Sussex Police is ‘good’ at keeping people safe and reducing crime, according to the latest assessment by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Service (HMICFRS).
People affected by domestic abuse in East Sussex and Brighton & Hove are to benefit from almost £1.4m of Home Office funding for an early intervention service to support victims and to challenge abusive behaviour.
Members of the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner’s ground-breaking Youth and Elders’ Commissions have been honoured at a celebratory event to thank them for their outstanding contributions.
PCC to question Chief Constable about sex for rent deals, modern-day slavery and exploitation
It has been reported that some landlords in the South East are targeting vulnerable people with 'sex for rent' deals. Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne will question Chief Constable Giles York about how the police are supporting those who are abused and exploited and how the Force is pursuing perpetrators of these crimes at the monthly Performance & Accountability Meeting (PAM).
Four organisations in Sussex have been awarded grants from the Police and Crime Commissioner's (PCC) Victims' Services Fund for projects and services that support vulnerable victims of hate crime and those that have been persistently targeted.
A new role to help tackle human trafficking and modern slavery in Sussex will be funded by the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner.
Sussex PCC Katy Bourne has announced up to £100,000 of new funding for support services after a report commissioned by her office found boys and young men risk being overlooked as potential victims of sexual exploitation.
Organisations across Sussex are being invited to bid for funding from the county’s Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne.
More than 100 people attended a crime summit hosted by Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne in Hastings this week.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd has praised the decision to hold a public event in Hastings to look at the issue of anti-social behaviour.