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.
Hastings police station was officially reopened by Lord Lieutenant Peter Field on Wednesday, 3 February.The Lord Lieutenant was joined by Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne, Chief Constable Giles York, East Sussex’s Divisional Commander Temporary Chief Superintendent Di Roskilly and local VIPs from partner agencies and local government.
A national campaign reminding the public to call 101 for a police non-emergency response has been welcomed by the county’s Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC), Katy Bourne.“More than three quarters of 999 calls received by the police [nationally] are for non-emergencies”, Mrs Bourne said. “To help the police tackle crime effectively, this campaign reminds the public to call 101 to speak to the police when there isn’t a crime in progress or an immediate risk of violence or harm. It also encourages the public to remind their family and friends of the service.
Brighton Women’s Centre has secured funding from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to support a new project that is helping women offenders turn their backs on a life of crime.The organisation received a £30,000 grant from the MoJ which match-funded a a previous grant from the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, (PCC) Katy Bourne.
Sussex PCC Katy Bourne thanked the Police & Crime Panel for their unanimous support of an average £5.00 police precept rise on Friday 22nd January.“I asked Panel members to consider my proposal to invest in digital forensics and in protecting vulnerable people from sexual and domestic abuse.“The Chief Constable made a business case for investment in these areas to ensure Sussex Police can more quickly analyse and retrieve digital information to speed investigations, and to better protect victims of abuse and prosecute offenders.
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Nine months after a dedicated post was put in place to help tackle child sexual exploitation (CSE), the work of the county’s police force to respond to CSE has been cited as good practice by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC). Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC), Katy Bourne, put funding in place last year for a new analyst post to work directly with partners to build a ‘rich picture’ of intelligence to help safeguard vulnerable children.
Members of the Youth Justice Board (YJB) for England and Wales visited Sussex this week to meet with the county’s Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne and members of her Sussex Youth Commission (SYC).
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