Author: Matthew

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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Making your neighbourhood safer

Making your neighbourhood safer

Join the 3000+ people helping make Kent a safer place to live. Residents and businesses can now let me know how we can keep local communities safe by filling out my Annual Policing Survey. The survey is one of the key ways I gather feedback on what Kent Police’s priorities should be and what I…

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Progress tackling burglary

Progress tackling burglary

My decision to boost the recruitment of Police Officers in Kent is starting to make a difference. Last week, we got confirmation from the Home Office that in Kent, I boosted Police numbers by more than any other in the whole country.

Your Questions Answered

Your Questions Answered

I recently invited you to submit questions to me for answer on YouTube and on the podcast! Here’s my comments on PCSO powers, thefts, Brexit, Speedwatch and recruitment.