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Tune into our online TV channel and follow the views, thoughts and experiences of Katy Bourne in her role as Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner. You can search and view these films by each Police & Crime Plan priority using the filters below. If you would like to suggest another topic for the PCC to discuss on film please contact us with your ideas. 

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Hear how a local project is helping the LGBT community; ";Report It!";
“Report It!” was set up by the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender) Community Safety Forum with supportive funding from the Police & Crime Commissioner’s Safer in Sussex Community Fund. The aim of the project is to make it easier for members of the LGBT community to report a crime and get the help and support they need.
vlog - April 2015
This month's Performance & Accountability Meeting (PAM) sees the PCC question Deputy Chief Constable, Olivia Pinkney, about the recent local and national debate around Sussex Police's campaign posters aimed at preventing rape and serious sexual offences. The posters sparked some criticism from those who felt that they "promoted a culture of victim blaming" whilst others felt they provided an appropriate safety message. Watch the vlog and find out how Sussex Police is moving forward with this campaign and what the next phase will look like.
Find out how working with nature is benefiting local communities; Growing Forward project
The Growing Forward project is run by the Sussex Wildlife Trust with the aim of reducing offending and reoffending by offering young people an opportunity to acquire fresh perspectives and learn new skills in a natural environment. The scheme was awarded a £5,000 grant from the PCC's Safer in Sussex Community Fund which allowed them to run three courses, each lasting eight weeks.
“Continued investment in the right technology to support victims of domestic abuse is crucial.";
Listen again to PCC Katy Bourne speaking to BBC Sussex Drivetime presenter Sarah Gorrell about her support to Sussex Police in safe-guarding against domestic abuse. £100,000 of funding from the PCC 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.
More investment to tackle domestic abuse
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.
vlog - February 2015
The PCC holds a Performance & Accountability Meeting (PAM) each month with Sussex Police Chief Constable Giles York. Questions during each PAM are themed around the four priorities in the Police & Crime Plan “Safer in Sussex”: Crime & Community Safety; Victim Focus; Public Confidence; and Value for Money. The issues raised during these meetings are based around the concerns that members of the public raise with Mrs Bourne. Every PAM is webcast live and recordings of each meeting are available to view online: http://www.sussex-pcc.public-i.tv/. You can also follow the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #SusPolScrutiny.
vlog - January 2015
Twenty young people from across the county have begun their journey as new members of the PCC's ‘Sussex Youth Commission on Policing & Crime’. Meanwhile applications have opened for the first Sussex Elders' Commission, providing residents aged 6o years and older an opportunity to support, challenge and inform the local Police & Crime Plan.    
PCC tells local radio station about her #TalkSussex engagement programme
PCC explains to Spirit FM why she is looking forward to meeting Bognor residents in Morrisons. She also discusses why she is currently consulting on the Precept, the policing part of Council Tax.
Listen to Spirit FM interview with Bognor Youth Commission member
Want to join the Sussex Youth Commission? Then hear what Youth Commission member, Joe Skinner, has to say about his experience.
vlog - December 2014
Filmed at the East Sussex Community Conversation, held at the Winter Garden, Eastbourne, this month's vlog captures some of the questions posed by residents to the PCC, Chief Constable and Divisional Commander about policing and crime in Sussex. The lively Q&A was chaired by local newspaper editor, Keith Ridley, and Christina Ewbank, Eastbourne Chamber of Commerce, joined the panel to represent the interests of the local business community.
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