Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne has today (8th June), been awarded an OBE for public and political services.
Local charity, Streetlight UK, regularly support the police on live joint operations providing that specialist support for those involved in prostitution, victims of sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. Yesterday (28th May) Mrs Bourne attended a live police operation to see those support workers in action as they help the police initiate a safeguarding intervention for a local sex worker.
The first Early Intervention Youth Programme of its kind in the UK has now been fully mobilised across Sussex and has begun to steer more than 60 young people away from criminality in just the first six weeks.
In this month’s PAM (Friday 17th May) with the Chief Constable, PCC Katy Bourne will scrutinise how Sussex Police monitors the effectiveness of its training procedures.
The Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC), Katy Bourne, has been awarded a prestigious national recognition commending the quality of the Independent Custody Visiting (ICV) scheme run by her office.
PCC welcomes Online Extremism Summit
Sussex PCC Katy Bourne said today’s Online Extremism Summit in Paris was an important step by world leaders and internet companies to make the web and social media a safer place for users.
Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne is inviting organisations across Sussex to bid for funding of up to £5,000 to help keep Sussex safe.
PCC funds first service in Sussex dedicated to offering victims of domestic abuse free legal advice
Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne has provided The Daisy Chain Project, a charity in Sussex, with £50,000 of funding from her victims’ budget to provide male and female victims of domestic abuse with free legal advice.
PCC Katy Bourne has welcomed the news that sexual harassment will be included in the Government's latest strategy to tackle violence against women and girls.
Sussex continues to be a safe place to live, where the risk of crime remains amongst the lowest in the country
Office for National Statistic figures released today show a decline in theft and burglary in Sussex, and an overall rise in all crime of 1% which is well below the national average increase of 7%.