Sussex PCC Katy Bourne has announced that Sussex Police will get funding for an extra 129 Police officers as part of the Government’s programme to recruit 20,000 more police officers across England and Wales.
Today Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne awarded Veritas Justice, the only stalking advocacy service in Sussex, a further £150,000. This money will enable them to provide life saving support to nearly 300 more high risk victims of stalking across Sussex.
From public toilet to community hub
Fresh Start Portslade has become a hub for residents of all ages as they work with local community projects to provide free older people clubs, IT training, activities for children and local history projects.
Scams prevention for older residents
In Sussex, it’s our elderly residents that have been identified as being at greater risk of falling victim to fraudsters.
The unprecedented circumstances of the drone incident at Gatwick Airport in December caused massive disruption and distress to thousands of people. Since then, a number of questions have been raised around the readiness of police and partner agencies to manage this type of eventuality.
Knife Crime: Is it a problem in West Sussex?
The evidence shows that whilst overall crime continues to fall, knife crime has risen since 2014 across virtually all police force areas in England and Wales. These increases have been accompanied by a shift towards young victims and perpetrators. But is knife crime an issue in Sussex and more importantly what do our young people have to say about it?
Pledging support for Project EDWARD
Road safety remains a key priority for Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne which is why she's supporting the European Day Without a Road Death (Project EDWARD) on Thursday 26th September. The day aims to encourage drivers to pledge to be extra vigilant and improve safety on our roads.
A weekend for families to reconnect
Vulnerable young people aged 10-14 at risk of being criminalised have been given a unique opportunity to reconnect with their families.