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Sussex Police is set to improve the outcomes for victims of low-level crime and anti-social behaviour.Following the introduction of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 each police force in England and Wales is required to publish a Community Remedy document. This provides victims with a choice of activities and sanctions for offenders to complete.The county’s Police & Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, carried out a public consultation in August and September 2014 to find out what out-of-court sanctions residents wanted to see included within the Community Remedy document for Sussex.
Motorists who get behind the wheel after taking drugs are to be targeted in a new road safety crackdown across Surrey and Sussex.Legislation that comes into force on 2 March sets legal limits for how much of a substance – both illegal drugs and prescription medication – motorists can have in their system while driving.A new device has also been approved that will allow officers at the roadside to test if a motorist has taken cannabis or cocaine.The DrugWipe system allows officers to determine in less than 10 minutes whether motorists have the illegal substances in their body, using a swab from inside a driver’s cheek.
Motorists who get behind the wheel after taking drugs are to be targeted in a new road safety crackdown across Surrey and Sussex.Legislation that comes into force on 2 March sets legal limits for how much of a substance – both illegal drugs and prescription medication – motorists can have in their system while driving.A new device has also been approved that will allow officers at the roadside to test if a motorist has taken cannabis or cocaine.The DrugWipe system allows officers to determine in less than 10 minutes whether motorists have the illegal substances in their body, using a swab from inside a driver’s cheek.
The county’s Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC), Katy Bourne, has allocated over £100,000 to support Sussex Police in safe-guarding against domestic abuse.The funding will extend the force’s use of dedicated ‘Operation Ribbon’ domestic abuse patrol cars until the end of April 2015 and will also enable the purchase of 200 specialist smart phones with enhanced technology to support high-risk victims of domestic abuse.Commenting on her commitment to tackle domestic abuse in Sussex, Mrs Bourne said: “Continued investment in the right technology to support victims of domestic abuse is crucial.
The county’s Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC), Katy Bourne, has allocated over £100,000 to support Sussex Police in safe-guarding against domestic abuse.The funding will extend the force’s use of dedicated ‘Operation Ribbon’ domestic abuse patrol cars until the end of April 2015 and will also enable the purchase of 200 specialist smart phones with enhanced technology to support high-risk victims of domestic abuse.Commenting on her commitment to tackle domestic abuse in Sussex, Mrs Bourne said: “Continued investment in the right technology to support victims of domestic abuse is crucial.
Webcast Available Here :http://www.sussex-pcc.public-i.tv/core/portal/webcast_interactive/156109...
Webcast Available Here :http://www.sussex-pcc.public-i.tv/core/portal/webcast_interactive/156109...
WHEN:Friday 20 February at 1pm.WHERE:Watch the meeting live online at:http://www.sussex-pcc.public-i.tv/. A recording will be available to view online shortly afterwards.SOCIAL MEDIA:Follow #SusPolScrutiny on Twitter.
WHEN:Friday 20 February at 1pm.WHERE:Watch the meeting live online at:http://www.sussex-pcc.public-i.tv/. A recording will be available to view online shortly afterwards.SOCIAL MEDIA:Follow #SusPolScrutiny on Twitter.
Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne is funding training for 16 police officers who will become specialist investigators in Harmful Traditional Practices, including FGM. The funding is another investment in the Commissioner’s fight against sexual violence towards women and girls.
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