2012

November 2012

22 November 2012 - Meeting with Sussex Police Chief Officer Team

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
First formal meeting with Sussex Police Chief Officer Team.

22 November 2012 - Meeting with Chief Constable - Introduction

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
First formal meeting with the Chief Constable. Discussed future working and PCCs expectations.

22 November 2012 - Wealden District Council Chairman's Reception

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Civic Community Hall

Outcome:
The PCC met with Councillors and staff the Chairman's reception and discussed future working and her priorities for policing in Sussex.

22 November 2012 - Signing of the Oath ceremony, filmed by BBC South East

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
The PCC officially took office and signed the Oath.

22 November 2012 - Press interview - Crawley News

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: Telephone interview

Outcome:
The PCC was interviewed for a news story on the radio about the election and her appointment.

22 November 2012 - Press interview - Splash FM

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: Telephone interview

Outcome:
The PCC was interviewed for a news story on the radio about the election and her appointment.

23 November 2012 - Meeting with Chief Finance Officer to discuss budget

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Value for Money

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
The PCC received a briefing from the Chief Finance Officer on the current budget for 2012-13.

23 November 2012 - BBC Radio Sussex Interview

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: BBC Studio, Brighton

Outcome:
The PCC was interviewed live about the election and her appointment and answered questions from listeners.

25 November 2012 - Violence Against Women and Girls Commissioning Group

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Victim Focus

Outcome:
Meeting with partners to discuss commissioning arrangements of the government’s VAWG agenda in Sussex

26 November 2012 - PCC briefing from ACC Pinkney on Serious and Organised Crime

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
Detailed briefing on Sussex Police and regional approach to tackling Serious and Organised Crime

26 November 2012 - Police and Crime Panel Meeting

Attended by: PCC, CEO, CFO

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: County Hall, Lewes

Outcome:
First meeting of the Police & Crime Panel. Reviewed first draft of the Police & Crime Plan which was well received.

27 November 2012 - Meeting with Chief Constable and Deputy Chief Constable

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
First formal meeting with the Deputy Chief Constable.

27 November 2012 - National Farmers Union for West Sussex Annual General Meeting

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: Blacksmiths Arms, Billingshurst

Outcome:
The PCC addressed a meeting of the National Farmers Union and advised them of her future plans in relation to rural crime.

27 November 2012 - PCC met Independent Custody Visitor Panel Co-ordinators at their bi-annual meeting

Attended by: PCC, OSPCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
The PCC met with Panel Coordinators from the Independent Custody Visiting Scheme and assured them of her commitment to volunteering.

28 November 2012 - Independent Custody Visiting Panel Meeting, Worthing

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: Worthing Custody Suite

Outcome:
Considered the visiting statistics and updated the panel on developments in relation to the change to OSPCC

29 November 2012 - Meeting with Director of Human Resources, Sussex Police

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Value for Money

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
First formal meeting with the Director of Human Resources to discuss recruitment of statutory posts (CEO and CFO).

29 November 2012 - Rise UK Living Library

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: Jubilee Library, Brighton

Outcome:
The PCC attended the Rise UK Living Library event where members of the public ask other service users and professionals questions about their life and experiences.

29 November 2012 - Meeting to discuss Communications Strategy with OSPCC staff

Attended by: PCC, OSPCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
The PCC met with her Communications team to discuss ways of working and communications objectives and priorities.

30 November 2012 - Meeting with Chief Constable

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Police HQ

Outcome:
Weekly meeting with the Chief Constable to discuss current police and community safety issues.

30 November 2012 - Sussex Association of Local Councils Meeting with the Chief Constable

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Police HQ

Outcome:
The PCC attended the quarterly meeting with the Chief Constable and Sussex Association of Local Council (SALC) representatives to discuss issues raised by town and parish councils.

30 November 2012 - Community Safety Meeting (St James Street, Brighton)

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Dorset Gardens Methodist Church

Outcome:
The PCC met with the police, partners and members of the public to discuss and tackle issues of concern.

December 2012

3 December 2012 - The All Party Parliamentary Group on Policing

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: London

Outcome:
The PCC attended an All Parliamentary Group on Policing at the House of Lords and heard from Dame Ann Owers, Chair of the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

3 December 2012 - Meeting of the Association of Police & Crime Commissioner Chief Executives

Attended by: CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: London

Outcome:
Worked through a number of national issues post election and future challenges, including Stage 2 Transfer.

