Chief Constable Mark Collins

Chief Constable Mark Collins

From Special Constable to Chief Constable – Mark Collins of Dyfed-Powys Police and I talk about his fascinating career which has taken him across the country to do different policing roles. And at his Mental Health and Policing Conference, we discuss his role as the NPCC lead and the demand that this issue is having…

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Making your neighbourhood safer

Making your neighbourhood safer

Join the 3000+ people helping make Kent a safer place to live. Residents and businesses can now let me know how we can keep local communities safe by filling out my Annual Policing Survey. The survey is one of the key ways I gather feedback on what Kent Police’s priorities should be and what I…

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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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