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

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Episode 3: Roads policing and more

I battle valiantly through a sore throat and cold to answer your questions on roads policing, blue light collaboration, knife crime, antisocial behaviour and lorries. I also talk about the recent comments of the Victims Commissioner on police

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Episode 2: Police effectiveness and demand

In this edition, I talk about the latest national and local report by independent inspectors into effectiveness of Police Forces, demand on Policing generally and Kent Police’s new recruitment campaign. I also answer questions on a variety of

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Diary: 19 March 2018

I am grateful to all the Officers and Staff who took the time to speak with me and answer questions during my “all out” programme of visits across the county last week. I spent time in all parts

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Episode 1: Performance and Delivery

The first episode is the audio of my Facebook Live Question and Answer session, which followed my Kent Performance and Delivery meeting with the Chief Constable. I talk about antisocial behaviour, stalking and harassment, fraud investigations, PCSOs, my

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Cyberbullying survey launched

I’ve launched a survey of young people to get their views on their experiences online. Here I tell KMFM why.

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Video: Policing uplift approved

Interview with KMTV following the Police and Crime Panel’s decision to support my increase of 200 Police Officers.

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Boosting Kent’s frontline – up to 200 more Police Officers and 80 more Police staff

Today I am announcing my draft funding proposals for Kent Police for 2018/19.Over the past year, I have continued touring the county and speaking with local residents, community groups, businesses and charities to seek their views on Policing

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Blog: Giving highly-trained response drivers the protection they need to do their job

PCCs are elected to hold Chief Constable to account, set the Budget and council tax precept, decide Policing priorities for our area and commission services for victims of crime. But we also need to make sure that the

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Radio: Investment in restorative justice doubled

Ashford MP and First Secretary of State Damian Green joined the Chief Constable and I to launch my new restorative justice service. The new victim-focussed service will help reduce re-offending and enable victims to hold perpetrators to account.
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