Episode 10: A busy week in Policing and Crime

Episode 10: A busy week in Policing and Crime

In the latest edition of The Police and Crime Podcast, I talk about police funding and the National Audit Office report, Brexit, fire and rescue services and the victims strategy.
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Episode 9: Spithoods, Spice, Violence and KFC

Episode 9: Spithoods, Spice, Violence and KFC

This episode, I talk about the call from PCCs to reclassify Spice as a Class A drug, why I support Police Officers having spit and blood guards, the Violence Reduction Challenge and express concern for my waistline as KFC sponsor one of my favourite local charities.

Episode 8: Local, national and European chat

Episode 8: Local, national and European chat

The latest episode of the Police and Crime Podcast is here! Just me this time, talking about local issues such as 101, the Violence Reduction Challenge and rural crime, national issues such as Police pay and the independent review of the mental health act, and the European issue…
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Episode 7: Holding to account – the role of a PCC

Episode 7: Holding to account – the role of a PCC

The Podcast has had a refresh! Listen to my exchange with Kent Chief Constable Alan Pughsley on antisocial behaviour, 101 and crime recording; my clip of my speech about the positives that social media can bring for politics and business and an interview with a local radio station about the role of a PCC.
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Blog: Mental Health Awareness Week

Blog: Mental Health Awareness Week

The shopping centre manager walked towards me with an urgency that you don’t often see. I was giving out surveys to passers by when he approached me with concerns about the welfare of a young person who was threatening to take their own life in the car park. They had convinced this person

Episode 6: Mental Health Awareness Week

Episode 6: Mental Health Awareness Week

In the latest episode of my live question and answer sessions, I talk about Mental Health Awareness Week. I have highlighted some ways in which people can seek assistance as well as some of the local projects that I have funded to help offer more support. I speak about the Mental Health Act review and

Episode 5: Changes at the Home Office

Episode 5: Changes at the Home Office

In today’s episode, I do the Q&A on Twitter for the first time as well as Facebook. You’ll hear my thoughts on the changes at the Home Office, mental health, pavement parking, stop and search and powers for dealing with illegal incursions. I also condemn the threats made to Kent’s Mosques.
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Episode 4: Bobbies on the tweet

Episode 4: Bobbies on the tweet

In this latest Podcast, I talk about the use of social media by the Police and politicians, the Serious Violence Strategy and mental health funding. Plus, I answer your questions about council tax, Police cadets, attendance of Police at local events and my role.
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