Episode 15: Mental health and the role of PCCs

There are three parts to the latest Podcast – news of extra funding from the Home Office to tackle county lines, and roads policing are up first. But there’s also an excerpt from my recent lecture at Anglia Ruskin University…

Matthew opens extended mental health facility

Matthew Scott, Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner, cut the ribbon to formally open the extension at Maidstone and Mid Kent Mind’s Offices in College Road on Friday morning, 1 March. Matthew was among a number of supporters who helped fund…

PCC’s Spring Newsletter

My latest newsletter is available to download now! Including information on the next recruitment drive and updates on tackling violence, Brexit, Police cadets and inspection results.

Ep14: Budget plan for more Police approved

In this Podcast, you can hear the case that I made to the Kent and Medway Police and Crime Panel for an increase in council tax funding to pay for more 180 Police Officers and 15 Police Staff for Kent…

Making the case for Kent

I’m part of a cross party Brexit working group of PCCs that has been looking at the impact on policing and security; working with Police Chiefs and others to make sure that plans are in place for whatever the outcome…

Kent Police at the border

I’ve been visiting Kent Police Stations in Longport on this side of the Channel and Coquelles on the other as part of my programme of meetings with the different teams within the Force.