PCC launches public survey on dog thefts
Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne, in partnership with the Association of Police & Crime Commissioners (APCC) has launched today (19 February) a national survey, designed to understand public perception of dog theft, enforcement and the prosecution of offenders.
With so many more people isolated and lonely during lockdown, the use of online dating apps and sites has grown exponentially and so too has the number of people who have fallen victim to romance fraud.
Card removed from site after PCC criticises product which 'romanticises' this serious crime.
An innovative partnership tackling the root causes of serious violent crime in Sussex to protect young people and make our communities safer is to receive additional Home Office funding for 2021/22.
Communities feel the difference after 17 extra sergeants join neighbourhood policing teams
Sergeants Amy McAlees and Gez Neilan are two of the 17 extra new neighbourhood policing sergeants making a positive impact on local communities, tackling the issues that concern them most.
Police in Sussex have led the way in enforcing a new law aimed at helping victims of stalking that came into effect just one year ago.
Katy Bourne, the county’s Police & Crime Commissioner, has welcomed the cross- party vote of support from the Sussex Police & Crime Panel members today (29 January) to increase the police precept by an extra £15 per year, per household (for an average band D property). There were 17 members in favour, one against and one abstention.
This week a strategy has been released by the Home Office which aims to tackle all forms of child sexual abuse. This builds on work already being carried out by police forces and victim support agencies across the country.
As Sussex Police complete its uplift of new officers funded by the national Government campaign, its latest recruits are tackling crime and supporting the force in its continuing response to the pandemic.
Sussex Police is taking action to prevent dog theft as soaring prices for pets during lockdown has seen a rise in theft nationally.