2016

As of May 2016 the Commissioner's Monthly Update was replaced with a video log (vlog) highlighting her work over the previous month, or focusing on a particular topic in line with national awareness days or weeks.

January 2016

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February 2016

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March 2016

1 March 2016 - Sy/Sx Goddard Enquiry

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Outcome:
Oversight of Sussex Police approach to national Goddard Enquiry.

1 March 2016 - PCC Estates Board

Attended by: PCC, CFO

Policy Priority: Value for Money

Outcome:
The PCC and her Chief Finance Officer met with Sussex Police’s Estates Team for their monthly board meeting. Updates were provided on key estates projects, closures and investment.

1 March 2016 - Crawley Safer Partnership

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Outcome:
Quarterly meeting of the Partnership, which brings together statutory agencies that are involved in community safety across Crawley.

1 March 2016 - Safer Crawley Partnership Executive Meeting

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety.

1 March 2016 - Media Interview

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Victim Focus

Outcome:
BBC Sussex conducted an interview following the launch of the  DRIVE Programme.

1 March 2016 - Meeds and Franklands Neighbourhood Panel Meeting

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Outcome:
The PCC addressed residents at the Meeds and Franklands Neighbourhood Panel meeting in Burgess Hill.

2 March 2016 - West Sussex RJ Divisional Meeting

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Outcome:
Monthly meeting of West Sussex RJ Partners to update and discuss cases.

2 March 2016 - CJS Joint Efficiencies Board

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Outcome:
Presentation given on the Video-Enabled Justice Programme and its planned install of video end points across Sussex.

2 March 2016 - UK Border Force

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence

Venue: Gatwick Airport

Outcome:
Familiarisation visit for OPCC Independent Custody Visitor volunteers already engaged in custody visiting to the UK Border Force custody facilities at Gatwick Airport. Issues specific to Gatwick custody discussed, prior to extension of the custody visiting scheme.

2 March 2016 - East Sussex Strategic Partnership

Attended by: CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Outcome:
East Sussex County Council’s Strategic Partnership Board. Discussions were had on Devolution, post-budget and Community Resilience.

2 March 2016 - Performance & Accountability Steering Group

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Victim Focus

Venue: London

Outcome:
The PCC chaired a Performance & Accountability Steering Group meeting with PCCs. Discussions on the remit of the Group and key matters with HMIC and the College of Policing.

2 March 2016 - Professional Committee Meeting

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: London

Outcome:
College of Policing Professional Committee, reviewed College’s Business Plan for 2016-17 and discussions on the College’s response to HMIC’s ‘Witness for the Prosecution’ and ‘Increasingly Everyone’s Business’ inspections.

2 March 2016 - National CRC Conference Dinner

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Speaking at National CRC Conference Dinner

Outcome:
The PCC addressed Community Rehabilitation Company Chief Executives nationally at their annual conference in Brighton. Discussed her role and relevant areas of business including; Restorative Justice, Mental Health Custody Triage, Domestic abuse DRIVE Programme and Community Safety funded community projects.

3 March 2016 - Meeting with ACC Barry

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Venue: Police HQ

Outcome:
The PCC had her regular liaison meeting with ACC Barry. Discussed policing of the hunts, National Police Air Support (NPAS) and the Safer Sussex Roads Partnership.

April 2016

1 April 2016 - Meeting with Chief Constable

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence

Outcome:
The PCC held her weekly meeting with the Chief Constable and received an update on the Local Policing Programme and chief officer recruitment.

1 April 2016 - Meeting with Eeva Pellonpera, PCC Relationship Manager

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Victim Focus

Outcome:
Initial meeting with the new PCC Relationship Manager for London and South East.

1 April 2016 - Public Telephone Surgery

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence

Outcome:
The PCC spoke with members of the public that had contacted her Office during one of her regular telephone surgeries. The surgeries provide an opportunity for her to engage with residents and discuss their concerns confidentially.

4 April 2016 - Sussex Crimestoppers Golden Handcuff Club Lunch

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence

Outcome:
The PCC attended a fundraising lunch for Sussex Crimestoppers. The event provided an opportunity to engage with partners.

5 April 2016 - North West Sussex Parishes

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence

The PCC will address members of the North West Sussex Parishes

Outcome:
The PCC addressed a meeting of parishes across North West Sussex. Discussed her role and changes to local policing.

6 April 2016 - Joint Audit Committee Workshop

Attended by: CFO, OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Value for Money

Outcome:
Discussion of the proposed emergency service collaboration, Tone from the Top report and update on the Assurance Framework.

