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Coronavirus (COVID-19): the policing response and what you need to know

COVID-19 policing powers (BSL)

This series of 4 short videos explains the new policing powers put in place because of COVID-19. The videos have been specifically edited with British Sign Language so they are accessible for people who are deaf and/or whose first language is BSL.

The videos have been created by the Police Link Officers for Deaf People (UK PLOD) and are presented by Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney on behalf of the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC).

Video 1: Social restrictions

This video provides information about social restrictions:

Video 2: Police powers

This video explains the new police powers to help keep people safe:

Video 3: The 4 E’s

This video explains the 4 E’s: Engage, Explain, Encourage and Enforce:

Video 4: Public gatherings

This video provides information on policing powers related to public gatherings:

Further information about COVID-19

For updates on policing services and keeping yourself safe, visit our dedicated COVID-19 page.

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