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Month: October 2019

Commissioner gains insight into Major Investigations teams keeping Lancashire safe

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has heard how major investigations teams across Lancashire work to remove criminals from our streets and make the county a safer place. From responding to major crimes such as murder and attempted murder through to proactive targeting of organised criminal gangs and stopping major incidents before they occur, the teams operate from hubs in each […]

30 October, 2019

Commissioner’s fund set to hit total of £500k given to reduce reoffending

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has announced that his dedicated fund aimed at tackling reoffending is open for applications– which will take the total provided to projects which work with offenders in their areas and ensure they don’t offend again above half a million pounds. A total of £80k is available for Charities, organisations and partners to bid for projects […]

29 October, 2019

Police and Crime Commissioner opens £100k fund to tackle knife crime

Clive Grunshaw, Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire, has today launched a brand new fund to tackle knife crime across the county. The Commissioner is calling on community and third sector organisations to submit funding applications for projects that aim to address the known underlying causes and drivers of knife crime Community groups and third sector organisations have the opportunity […]

22 October, 2019

Commissioner invests in technology to tackle rural crime

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has heard how new technology, which received almost £100k investment from his office, is helping Lancashire’s dedicated rural officers stop criminals in their tracks. The Commissioner helped fund the new kit as part of his commitment to rural policing, which he has reiterated during Rural Crime Week. He gained an insight into how new drones, […]

10 October, 2019

Abuse survivor urges others to seek support

Nicole from Blackburn was 19 when a friend introduced her to a 25 year old man who would soon start to control her life, separate her from her family and subject her to psychological abuse, physical violence and rape. She is now waiving her right to anonymity to encourage other victims to access help and support to get out of […]

Lancashire snubbed by Government as Commissioner demands ‘Give us our bobbies back’

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner is demanding Government give back Lancashire the 750 police officers lost since 2010, as new figures released by the Home Office this morning indicate Lancashire Constabulary will still have almost 250 fewer officers than in 2010 – despite the 20,000 ‘boost’. With the breakdown of funding still not announced, the first 6,000 new officers will […]

9 October, 2019
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