New BTPA Chief Executive

Hugh Ind has been appointed the new Chief Executive of the British Transport Police Authority (BTPA), starting today (Monday 3 June 2019). Hugh was previously Director General at the Cabinet Office where he was leading work on the Government’s apprenticeship strategy. Hugh has worked in the civil service for 27 years, in roles such as…

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