3 December 2012 - Home Office Conference for PCCs

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: London

Outcome:
National conference for PCCs. Received Keynote Speech from the Home Secretary and discussed National Security and Organised, the policing landscape and crime prevention.

4 December 2012 - Meeting with the Director of Human Resources at Sussex Police

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Value for Money

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
Meeting with the Director of Human Resources to discuss recruitment of statutory posts (CEO and CFO).

4 December 2012 - West Sussex Strategic Community Safety Partnership

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: County Hall, Horsham

Outcome:
The PCC addressed a meeting of the West Sussex Strategic Community Partnership and discussed her priorities and future plans for Crime & Community Safety.

4 December 2012 - Brighton & Hove Strategic Partnership

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: The Jury's Inn, Brighton

Outcome:
The PCC addressed a meeting of the Brighton & Hove Strategic Partnership and discussed her priorities and future plans for Crime & Community Safety.

4 December 2012 - Meeting with the Chief Executive of Surrey and Sussex Probation

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
Useful first meeting with the Chief Executive of Surrey and Sussex Probation Trust. Discussed the review of the Probation service and PCC attendance on the Sussex Criminal Justice Board, which the Surrey Sussex Probation Chief Executive chairs.

4 December 2012 - Meeting with Police officers' and staff at the Early turn in Brighton

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: John Street Police Station

Outcome:
The Commissioner met with several officers and staff in Brighton & Hove at their 7am early briefing and gained an understanding of the issues facing Brighton and the measures being taken to address them.

5 December 2012 - Police Witness Care Unit Victim Conference

Attended by: PCC, OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Sloughed Manor

Outcome:
The PCC attended a conference on Enhancing Witness Care. Met with Witness Care Officers and learnt about the role of the unit

5 December 2012 - Meeting with Police officers and staff at the Early turn in Crawley

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Crawley Police Station

Outcome:
The Commissioner met with several officers and staff in Crawley at their 7am early briefing and gained an understanding of the issues facing this district and the measures being taken by the District Commander to address them.

6 December 2012 - Independent Custody Visiting Panel Meeting, Brighton

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: Hollingbury Custody Suite

Outcome:
Considered the visiting statistics and updated the panel on developments in relation to the change to OSPCC.

6 December 2012 - Eastbourne Strategic Partnership

Attended by: CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Eastbourne Homes Ltd, Ivy House

Outcome:
The CEO represented the Commissioner at the Eastbourne Strategic Partnership and discussed the role of the PCC and her plans for Community Safety.

6 December 2012 - National Farmers Union for East Sussex Annual General Meeting

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: Boship Farm Hotel, Lower Dicker

Outcome:
The PCC addressed a meeting of the National Farmers Union and discussed her future plans in relation to rural crime.

6 December 2012 - Living Wage Campaign Launch

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: Brighton

Outcome:
The PCC attended a photo call in relation to a press release with some initial key businesses and organisations in Brighton & Hove that had signed up to state their commitment to the Living Wage, including Sussex Police.

6 December 2012 - Press interview - Radio Reverb

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: Telephone interview

Outcome:
The PCC was interviewed for a news story on the radio about the election and her appointment.

6 December 2012 - Meeting with Police officers and staff at the Early turn in Hastings

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Hastings Police Station

Outcome:
The PCC met with several officers and staff in Hastings at their 7am early briefing and gained an understanding of the issues facing this district and the measures being taken by the District Commander to address them.

7 December 2012 - Meeting with the Chief Constable

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
Weekly meeting with the Chief Constable to discuss current Police and community safety issues.

7 December 2012 - 200 Club Lunch - Eastbourne Constituency Conservative Association Lunch

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: Langham Hotel, Eastbourne

Outcome:
The PCC addressed the Eastbourne Constituency Conservative Association and talked about her role as a PCC and her future plans and priorities for policing and crime.

7 December 2012 - Press interview - West Sussex County Times and Sussex Newspapers North

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
The PCC was interviewed by News Editor Theo Cronin. A profile of the PCC appeared in the following week's newspapers.

10 December 2012 - Neighbourhood Policing Working Group

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
Worked through Neighbourhood Policing issues including PCSOs in schools, performance management and shift patterns.

10 December 2012 - Brighton & Hove Community Safety Forum

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Hove Town Hall

Outcome:
The PCC addressed a meeting of the Brighton & Hove Community Safety Forum and discussed her priorities and future plans for Crime & Community Safety.

10 December 2012 - Surrey & Sussex Probation Trust's Leadership Event

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: K2 Leisure Centre, Crawley

Outcome:
The PCC addressed Surrey and Sussex Probation Trust Senior Managers and talked about her role as a PCC and plans for policing and crime.

