Vulnerable victims and witnesses across Sussex no longer have to face their perpetrator in court
Victims and witnesses can now give court evidence remotely from newly opened victim suites in central and East Sussex.
As part of Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne's Early Intervention Youth Programme, REBOOT, funding was given to five identified ‘hot spot’ areas across Sussex. Hastings received £20,000 of this money to bolster existing youth services and activities to help keep local children off the streets and safely out of trouble.
As chair of the Association of Police & Crime Commissioners (APCC) Sussex PCC Katy Bourne has issued the following statement following the death of PC Andrew Harper of Thames Valley Police
Sussex PCC Katy Bourne has welcomed the Home Office confirmation today of £880k funding to set up a specialist Violence Reduction Unit to tackle violent crime.
Changing young people's lives for the better
Today is International Youth Day, to raise awareness of the challenges and problems facing young people, as well as serving as an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in change.
APCC Chair, Sussex PCC Katy Bourne OBE, joins Prime Minister’s roundtable at 10 Downing Street to discuss the criminal justice system.
A survivor of modern slavery who spent 15 years trapped in forced labour has spoken out to help raise public awareness of the issues.
PCC helps make Brighton nursery safer
The Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne OBE has kick-started the appeal by donating £1000, from her Community Safety Fund, to pay for security measures, which include proper fencing.
The government’s Domestic Abuse Bill had its first reading in the House of Commons yesterday signalling a major step forward in transforming the criminal justice response to this crime.