Author: Matthew

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.

Diary: 3 October 2017

Diary: 3 October 2017

First of all, thank you to everyone who sent Nina and I good wishes following the birth of our first child. Georgina is nearly four weeks old already and both Mum and baby are doing well.