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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

Commissioner responds as National Audit Office report slams police funding

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw is backing a report by the National Audit Office which criticises how the Home Office oversees policing and highlights that Ministers do not know the impact that funding cuts have had on police forces. Since 2010 Lancashire has had to make over £84m of savings as a direct result of the government cutting […]

11 September, 2018

New town centre police operating base opens to the public

A new local police operating base at the heart of Blackburn Town Centre has been officially opened by Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw and Chief Constable Andy Rhodes. It replaces the old Railway Station police office which was out dated and no longer fit for modern policing requirements. The operating base will provide more effective services including, a […]

26 October, 2017

First Hate Crime ‘Support to Report’ services in Lancashire

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner joined representatives from Lancashire Constabulary and partner organisations who have successfully become third party ‘Support to Report’ services for hate crimes and incidents, marking the end of National Hate Crime Awareness Week. Members of the public will be able to report hate crimes through these organisations – Disability Equality North West, Lancashire Council of Mosques, […]

19 October, 2017

Commissioner leads celebrations as Lancashire becomes first White Ribbon County

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw is leading celebrations as his bid to make Lancashire the first White Ribbon County in the UK has resulted in public sector organisations across the county being accredited by the White Ribbon Campaign. The Commissioner was joined by Chief Constable Andy Rhodes in hosting a celebration event at the Harris Museum in Preston […]

3 October, 2017

Commissioner attends launch of cyber crime awareness scheme

On 7 September 2017 the Commissioner attended the first training session for Lancashire Constabulary’s volunteer cyber crime awareness scheme. The scheme, run in partnership with the Lancashire Volunteer Partnership, will see volunteers with experience in computing and cyber security going into the community and is believed to be the first of its kind in the country. As part of their […]

8 September, 2017

Commissioner sees new East Lancashire CCTV hub in action

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner visited a new centralised CCTV hub, to see in action the state-of-the-art facility after funding £100,000 towards its launch earlier this year. Based in King Georges Hall, Blackburn, the hub covers nearly 250 cameras across East Lancashire in Blackburn with Darwen, Hyndburn, Burnley, Pendle and Preston. The Commissioner visited the hub to look at how […]

Police Station Front Counters to Close Following Public Consultation

Ten of Lancashire Constabulary’s most underused police station front counters are set to close next year as the police service continues to find ways to improve delivery on reducing budgets. The move follows a review carried out by the Constabulary and Police & Crime Commissioner which showed that as few as three people a day were visiting some of the […]

24 August, 2017

Front counter review reveals dramatic drop in public use

Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner and Lancashire Constabulary have today launched a consultation on police plans to reduce the number of front counters at police  stations across the county as the number of people using the service continues to fall. In some stations as few as three people per day have visited on core business, leaving the Constabulary with little [...]

26 June, 2017
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