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Commissioner calls for country-wide effort to tackle fraud ‘postcode lottery’ following national report

Clive Grunshaw, national Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) lead for Fraud and Cyber Crime, has supported calls for more consistency in the way that police forces tackle fraud, and called for the Government to invest funds to not only help officers hunt down those responsible but also focus more on preventing crimes taking place. Carried out by Her […]

2 April, 2019

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

Preventing online fraud is key as World Elder Abuse Day focuses on financial exploitation

As we increasingly live our lives through the internet – shopping, banking and socialising online – crime, especially fraud is a growing concern. We know that when it comes to these offences the criminals will relentlessly target the most vulnerable in our society, especially older people. Research for the United Nations released as part of today’s World Elder Abuse Awareness […]

15 June, 2017

Commissioner joins national coalition calling for action on child sexual abuse

Clive Grunshaw, Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, has joined forces with other PCCs across the country urging the Government to keep its focus on tackling child sexual abuse. Following the resignation of Justice Lowell Goddard as Chair of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA), which PCCs warned risks derailing the work of the Inquiry, he called on the […]

8 August, 2016
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