International Men’s Day

International Men’s Day

169 male victims of domestic abuse in Kent have benefited from support from Dads Unlimited and DAVSS so far this year, after the charities received funding from my Office.

Making illegal incursions a criminal offence

Making illegal incursions a criminal offence

I wholly support the proposal announced by our Home Secretary, Rt Hon Priti Patel MP, to extend police powers to cover illegal incursions and make it a criminal matter, rather than just civil. This follows her predecessor’s consultation earlier this year. As a Police & Crime Commissioner I set the policing pritorities for my county…

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Katie Kempen

Katie Kempen

It was great to talk with Independent Custody Visitors Association Chief Executive Katie Kempen about her career in policing and justice, what the scheme does and some of the brilliant work they’ve done at a national and local level to ensure that people are treated fairly and with dignity in police custody. Any quotes used…

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Alison Hernandez PCC

Alison Hernandez PCC

Devon and Cornwall Police and Crime Commissioner Alison Hernandez joins me on the podcast this week, where we talk about the challenges of policing the largest area in England, with a population that increases drastically during the Summer; what inspired her to become involved in politics and subsequently stand for PCC; and some of the…

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Brexit, tasers and more of your questions

Brexit, tasers and more of your questions

This week’s podcast is made up from your questions, crowd sourced recently via my Instagram Stories. Listen to my views on taser, Brexit preparedness, police cadets, young people and more. You can submit a question anytime by emailing pcc@matthewscott.org.uk. Podcast Links: Apple YouTube Spotify (coming soon) Acast Pocketcasts Stitcher TuneIn Web player Player not listed?…

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Danny Bowman

Danny Bowman

MaleVoicED and Parliament Street campaigner Danny Bowman talks to me about his experiences with Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and trying to access treatment. From every glimpse in a mirror to taking over 200 selfies a day, Danny speaks bravely about his journey and why he is now speaking up to help others. Danny…

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