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.
The Minister for Policing and the Fire Service, Nick Hurd, has announced £60m of funding for police reform and digital projects from the Police Transformation Fund.
A support service for victims of stalking in Sussex is to be commissioned by Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne following the success of a pilot project in Brighton & Hove to understand the demand for specialist support.
Sussex PCC to question Chief Constable about possible restrictions following acid attacks
Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne will question the Chief Constable about the key challenges facing the force to tackle assaults using corrosive substances in Sussex.
Sussex PCC seeks renewed commitment from fire authorities to seize transformation opportunity
At Shoreham Fire Station today (Friday, 14 July), Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne presented the recommendations of an independent report she has commissioned into the governance options for the county’s fire and rescue services.
“The findings from this report are concerning but I am confident that Sussex Police has taken a number of steps already to improve the way it handles reports of stalking and harassment."
Police and crime commissioners in the south east have pledged to pull together to tackle modern slavery in the region.
Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne joined road policing officers and volunteers from the force in Lewes on Wednesday to see them in action.