Police in Wealden joined forces with partner agencies in a day of action aimed at tackling rural crime and burglary in the district.
Today, the Association of Police & Crime Commissioners announced Sussex PCC Katy Bourne as their new National Lead for Business Crime. Mrs Bourne has convened several meetings already with retailers in Sussex and unveiled some staggering home truths about the impact of these crimes and how little is being reported to the police.
Police officers and staff from a number of teams have come together in Adur and Worthing for a day of action.
Road safety in Sussex under scrutiny
Sussex Police’s response to speeding and vehicle noise will be under scrutiny at this month’s Performance & Accountability Meeting (PAM) following an increase in correspondence from the public.
NEARLY £900,000 of funding has been successfully secured by Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne to help tackle anti-social behaviour, theft and burglary in targeted areas of Eastbourne and Hastings deemed to be disproportionately affected by these offences.
Sussex Police’s Tactical Enforcement Unit (TEU) has continued its expansion by launching an additional team in Brighton and Hove division to make the county a ‘hostile environment’ for dangerous and persistent criminals.
Police in Sussex have been leading the way in enforcing a new law aimed at helping victims of stalking.
PCC statement on wearing face masks
Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne said: "As of today, we will all be expected to wear face masks when visiting stores and, this week, we have heard from retailers and police chiefs asking the public to respect the safety of shop staff and the wider community by taking this approach.
Police tackling domestic abuse across Sussex can now give further help to victims by also enabling them to quickly access a locally-based charity.
On Friday (July 17) Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne convened another meeting of her Safer Sussex Business Partnership to identify easier ways for businesses to report crime.