Diary: 13 November 2017

Diary: 13 November 2017

I appeared on BBC Breakfast last week to talk about the national efficiency report in my role as the Lead Police and Crime Commissioner for Police Performance. I talked about the significant levels of demand that Policing is experiencing across the country and the amount of work that Officers and Staff have to do for

Diary: 31 October 2017

Diary: 31 October 2017

I have supported my colleagues at the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners who have called for an extra £1.28billion being awarded to Police budgets over the course of the next two years, to fund an extra 5000 Police Officers and 1100 firearms posts.

ConHome: Justifying body worn video

ConHome: Justifying body worn video

Last year, Dr Rick Muir of the Police Foundation said that “PCCs have unlocked innovation in policing policy”, with our roles having “led to new ways of doing things”. I wrote two weeks ago about how we are influencing mental health policy – we are doing the same with technology too.

Diary: 16 October 2017

Diary: 16 October 2017

I visited the NSPCC’s Service Centre in Gillingham last week to see one of the projects I had funded from the money I receive as the commissioner of victims’ services from the Ministry of Justice.