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Committee review performance of the BTP

20th May 2014

Committee review performance of the BTP

The British Transport Police Authority has commended the BTP for its successful work around suicide prevention on the railways and agreed to work together to ensure the recording of stop and search data can stand up to scrutiny in light of the recent HMIC inspection report. The Authority, which oversees the work of the Force,…

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BTPA welcomes funding from Welsh Government for extra officers

20th May 2014

BTPA welcomes funding from Welsh Government for extra officers

The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) has responded to an announcement today by the Welsh Government to provide a further £15.8m to fund extra Community Support Officers including an extra £257,000 to continue to fund seven CSO’s for BTP and a part funded Police Inspector post based in North Wales over a three-year period. Millie Banerjee…

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BTP’s new Chief Constable starts work

2nd May 2014

BTP’s new Chief Constable starts work

Paul Crowther OBE officially took up his post as Chief Constable of BTP on 1 May. Paul is the first home grown chief in 50 years and his appointment coincides with the launch of the National and Local Policing Plans which outline the priorities for the force this year. Millie Banerjee Chair of the British…

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Authority unveil national plans for policing Britain’s railways

31st March 2014

Authority unveil national plans for policing Britain’s railways

Tube and rail passengers can expect an even safer and more reliable journey from tomorrow as targets to be met by the British Transport Police are rolled out nationally. The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA), which oversees the work of the Force, has worked closely with the British Transport Police to produce this year’s National…

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BTPA announce new Chief Constable for British Transport Police

31st March 2014

BTPA announce new Chief Constable for British Transport Police

Chairman of the British Transport Police Authority, Millie Banerjee is delighted to announce that Deputy Chief Constable Paul Crowther OBE has been appointed as the next Chief Constable of the British Transport Police (BTP). Paul Crowther has been Acting Chief Constable since January whilst the current Chief Constable, Andy Trotter OBE QPM, has been leading…

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