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Cyberbullying survey launched

I’ve launched a survey of young people to get their views on their experiences online. Here I tell KMFM why.

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Boosting Kent’s frontline – up to 200 more Police Officers and 80 more Police staff

Today I am announcing my draft funding proposals for Kent Police for 2018/19.Over the past year, I have continued touring the county and speaking with local residents, community groups, businesses and charities to seek their views on Policing

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Blog: Giving highly-trained response drivers the protection they need to do their job

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 for victims of crime. But we also need to make sure that the

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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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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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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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Parliament Street: Preventing demand, not just managing it

A policy paper first written for the Parliament Street Joseph Chamberlain Policy Centre on the need to prevent mental health demand, not just manage it.

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ConHome: Making mental health a priority

Responding to mental health incidents is a substantial issue and there will always be times where it is appropriate that a police response is dispatched.

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