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Month: April 2018

Commissioner welcomes new Independent Chair as part of reducing reoffending strategy

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has welcomed the new Independent Chair of local boards which look at ways to reduce reoffending in the county, as part of his continued work to tackle crime and reoffending in Lancashire and support those who have offended in the past to not do so again. Formerly a senior officer at Lancashire Constabulary, Jerry Graham, […]

27 April, 2018

Students visit Rock FM to create toolkit against sexual exploitation

Students from five Lancashire schools have taken part in a workshop at Preston based radio station Rock FM today, 25 April 2018. As part of the day 15 pupils produced news bulletins and videos exploring healthy relationships, peer pressure and the dangers of sexting. Funded by Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw, the workshop is part of an ongoing […]

26 April, 2018

Lancashire Victim Services celebrates anniversary as more people than ever receive support

Lancashire Victim Services has celebrated the first anniversary of its four multi-crime support hubs, as new figures reveal that the service is supporting more victims of crime than ever before. Staff and partners joined Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, in celebrating the milestone at the Preston hub, whilst events were also held at other centres in Accrington, Lancaster […]

24 April, 2018

Commissioner urges rural communities in Lancashire to share views on crime and policing

As the National Rural Crime Survey launches today (18 April) Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw is urging those who live and work in the county’s rural communities to have their say. The survey aims to find out the public’s perceptions of rural policing as well as their views on crime and anti-social behaviour. It will also focus on […]

18 April, 2018

Commissioner comments on new £9m cybercrime fund

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw, who is also national APCC lead for Fraud and Cybercrime on this week’s announcement by the Home Secretary on a new £9m fund to fight cybercrime: “Cybercrime is one of the biggest challenges facing policing. Online crime now accounts for over half of all crime committed every day and this set to grow […]

13 April, 2018

Government should look again at police funding as violent crime strategy contains no new money

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, is calling on the government to reconsider police funding amid increasing demands on police, as the Home Secretary’s latest announcement contained no new money to tackle violent crime. Austerity in policing should be urgently reviewed as a Home Office report says government cuts to the police had “likely contributed” to a rise in […]

9 April, 2018
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