A new role to help tackle human trafficking and modern slavery in Sussex will be funded by the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner.
Sussex PCC Katy Bourne has announced up to £100,000 of new funding for support services after a report commissioned by her office found boys and young men risk being overlooked as potential victims of sexual exploitation.
Organisations across Sussex are being invited to bid for funding from the county’s Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne.
More than 100 people attended a crime summit hosted by Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne in Hastings this week.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd has praised the decision to hold a public event in Hastings to look at the issue of anti-social behaviour.
Sussex PCC to host crime summit in Hastings
Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne will focus on the partnership work being undertaken to tackle anti-social behaviour when she hosts her second ever crime summit in Hastings later this month.
Members of the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner’s Youth and Elders’ Commissions have teamed up to produce a video on online safety.
Vulnerable victims and witnesses will be able to give evidence remotely to courts around the country after a live video link was installed at a venue in West Sussex.
Responding to the news that the cap on public sector pay rises in England and Wales is to be lifted, with police officers to receive a 1% rise plus a 1% bonus, Sussex PCC Katy Bourne says: “The Government’s announcement on police pay today goes some way to acknowledging the selfless dedication of police officers and the long period of pay restraint they have worked through."
Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne will question the Chief Constable about the force’s changes to its policing model at this month’s Performance & Accountability Meeting.