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Month: November 2014

Commissioner implements office restructure

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner is to implement the restructure of his office following a period of consultation with the employees. The mid-term restructure is designed to ensure the office is in the best shape possible for the remainder of his time in office as the Commissioner strives to deliver his priorities of: Defending frontline policing Protecting vulnerable people Championing […]

28 November, 2014

Commissioner celebrates peel inspection results

LANCASHIRE’S Police and Crime Commissioner has congratulated the Constabulary following the first-ever PEEL assessment. The force has come out as one the country’s best in the new programme of police force inspections, which stand for Police Efficiency, Effectiveness and Legitimacy. The report looks at how well each force in England and Wales tackles crime and anti-social behaviour; provides value for […]

27 November, 2014

Take the step with just one click

VICTIMS of domestic abuse are being offered the chance to seek advice and help with just one-click in a safe environment, thanks to a partnership between Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner and Blackburn with Darwen Council. Clive Grunshaw launched the Take the Step website last year, to ensure  domestic abuse victims from Lancashire had access to a “one-stop-shop” for help, […]

24 November, 2014

PCC responds to HMIC report

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has responded to today’s (Tuesday, November 18) HMIC Crime Date Integrity report. Clive Grunshaw said: “What the HMIC report shows is in Lancashire, in contrast to the national picture, ‘quality and victim focus is the priority’. “The report highlights that under the Leadership of the Chief Constable and through my scrutiny the people of Lancashire can […]

18 November, 2014

Victims urged to think restorative justice

LANCASHIRE’S Police and Crime Commissioner and the Constabulary are encouraging people to think about Restorative Justice and the impact it could have on them as a part of an international awareness raising week. Clive Grunshaw is a big champion of Restorative Justice (RJ), which gives victims the chance to meet or communicate with the person or people who have caused […]

17 November, 2014

Commissioner backs ‘we can’t stop it campaign

LANCASHIRE Police and partners have launched a campaign to raise awareness about rape and educate young men about the law. The initiative challenges men to think about their actions and drives home the message that sex without consent is rape.The month-long We Can Stop it campaign features posters, adverts and social media activity and will run across the county on […]

14 November, 2014

More grants for community groups

YOUNGSTERS are set to become community champions after Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner approved his latest round of Community Action Fund grants. Nelson FC in the Community will put its £2000 grant toward a scheme which aims to provide football coaching to a group of deprived youngsters in the town, and turn them into ‘community champions’ with the aim of […]

12 November, 2014

Ground breaking project helps women offenders

Women across East Lancashire have been diverted away from the criminal justice system thanks to an innovative new project being piloted in Blackburn. The Early Action initiative called ‘Avert’ was launched by Lancashire Police and Lancashire Women’s Centres in November 2013 and the trial ran until June 2014. Following its success funding has now been secured until March 2015. The […]

Conference to tackle CSE

THIS week sees the second annual conference dedicated to looking into child sexual exploitation taking place in Lancashire as part of the Constabulary’s CSE awareness week. A wide range of delegates from professional partnerships and safeguarding boards will hear and discuss areas of best practice, look at lessons learnt from recent high profile cases and raise awareness about the complex […]

11 November, 2014

Lancashire launches CSE awareness week

LANCASHIRE’S Police and Crime Commissioner has joined forces with police to launch a week designed to raise awareness of how to tackle Child Sexual Exploitation within the county. Throughout this week (w/c Monday, November 10) Lancashire Constabulary will undertake a range of educational and operational activities in conjunction with all its partners, focusing on prevention, awareness, enforcement and community engagement. […]

10 November, 2014
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