11 December 2012 - PCC update briefing on Budget and Estates

Attended by: PCC, CFO

Policy Priority: Value for Money

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
Detailed PCC briefing on the current estates strategy and budget for 2012-13 and 2013-14.

11 December 2012 - East Sussex Shadow Health and Wellbeing Board

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: County Hall, Lewes

Outcome:
Represented the PCC at this meeting and heard updates of the ongoing work by East Sussex County Council.

11 December 2012 - Meeting and Patrol with the Neighbourhood Policing Team in Haywards Heath

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Haywards Heath Police Station

Outcome:
The PCC met with several officers in Haywards Heath to gain an understanding of the issues facing this district and accompanied officers on patrol.

11 December 2012 - Meeting with Police officers and staff at the Early turn in Worthing

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Worthing Police Station

Outcome:
The PCC met with several officers and staff in Worthing at their 7am early briefing and gained an understanding of the issues facing this district and the measures being taken by the District Commander to address them.

12 December 2012 - Meeting with the Chief Executive for the Sussex Association of Local Councils

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
Useful first meeting with the Chief Executive of the Sussex Association of Local Councils. Discussed future partnership working and issues being highlighted from local councils.

12 December 2012 - Meeting with Leader and Chief Executive, Mid Sussex District Council

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
Useful first meeting with Leader and CEO. Discussed Community Safety Partnership (CSP) funding and agreed OSPCC representation on the CSP and agreed to feed back into Police & Crime Plan.

12 December 2012 - Lewes Community Safety Partnership

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
The PCC addressed a meeting of the Lewes Community Safety Partnership and discussed her priorities and future plans for Crime & Community Safety.

12 December 2012 - Meeting with Police officers and staff at the Early turn in Eastbourne

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Hammonds Drive, Eastbourne

Outcome:
The PCC met with several officers and staff in Eastbourne at their 7am early briefing and gained an understanding of the issues facing this district and the measures being taken by the District Commander to address them.

12 December 2012 - West Sussex County Council and Fire & Rescue Service Carol Service

Attended by: PCC

Venue: Chichester Cathedral

Outcome:
The PCC attended the carol service and met with staff from West Sussex County Council and West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.

13 December 2012 - PCC briefing with Chief Constable ahead of launch of the Domestic Abuse campaign

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Victim Focus

Venue: Police HQ

Outcome:
The PCC met with the Chief Constable ahead of the launch of the Domestic Abuse campaign.

13 December 2012 - Meeting with Police Federation representatives

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
Useful first meeting with Sussex Police Federation staff to discuss future working.

13 December 2012 - East Sussex Safer Communities Steering Group

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: County Hall, Lewes

Outcome:
The PCC addressed a meeting of the East Sussex Safer Communities Steering Group and discussed her priorities and future plans for Crime & Community Safety.

13 December 2012 - Meeting with CID, John Street

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: John Street Police Station

Outcome:
The PCC met with staff within the Criminal Investigation Department at John Street Police Station and gained further understanding of the work of the department.

14 December 2012 - Meeting with the Sussex Police Adult Protection Team in Brighton

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Victim Focus

Venue: John Street Police Station

Outcome:
Following the launch of the Domestic Abuse campaign the PCC met with officers within the Adult Protection Team.

14 December 2012 - Meeting with the Chief Constable

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: John Street Police Station

Outcome:
Weekly meeting with the Chief Constable to discuss current Police and community safety issues.

14 December 2012 - Meeting with Deputy Leader and Chief Executive, East Sussex County Council

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: County Hall, Lewes

Outcome:
Useful first meeting with the Deputy Leader and Chief Executive of East Sussex County Council. Discussed Community Safety Partnership (CSP) funding and agreed OSPCC representation on CSPs and agreed to feed back into Police & Crime Plan.

14 December 2012 - Launch of Sussex Police Domestic Abuse Campaign

Attended by: PCC, OSPCC

Policy Priority: Victim Focus

Venue: John Street Police Station

Outcome:
The PCC took part in the launch of the Domestic Abuse campaign.

14 December 2012 - BBC Radio 5 Live shadowing day

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Outcome:
The PCC was shadowed by Political Editor Matt Coles to provide background sound bites for the Radio 5 Live debate on 17 December.

17 December 2012 - Press interview - Worthing Herald

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: Telephone interview

Outcome:
The PCC was questioned about funding for the Anti Social Behaviour teams in Worthing. The PCC confirmed she had secured funding for the teams in 2013.