6 April 2016 - PCCs Policing Together Governance Board

Attended by: CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Value for Money

Outcome:
Policing Together Board with Surrey PCC and forces to discuss collaboration. Updates on the Section 22 Agreements.

7 April 2016 - Meeting with T/ACC Laurence Taylor

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Outcome:
Regular liaison meeting with T/ACC Laurence Taylor. Updates were provided on the Local Policing Programme and PCSO recruitment.

7 April 2016 - Home Office’s Workforce Capability Team

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Outcome:
The Home Office’s Workforce Capability Team visited Sussex for a development day and as part of this met with the PCC to gain an understanding of her role.

7 April 2016 - Meeting with Chief Executive, East Sussex County Council

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Outcome:
PCC and CEO quarterly meeting with Chief Executive of East Sussex County Council to discuss areas of working that are of shared interest.

7 April 2016 - Burgess Hill Shopwatch

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence

Outcome:
The PCC addressed a meeting of the Burgess Hill Shopwatch Team. Discussed her role and local policing issues for them.

8 April 2016 - Meeting with Chief Constable

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence

Outcome:
The PCC had her weekly meeting with the Chief Constable and received an update on the Local Policing Programme and chief officer recruitment.

10 April 2016 - Haywards Heath charity Bike Ride

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Public Confidence

Outcome:
The PCC was invited to attend and fire the official starting gun for the Haywards Heath charity Bike Ride.

11 April 2016 - Accessing Justice Board

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Victim Focus

Outcome:
Demonstration of first live link installation with Met Police.

11 April 2016 - PCC Candidate Familiarisation Event

Attended by: CEO, CFO, OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Victim Focus, Value for Money

Outcome:
Familiarisation event with Sussex Police Chief Constable and senior officers for all standing Police & Crime Commissioner candidates.

12 April 2016 - Senior Contract Manager, CRC

Attended by: PCC, CEO, OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Victim Focus

Outcome:
Meeting with new Contract Manager from the Community Rehabilitation Company.

12 April 2016 - Meeting with Cllr Robert New, Portsmouth City Council

Attended by: PCC

13 April 2016 - Domestic Abuse Management Meeting

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Victim Focus

Outcome:
A consultation on the use of Restorative Practice in Domestic and Sexual Abuse Cases.

14 April 2016 - Assistant Chief Constable Interviews

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Outcome:
The PCC joined Sussex Police’s interview panel for the Assistant Chief Constable post. Laurence Taylor was successfully appointed to ACC. Read more about changes to the chief officer teams here.

14 April 2016 - Justice Video Group

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Victim Focus

Outcome:
National meeting including a regional VEJ update

14 April 2016 - Brighton & Hove Monthly Divisional Meeting

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Victim Focus

Outcome:
Review and updates of current and upcoming Restorative Justice cases.

14 April 2016 - Independent Custody Visiting Steering Group

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence

Outcome:
Regular meeting with key ICVs to exchange ideas and progress work on the ICV Scheme Handbook refresh.

14 April 2016 - APACE

Attended by: CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Outcome:
Meeting of the Association of Police & Crime Chief Executives. Items on the agenda included Fire & Rescue collaboration, Devolution and the National Vision for Policing.

15 April 2016 - Performance & Accountability Meeting

Attended by: PCC, CEO, OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence, Victim Focus, Value for Money

Monthly Performance & Accountability Meeting with the Chief Constable which is webcast live and can be viewed here.

Outcome:
Monthly Performance & Accountability Meeting with the Chief Constable. Minutes and a webcast from this meeting are available to view online here.

15 April 2016 - 150th Anniversary of Eastbourne Pier

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence

Outcome:
The PCC attended an anniversary event at Eastbourne Pier to celebrate 150 years of the pier.

 15 April 2016 - Restorative Practice Awards

Attended by: PCC, OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence, Victim Focus

Outcome:
The PCC and her Strategic RJ Manager attended the national Restorative Practice Awards in London. The Sussex Restorative Justice Partnership received an award for communities.

18 April 2016 - Sussex Clerks Meeting

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence

Outcome:
The PCC attended a meeting of Sussex Town and Parish Clerks to talk about her role and local policing.

18 April 2016 - Opening the Sussex Police Evolve Conference

Attended by: PCC, OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Outcome:
The PCC addressed the Sussex Police Evolve conference which focused on International Women’s Day. Presentation of awards to female officers, staff and volunteers of the policing family. Keynote speakers on the role of women in the police.

