Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June 2015) is an annual celebration of the contribution millions of volunteers make across the UKResidents in Sussex are being encouraged to join a scheme that involves volunteers checking on the welfare of those detained in police custody to ensure their human rights are being upheld.
Six members of the Police & Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission spent the day gathering the views and opinions of over 80 young people at the Brighton Youth Arts Festival on Saturday (23 May).
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Victims of crime in Brighton and Hove will now be able to access a range of restorative justice (RJ) services due to the recent opening of a specialist RJ hub in John Street Police Station.The Brighton office is one of three multi-agency hubs to open across the county, staffed with RJ specialists from Sussex Police and Victim Support. The other two hubs are in Bexhill and Bognor Regis.
Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne is backing government plans to provide more funding to deliver more places of safety for people living with mental health issues.The announcement that up to £15m will be made available was made by the Home Secretary during her speech at the Police Federation annual conference in Bournemouth today (20 May).
WHEN: Friday 22 May, 1-3pmWHERE: Watch live online: http://www.sussex-pcc.public-i.tv/core/portal/homeCommenting ahead of the meeting, Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne said: “Alcohol related crime tends to increase over the summer months, which is why I want to find out what work is underway by Sussex Police, in partnership with other authorities and agencies, to address this issue and reduce the impact on residents.
The Police & Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission recently visited a group of young people in St Leonard’s-on-Sea who attend the CRI (Crime Reduction Initiatives) Families and Parenting Service. The visit was part of the Commission’s Sussex-wide consultation (the Big Conversation) with their peers on policing and crime issues.
Rape prevention campaign gets underway
More than 25 people who work as door security staff in clubs and pubs in Brighton attended a vulnerability awareness training session this morning (14 May) at the Pryzm nightclub in West Street.The training, delivered by Chief Inspector Katy Woolford and funded by the PCC, focussed specifically on how to spot the signs of vulnerability during the night time economy and support for those who may want to intervene to help prevent sexual assaults.
Victims of crime will now be able to access a range of restorative justice (RJ) services due to the recent opening of a specialist RJ hub in Bognor Regis.The Bognor office is one of three multi-agency hubs to open across the county, staffed with RJ specialists from Sussex Police and Victim Support. The other two hubs are in Brighton and Bexhill.