Author: Matthew

TV: Kent Police efficiency

A further appearance but to discuss the local report for Kent.

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TV: BBC Breakfast on Police efficiency and the need for extra resources

Early start this morning as I was at New Broadcasting House in London to talk to the BBC about the latest reports by the inspectorate of Policing on efficiency.

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Articles: The Angiolini review of deaths in Police custody

My letter to The Guardian was published this week following the report by Dame Elis Angiolini on deaths in Police custody.

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Delivering for Kent: Police Cadets are back

Please SHARE this post: I’m proud to have helped bring the scheme back, which so far has benefited over 200 young people in Kent. The aspiration is to go county wide!

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Radio & TV: Assaults on Police Officers

I spoke to KMFM about the number of Police Officers being assaulted in Kent reaching one per day on average. #ProtectTheProtectors campaign much needed.

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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

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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

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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

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Radio & TV: Talking to KMTV about helping child victims

At the NSPCC Service Centre in Gillingham, who received £35,000 from my Victims Fund.

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ConHome: The police are plugging a gap in mental healthcare provision – but we can’t do so forever

Just over a year ago, I wrote for this site about the substantial challenges that police forces were facing with cases involving mental health.

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