Research shows that breaking the cycle of vulnerability and harm caused by domestic violence is harder to achieve unless the root causes are properly addressed. By engaging with perpetrators at the earliest stages, there is a greater chance of changing their behaviours and challenging their mind-sets.
Over the last year PCC Katy Bourne has invested a total of £470k into sexual abuse support services across Sussex. This includes a recent uplift of £135k to fund specialist projects within these services, including outreach workers and additional counselling support.
Sussex Police are investigating an increasing number of missing people every year. Since 2018 the number has doubled from around 4,500 to over 9,500. This means that our volunteer search teams are becoming increasingly important.
Modern Slavery - Its Closer Than You Think
Today, Friday 18 October, is Anti-Slavery day and Sussex Police is showing support and continuing commitment for stopping all forms of slavery, human trafficking and exploitation.
The police investigation into the December 2018 Gatwick drone incursion will be under the spotlight at Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne’s monthly Performance & Accountability Meeting (PAM) this Friday (18th October).
PCC Katy Bourne has taken to social media during National Hate Crime Awareness Week, publicly sharing the latest figures for all types of hate crime to show how many people have been affected in the last year.
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.