17 December 2012 - BBC Radio 5 Live round table debate

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Venue: BBC Sussex Studio Brighton

Outcome:
The PCC joined Bedfordshire PCC, Olly Martins and Dorset PCC, Martyn Underhill for a live debate on Radio 5 Live. The three PCCs discussed their policy priorities and answered questions from listeners.

17 December 2012 - Meeting with the Leader and Chief Executive , West Sussex County Council

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: County Hall, Chichester

Outcome:
Useful first meeting with Leader and CEO. Discussed Community Safety Partnership (CSP) funding and agreed OSPCC representation on the CSP and agreed to feed back into Police & Crime Plan.

17 December 2012 - Meeting with the Chief Executive of Chichester District Council

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Chichester District Council offices

Outcome:
Useful first meeting with Leader and CEO. Discussed Community Safety Partnership (CSP) funding and agreed OSPCC representation on the CSP and agreed to feed back into Police & Crime Plan.

18 December 2012 - Safe in the City Partnership

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Kings House, Brighton

Outcome:
The PCC addressed a meeting of the Safe in the City Partnership and discussed her priorities and future plans for Crime & Community Safety.

18 December 2012 - Meeting with Strategic Leadership Team, Brighton & Hove City Council

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Kings House, Brighton

Outcome:
The PCC introduced herself and her CEO to staff within the Strategic Leadership Team at Brighton & Hove City Council.

18 December 2012 - Meeting with Leader and Chief Executive, Brighton & Hove City Council

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Kings House, Brighton

Outcome:
Useful first meeting with Leader and CEO. Discussed Community Safety Partnership (CSP) funding and agreed OSPCC representation on the CSP and agreed to feed back into Police & Crime Plan.

18 December 2012 - Meeting with Leader and Chief Executive, Worthing Council

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Town Hall, Worthing

Outcome:
Useful first meeting with Leader and CEO. Discussed Community Safety Partnership (CSP) funding and agreed OSPCC representation on the CSP and agreed to feed back into Police & Crime Plan.

18 December 2012 - Audit Committee interviews

Attended by: CFO

Policy Priority: Value for Money

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
The CFO, along with the Force Director of Finance carried out interviews for the Audit Committee.

18 December 2012 - Meeting with Police officers and staff at the Early turn in Brighton

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: John Street Police Station

Outcome:
The PCC met with officers and staff in Brighton at the 7am early turn briefing and gained an understanding of issues facing this district and measures being taken by the District Commander to address them.

19 December 2012 - PCC induction from Victim Support

Attended by: PCC, OSPCC

Policy Priority: Victim Focus

Venue: Lewes Crown Court

Outcome:
The PCC spent the day with Victim Support staff in Lewes & Shoreham learning about the broad range of services offered to Victim Focus and witnesses.

19 December 2012 - Audit Committee interviews

Attended by: CFO

Policy Priority: Value for Money

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
The CFO, along with the Force Director of Finance carried out interviews for the Audit Committee.

20 December 2012 - PCC briefing on the Serving Sussex 2015 Programme

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Value for Money

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
Detailed PCC briefing on the Serving Sussex Programme.

20 December 2012 - PCC briefing on domestic abuse from Sussex Police

Attended by: PCC, OSPCC

Policy Priority: Victim Focus

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
The PCC met with officers at Sussex Police to discuss domestic abuse plans and how PCC and Force can work together.

20 December 2012 - Meeting with Deputy Chief Constable

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
Deputy Chief Constable met with the PCC for her weekly meeting. Discussed performance and current operations.

20 December 2012 - Meeting with Chief Superintendent Bartlett and Supt Blaker to discuss the Superintendents Association

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
The PCC met representatives from the Supt Association and agreed to attend the Annual meeting in February.

20 December 2012 - PCC briefing on Operation Marble and late night patrol in Brighton

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: John Street Police Station

Outcome:
The PCC met with officers at John Street Police station, received a briefing on Operation Marble and went out on late night/early morning patrol with officers.

20 December 2012 - Meeting with Norman Baker MP

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: PCCs Office

Outcome:
Introductory meeting with Norman Baker MP for Lewes. Discussed future working relationship.

20 December 2012 - Meeting with Police officers and staff at the Early turn in Uckfield

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Uckfield Police Station

Outcome:
The PCC met with officers and staff in Uckfield at the 7am early turn briefing and gained an understanding of issues facing this district and measures being taken by the District Commander to address them.

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