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The force is looking to fill new positions, after the increase in the police precept, with passionate and dedicated people to serve the community.Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne said: “I am delighted to approve a budget that enables the Chief Constable to recruit up to 100 new police officers.“I have always maintained that protecting neighbourhood policing is a top priority because it matters so much to communities across our county.
Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne is keen to hear your views on crime and community safety in Brighton.Residents are invited to come along to Brighton Jubilee library from 10am – 4pm on Tuesday 23 February to share their thoughts on how safe they feel in their community and the priorities they would like to see the police focus on.
Following widespread reporting from local and national media Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne will question Chief Constable Giles York about Sussex Police’s use of plain clothes officers to target homeless beggars.
Sussex PCC Katy Bourne welcomed today’s Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary Police Effectiveness report and the clear and concise message that Sussex Police is good at keeping people safe and reducing crime.
A national programme to challenge the behaviour of perpetrators of domestic abuse in order to reduce the number of victims is being piloted in West Sussex over the next three years.
The largest ever regional cybercrime survey has revealed that over 1 million people could have fallen victim to cybercrime in the South East in 2015. With over 11,600 responses, the survey provides the first in-depth look at residents’ experiences and perceptions of cybercrime.
The fight against child sexual exploitation (CSE) was given a boost in 2015 when Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC), Katy Bourne, allocated funding for a dedicated CSE analyst post within Sussex Police.In March 2015, 34-year-old Aimee Streeter successfully applied for the post and in thisvideoshe explains her intelligence-led role, the immediate risks and what the emerging CSE challenges are for 2016.
Victims of crime will now have access to a ‘one stop shop’ for information about Restorative Justice (RJ) in Sussex following the announcement of new pages on theSafe: Space website.The site, funded by Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne and developed by her office, provides an online directory of local specialist victim support services. It also offers information about different types of crime and what happens at each stage of the criminal justice system, helping to ‘demystify’ the process for people when they may be at their most vulnerable.
Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, said it was “very rewarding to see the “good” rating of Sussex Police by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), and particularly pleasing that HMIC recognised the progress made on Stop and Search.”
Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, along with Chief Constable, Giles York, met with Karen Bradley MP, Minister for Preventing Abuse and Exploitation, during her visit to Crawley on Friday (5 February).The Minister visited Crawley Police Station and Langley Green Hospital to see how Sussex Police and NHS staff are working together to help improve the experience of people detained under s136 of the Mental Health Act.
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