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Government priorities questioned as President Trump’s golf trip gets more money than Lancashire Police

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has questioned the Government’s approach after the Treasury announced it will make five million pounds available to Police Scotland to facilitate President Trump’s visit. The Commissioner has written to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury to ask that the same principle be applied to Lancashire Constabulary’s operation to police anti-fracking protests in the county. Despite […]

13 July, 2018

Lancashire Police ‘short-changed’ by Government over fracking protests

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has urged Police and Fire Minister Nick Hurd to reconsider a decision to reimburse Lancashire Police just a fraction of the costs of policing the ongoing fracking protests at Preston New Road. Despite repeated requests outlining the growing costs of the policing operation, which by the end of March 2018 will have reached […]

28 March, 2018

Stronger legal protection sought for police officers, staff and service animals

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has shown his support for two important changes in the law currently being considered by MPs in parliament. Writing to MPs and the Home Secretary the Commissioner has called for support in passing the proposed new Bills known as Finn’s Law and the Protect the Protectors Bill. The Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill, also […]

27 March, 2018

New town centre police operating base opens to the public

A new local police operating base at the heart of Blackburn Town Centre has been officially opened by Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw and Chief Constable Andy Rhodes. It replaces the old Railway Station police office which was out dated and no longer fit for modern policing requirements. The operating base will provide more effective services including, a […]

26 October, 2017

Commissioner attends launch of cyber crime awareness scheme

On 7 September 2017 the Commissioner attended the first training session for Lancashire Constabulary’s volunteer cyber crime awareness scheme. The scheme, run in partnership with the Lancashire Volunteer Partnership, will see volunteers with experience in computing and cyber security going into the community and is believed to be the first of its kind in the country. As part of their […]

8 September, 2017

Lancashire Commissioner joins North West colleagues in calling on the Government to reverse police cuts

This week, myself and other North West colleagues called on the Government to reverse years of policing austerity in Wednesday’s Queen Speech I joined the Mayor of Greater Manchester and Police Crime Commissioners for Merseyside and Cheshire in writing to the Home Secretary to ensure that the public’s concerns about police cuts are top of the Government’s agenda. Citing recent […]

23 June, 2017

Commissioner backing safer communities following gang injunction orders

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, stepped out to reassure residents in Preston this morning as six men from the North West region were given banning orders for gang related violence and drug offences. The Commissioner’s aim was to demonstrate firm action has been taken against the gang members who are thought to have been responsible for gang-related activity […]

19 January, 2017

Commissioner welcomes another good report from inspectors

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has welcomed comments from independent inspectors who have reported today that Lancashire Constabulary are good at the way it engages with the public and treats people fairly. HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) rated Lancashire Constabulary as ‘good’ in its latest report into police legitimacy as they found that “The constabulary treats those it serves […]

8 December, 2016

Deal completed over site of new police station

The vision for a new police station in Blackpool is a step closer to reality after the deal to purchase the site was completed. Contracts have been exchanged over the land at the former Progress House site, on Clifton Road, where the new West division headquarters will be built. The investment, by Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw, is […]

6 October, 2016

Last chance to shape the way Lancashire is policed

Time is running out for Lancashire residents to have their say on how the county is policed by taking part in Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw’s survey. Feedback from the online poll will be used to shape the Commissioner’s new police and crime plan, which sets out how police and community safety partners work together to keep Lancashire safe. […]

30 August, 2016
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