Statement on Camber Sands tragedy
Commenting on the tragic deaths of five people at Camber Sands, Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne said: "This is a tragedy and my thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families of the deceased. "With the bank holiday fast approaching, I am seeking assurances from local partners that all agencies are fully prepared and...
First anniversary of the Shoreham air crash
Commenting on the first anniversary of the Shoreham air crash, Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne said:“The first anniversary of the Shoreham air crash will be particularly hard for the families of those killed and injured and also for those affected.
On Sunday 11 September, Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, (PCC) Katy Bourne, and Chief Constable of Sussex Police, Giles York, are to abseil 115ft down Peacehaven cliffs for Worthing-based charity, The Queen Alexandra Hospital Home (QAHH).The abseil is a sponsored challenge event in aid of QAHH, which cares for disabled ex-Servicemen and women. Mrs Bourne, Mr York and the other participants will get a bird’s eye view of the channel from the top, before descending down the spectacular chalk cliff face on to the seafront below.
One of the oldest independent breweries in Sussex, Harveys, is joining forces this weekend with Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC), Katy Bourne, to help make Sussex #NoPlaceForHate.Between Friday (29 July) and Sunday (31 July), six Harveys pubs across Sussex will be using specially designed beermats that feature a QR code on the back that, when scanned, will quickly download the Self Evident hate crime reporting app onto customers’ smartphones.
Organisers of this year’s Pride festival have joined forces with Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC), Katy Bourne, to help make Sussex #NoPlaceForHate.In the run-up to this year’s event themed ‘Freedom to Live’, pubs and bars in St James’s Street, which are part of the Pride Village Party, will be using specially designed beermats to help publicise the Self Evident hate crime reporting app. The beermats all have a QR code on the back that, when scanned, quickly downloads the app onto the customers’ smartphones.
Commenting on the ONS figures showing overall falls in crime while fraud and cyber crime has increased, Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne said:“These figures confirm the concerns that my Elders’ Commission consultation identified amongst older people across Sussex. Cyber crime and fraud is a growing threat with fraudsters becoming more sophisticated, using technology to industrialise their attacks across international borders and targeting vulnerable older people in particular.
Sussex PCC to chair Police ICT Company
Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne has been elected as chair of the Police ICT Company. The Police ICT Company is a private company limited by guarantee established by Police and Crime Commissioners to support policing to make the public safer through better ICT. The Company acts as a bridge between the policing, technological and commercial...
Tackling hate crime after the EU referendum
To what extent has hate crime increased since the European Union referendum result and what is Sussex Police doing to tackle it?This is one of many questions that the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne will ask Chief Constable Giles York, at this month’s Performance & Accountability Meeting (PAM).
Scam Awareness in Lewes
Do you need advice about scams? The Police & Crime Commissioner’s Office will be joined by local PCSOs at Waitrose in Lewes from 11-2 tomorrow (Tuesday 19 July) to help you discover how to report scams, and tell you more about the support available.
Are you scam aware?
Are you scam aware? That’s the question being asked by Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne next week as part of Scams Awareness Month. Next Wednesday (13 July) Mrs Bourne will be joined by PCSOs at Tesco in Lewes from 12.30-2 to help answer your questions about how to spot scams, and what to do if you think you have been a victim of one.