Today (20 January) the Home Secretary and Health Secretary announced that Hastings in East Sussex will be receiving an investment of over £4 million to cut drug crime and promote the rehabilitation of drug users.
This week sees the first of Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne’s monthly Performance & Accountability Meetings (PAMs) for 2021.
Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne is inviting organisations across Sussex to bid for funding of up to £5,000 to continue to keep Sussex safe during the testing months ahead.
Yesterday (16 December) Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne visited Kamsons Pharmacy in Crawley to talk to staff there about some of the issues they have faced during the pandemic.
In this month’s remote Performance and Accountability Meeting with Chief Constable Jo Shiner, Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne will be discussing the impact the police funding announcement could have on Sussex Police.
Take the policing challenge to have your say
Today (8 December) Mrs Bourne has launched a ‘gamified’ public survey that will supplement her usual #TalkSussex programme of public consultations and face-to-face meetings so that even more residents can have their say in the setting of next year’s policing budget.
In the film, her daughter Mita describes her mother as a superwoman and tells of the abuse she has faced during the pandemic: “My mum is just trying to do her job. She has been threatened with a knife, verbally abused and pushed. She fractured her wrist as a result of that. I’m worried about her safety. Please consider to be kind this Christmas, there is a family behind every business.”
A Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-drivers launches on 1 December, as police strive to protect the public and deal robustly with offenders.
Sussex Police have been urging businesses to think about increasing their security and taking burglary crime prevention advice during the second national lockdown.