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. (more…)
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.
At the NSPCC Service Centre in Gillingham, who received £35,000 from my Victims Fund.
Just over a year ago, I wrote for this site about the substantial challenges that police forces were facing with cases involving mental health.