The Government has today published “Reforming the Mental Health Act”.
The surge in demand for mental health services has been another consequence of the pandemic that the country faces.
With members of my own family serving in the Police, assaults on Officers, Staff and Volunteers isn’t just a professional concern, but a personal one
A report appeared over the weekend, showing that a quarter of crime victims living in rural communities were not reporting crime because they had little faith in the Police solving them.
I’ve committed to helping all types of businesses in our county, because it is important that we prevent crime and support victims, no matter who
Article first appeared on Conservative Home in March 2019.
Let’s start with the acknowledgement of the good news – Kent Police have been deemed “outstanding” by the independent inspectors of Policing for the accuracy
I’m delighted that the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act has recommended what Police and Crime Commissioners and many others have wanted for some
The Protect the Protectors Act (or the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018 to give its proper name) received Royal Assent recently.
Earlier today, I tweeted a graph that was displayed at the Annual NPCC and APCC Partnership Summit by Chief Constable Sara Thornton, showing the times
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
Just over a year ago, I wrote for this site about the substantial challenges that police forces were facing with cases involving mental health.