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Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner maintains scrutiny of the Chief Constable during the COVID 19 crisis

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has held an extraordinary scrutiny meeting with the Chief Constable to discuss Lancashire Constabulary’s response to the Covid-19 crisis, alongside its impact on the policing of communities across the county. During the session, Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw and Chief Constable Andy Rhodes both praised the way the vast majority of Lancashire’s residents have […]

28 April, 2020

Commissioner opens training conference helping partners tackle modern slavery

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has opened a training conference, aimed at helping partners across the county to understand the different ways people can become victims of modern slavery and how different organisations can identify and better support victims. Attended by almost 100 delegates and organised by the Commissioner’s office with support from Pan Lancashire Anti Slavery Partnership, the ‘table […]

15 February, 2019

Lancashire comes together to tackle domestic abuse

Events and activities are taking place across Lancashire as part of the White Ribbon Campaign’s 16 Days of Action. Following Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw’s successful bid to make Lancashire a White Ribbon County in October of 2017, Lancashire County Council and all Lancashire district councils and unitary authorities now hold White Ribbon Status which marks their commitment […]

3 December, 2018

Commissioner marks six years in office

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw today marks his six years in office, having first been elected into the new role on 15 November 2012, replacing the Police Authority. As Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive is elected to be the voice of the people of Lancashire and hold the Chief Constable to account for policing.  Since 2015 he has […]

15 November, 2018

Commissioner pledges £25K to Lancashire Street Angels and Pastors

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has provided funding to four organisations who are keeping Lancashire’s streets safe to support their work. A total of £25,000 was allocated to support the work of street pastors, street angels and similar organisations. Preston & South Ribble Street Pastors received £10,000, Blackpool & Fylde Street Angels £7,000, Chorley Street Pastors £5,000 and […]

9 November, 2018

Pay rise for 160 Constabulary employees on the Living Wage

Over 160 members of staff across Lancashire Constabulary will benefit from an increase in the real Living Wage as part of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s commitment to recognise the key role that everyone across the force plays in keeping Lancashire safe. The Living Wage Foundation announced the real Living wage rate as £9 per hour, an increase of 25p, […]

8 November, 2018

Public want Lancashire Police to prioritise child abuse and sexual exploitation

A survey by Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner of 3,000 Lancashire residents has identified tackling child abuse and sexual exploitation as the public’s top priority. As pressures on the service grow and resources continue to reduce, Clive Grunshaw launched the online survey this summer, visiting every district across the county to ask residents their views on crime and policing priorities […]

6 November, 2018

Commissioner responds after policing is ignored in Budget statement

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw says he’s angry and disappointed after the Chancellor ignored policing and gave no commitment to increase funding in yesterday’s Budget statement. No new money was announced for frontline policing with the only reference to the service being a £160m investment to maintain essential specialist counter terrorism provision. Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive […]

30 October, 2018

Commissioner responds to Home Affairs Committee report which warns of dire consequences without more police funding

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw is backing a report released by the Home Affairs Committee today urging the government to prioritise policing in the Autumn Budget, warning that without additional funding for policing, there will be dire consequences for public safety and criminal justice. The report comes just weeks after a National Audit Office report criticised Ministers for […]

25 October, 2018

Commissioner launches campaign to prevent people falling victim to cyber criminals

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has today launched a new campaign ahead of Get Safe Online Week, to help people understand the risks posed by cyber criminals. With online crime one of the biggest challenges facing policing, ‘Be Cyber Wise’ highlights some of the main threats faced by individuals and organisations online using the strapline – Cyber scammers don’t […]

19 October, 2018
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