19 April 2016 - Meeting with Emma Charalambous IOMU Caseworker - Justice Services

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Outcome:

Discuss the potential of Bronzefield prison utilising restorative justice.

20 April 2016 - Pan Sussex DA and SA Executive Board Meeting

Attended by: CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Victim Focus

Outcome:
The Chief Executive attended a Pan Sussex Domestic Abuse & Sexual Abuse Executive Board with partners across the County.

20 April 2016 - Royal Opening of Saxon House

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Outcome:
His Royal Highness, The Duke of Gloucester officially opened the community hub base in Newhaven, Saxon House, which Sussex Police share with East Sussex Fire & Rescue and Lewes District Council. During the visit, there was a tour of the site and opportunity to meet with staff and see the various work carried out in the local community.

20 April 2016 - PCC Estates Board

Attended by: PCC

21 April 2016 - East Sussex Monthly Divisional Meeting

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Victim Focus

Outcome:
Review and updates of current and upcoming Restorative Justice cases

22 April 2016 - Weekly meeting with Chief Constable

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence

Outcome:
The PCC had her weekly meeting with the Chief Constable and received an update on the Local Policing Programme and chief officer recruitment.

22 April 2016 - Victim Support National Oversight Meeting

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Victim Focus

Outcome:
Regular oversight meeting with regional PCCs’ victim services contract managers.

22 April 2016 - ESCP Political Stakeholders Steering Board

Attended by: CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Outcome:
The Chief Executive attended a Steering Group meeting of the Emergency Services Collaboration Programme.

22 April 2016 - WayfinderWoman Conference

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence

Outcome:
The PCC gave an address at the Wayfinder Woman conference at the East Sussex National.

22 April 2016 - Brighton & District NARPO AGM

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence

Outcome:
The PCC addressed the Annual General Meeting of the Brighton & District Retired Police Officers.

26 April 2016 - Meeting with HMCTS

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Victim Focus

Outcome:
Discussion with HMCTS around current VEJ work.

26 April 2016 - Youth Offending Services Board Meeting

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Victim Focus

Outcome:
Updates and discussion of any matters arising.

26 April 2016 - High Sheriff's Inaugural Dinner

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence

Outcome:
Inaugural dinner for the new High Sheriff of West Sussex.

27 April 2016 - College of Policing Board

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Outcome:
Board meeting for members of the College of Policing Board. Updates were received by the Chair, Chief Executive and relevant committees.

27 April 2016 - Youth Independent Advisory Group (IAG)

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence

Outcome:
Youth IAG on the work of Sussex Police around Prevent/tackling radicalisation. Determining what young people can do to raise awareness and how Sussex Police could enhance its communications to engage more young people.

28 April 2016 - External Audit of ICV Scheme – interim meeting

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence

Outcome:
Interim review of Scheme documentation, including return of questionnaires submitted by ICVs to auditor.

28 April 2016 - Deputy Chief Constable Interviews

Attended by: PCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Outcome:
The PCC joined Sussex Police’s interview panel for the Deputy Chief Constable post.

28 April 2016 - City Management Board

Attended by: CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety

Outcome:
The Chief Executive attended Brighton & Hove City Council’s City Management Board with senior partners. Discussions on Prevent and Social Cohesion and the transformation of the Health Service.

29 April 2016 - Monthly Chief Constable and Deputy Chief Constable Meeting

Attended by: PCC, CEO

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Public Confidence, Victim Focus, Value for Money

Outcome:
The PCC and CEO met with the Chief Constable and T/Deputy Chief Constable for their monthly meeting. Discussed the Local Policing Programme, national issues and portfolios and recruitment.

29 April 2016 - Meeting with Governor HMP Ford- Stephen Fradley

Attended by: OSPCC

Policy Priority: Crime & Community Safety, Victim Focus

Outcome:
Discuss Restorative Justice in HMP Ford.

May 2016

May vlog

Newly re-elected PCC Katy Bourne explains what she's been up to during May in the first of her new monthly vlogs.

June 2016

June vlog

Want to know what your Commissioner's been up to during the past month? Find out with her latest vlog.

July 2016

July vlog

Filmed at Brighton Pride 2016 the PCC's monthly vlog brings you up to date on what she's been up to during the past month. Watch to hear about the Self Evident hate crime app and an exciting new challenge for the PCC.

August 2016

August vlog

Watch PCC Katy Bourne's August vlog to find out what she's been up to during the past month, and watch our other videos to find out more about her charity abseil.

December 2016

December vlog

In December's vlog PCC Katy Bourne talks about video enabled justice from Hammonds Drive Police Station in Eastbourne.

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