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Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary’s has released a report with HM Inspectorate of Prisons following a joint inspection into Sussex Police’s custody centres to assess care for those detained.
Organisations heard calls for a single national helpline to report fraud at a summit hosted by Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne to clamp down on elder exploitation.
More than nine out of 10 people believe that being older and living alone makes people more vulnerable to fraud, according to a survey of 3,200 Sussex residents.
Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne will be questioning the Chief Constable about Sussex Police’s disappointing performance in a recent HMIC report which saw some areas, previously classed as ‘good’, assessed as ‘requires improvement’. She will also be scrutinising the latest 101 non-emergency call performance.
Ahead of National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day on 18 March, Sussex PCC Katy Bourne says: “It’s vital that we unite to encourage everyone to speak out against abuse so that victims know they are not alone and perpetrators understand that it will never be tolerated.
A number of high-profile speakers will be joining Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne as she hosts her first Listen Live crime summit in Brighton to tackle elder exploitation.
Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne has welcomed the Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary Elizabeth Truss to find out about the work of the award-winning Sussex Restorative Justice Partnership.
One in two Sussex residents have or know someone aged 65 or over who has been targeted by fraudsters
Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne’s response to today’s Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) Effectiveness report into Sussex Police.
Sussex Business Wardens have gained targeted police powers to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour as part of an initiative supported by Sussex PCC Katy Bourne and The Southern Co-operative. Business Wardens operate under a public/private partnership and cover Eastbourne, Littlehampton and Bognor Regis and Haywards Heath. Eight wardens, employed by SWL Security Services, have been trained and accredited with the new powers.
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