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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

Lancashire Constabulary accredited as Living Wage employer

All staff working across Lancashire Constabulary will now be paid the real Living Wage, thanks to Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioners commitment to recognise the key role that everyone across plays in keeping Lancashire safe. Lancashire Constabulary has been accredited as a real Living Wage Employer and 119 members of staff have now received a pay rise, with the lowest […]

1 June, 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

Lancashire Constabulary’s effectiveness praised despite strain on the service

Lancashire’ Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has welcomed the latest inspectors’ finding that Lancashire Constabulary is “good at effectively keeping people safe and reducing crime.” This is in the face of the police in the county receiving the second highest volume of calls for its population, after London. Figures released by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & […]

22 March, 2018

Commissioner visits Lancashire Police apprentices to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has met with Lancashire Constabulary apprentices to recognise the work they do across the organisation, marking National Apprenticeship Week. The event celebrated apprentices who work across Constabulary in a range of police staff roles, as they received their certificates after completing Business Administration qualifications at various levels. The Commissioner joined representatives from Lancashire […]

8 March, 2018

Rape victim who met her attacker tells how restorative justice helped her get her life back

A female rape victim who met her attacker through a restorative justice programme in Lancashire has told how the process helped her move on with her life. Speaking anonymously to a conference of police and criminal justice professionals, hosted by Lancashire police and the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner, she said that meeting her attacker had been crucial to her […]

24 November, 2017

New rural crime vehicles rolled out across the county

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has welcomed the delivery of a powerful fleet of off-road vehicles which are being rolled out across Lancashire to help police tackle rural crime. Three liveried 4×4 pick-up trucks have been delivered to officers serving Lancashire’s rural areas in a bid to crack down on poaching, fuel thefts and organised crime. One vehicle has been […]

15 November, 2017

Commissioner’s Nest Lancashire service launches toolkit to tackle child sexual exploitation

A toolkit to help tackle child sexual exploitation has been unveiled by Nest Lancashire and Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw at a one day conference in Blackburn today, 13 November 2017. Nest Lancashire and the Commissioner’s office have been working with Lancashire Constabulary, teachers and professionals from across the county to develop the toolkit which will provide materials […]

13 November, 2017
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