Digital Sunset Challenge

Digital Sunset Challenge

Disconnect to reconnect – that’s the message from Digital Sunset Challenge founders Anna Firth and Linden Kemkaren. In this podcast, we discuss their work to encourage people to have more digital downtime, who is responsible for keeping people safe online and how we can better support parents and children. Find out more on Facebook: /DigitalSunsetChallenge and Twitter:…

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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.

Reform, Restore, Respect

Reform, Restore, Respect

Francis Osei-Appiah tells the story of how within 18 months, he was groomed by a London gang and ended up with a nine year prison sentence. His tale describes the methods they used to get him involved and how quickly things escalated. We also talk about how he turned his life around through education and…

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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.

Mental Health and Policing

Mental Health and Policing

For the first time, I’ve collated as much of the work I have done on mental health and policing as possible in to one place. This includes countless articles, videos, blogs and press releases, which you’ll see as you scroll through.

Holding to account

Holding to account

A key responsibility of a Police and Crime Commissioner is holding the Chief Constable to account – but what does that mean in practice?

Supporting local business

Supporting local business

Thank you to Network Kent for allowing me to speak to your small business members this morning about my role as a PCC and how I’m making sure that the needs of business are being met in policing and community safety.

Brexit and Kent’s roads

Brexit and Kent’s roads

I’ve been meeting with Ministers from the Department for Transport and others to make sure our roads flow smoothly after we leave the European Union, and that Kent council taxpayers aren’t footing the bill.

Dementia Training event

Dementia Training event

West Kent’s emergency services come together for a joint training event to learn more about supporting people living with dementia and their families.