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Today (Monday 6 July), Home Secretary Priti Patel was shown Sussex Police’s innovative approaches to tackling domestic abuse during the Corona Virus pandemic.
Beachy Head Chaplaincy Team, an Eastbourne-based charity providing dedicated support for people in crisis, has received new uniforms today jointly funded by Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne and Chief Constable Jo Shiner.
Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne has released a statement ahead of this weekend which will see lockdown restrictions loosened with pubs, bars, restaurants and some leisure facilities reopening for the first time in months.
21 bids for funding have met the Ministry of Justice’s criteria.
Yesterday (June 30) Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne convened a meeting to address the concerns raised by local businesses about physical assaults, verbal abuse and intimidation against their shopworkers.
Jo Shiner has been formally announced as the next Chief Constable of Sussex Police, following a unanimous decision by the county’s Police and Crime Panel to approve the appointment by Katy Bourne, Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner.
Police are set to launch a summer crackdown on drink and drug-drivers in Surrey and Sussex.
A further 64 recruit constables have taken their first steps in their policing careers this week. The new officers were formally sworn in at an attestation ceremony on Wednesday (17 June) evening – the first to be held in person since lockdown was eased.
This week sees the return of Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne’s live streamed monthly Performance & Accountability Meetings (PAMs).
Since lockdown was initiated on 23 March Victim Support Fraud Caseworkers, funded by Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne, have helped 149 vulnerable residents who have been targeted by organised criminals.
 
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