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…

The Conservative Leadership One

In this episode, I talk about policing and the Conservative Party’s Leadership contest and positive news in the mental health and policing sphere, and I also answer your questions. Send me your questions via pcc@matthewscott.org.uk for the next episode. All…

The Rotary One

In Episode 18, I talk about holding Kent Police to account, raise Speedwatch with the Chief Constable and visit Rotary Radio UK for a chat about my role. Podcast Player Links Apple YouTube Spotify (coming soon) Acast Pocketcasts Stitcher TuneIn…

Episode 17: Mental Health Awareness Week

In this latest edition, I talk about mental health awareness week, Kent Police’s outstanding inspection results which have them deemed the best in the country, my regular community engagements and my foray in to greater social media platforms! As ever,…

Episode 16: In The Bourne

SFM 106.9’s In The Bourne was the location for this wide-ranging interview on crime statistics, recruitment, community safety and policing. Broadcast on Facebook Live and reproduced here.

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…

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…

Episode 11: Conferences and Committees

In the latest edition of The Police and Crime Podcast, you can hear an excerpt of me holding Kent Police’s Chief Constable to account; I report back on the mental health Conference I attended this week and I make an…