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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’s sexual violence support project receives national attention

A project funded by Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner garnered national attention at an event organised by the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners in London yesterday. The project, which places specialist support workers in hospitals to support victims of sexual violence and rape, has been selected as an example of best practice for using funding from the Home Office’s […]

1 February, 2019

Commissioner visits project supporting homeless young people after community grant

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner saw first-hand how young homeless or potentially vulnerable people are being engaged in a project which is helping them build their lives, improve their skills and avoid getting involved in anti-social behaviour – all through the power of football. Run by Opportunity Sports Foundation, the 12 month project, which received £2,500 from the Community Action […]

3 July, 2018

Commissioner’s Action Fund sees community groups awarded almost £70k to cut crime

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has awarded almost £70,000 to local groups and organisations through his Community Action Fund (CAF). CAF funding has been distributed to projects across Lancashire, helping groups tackle local concerns and deliver the Commissioner’s key priorities. In total, £69,225 was allocated within the last financial year, with 30 successful applications awarded grants of up to £2,500 […]

21 June, 2018

Still time to apply for Commissioner’s reducing reoffending funding

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner is encouraging organisations to bid for his reducing reoffending funding, to deliver projects to work with offenders and help integrate them back into the community, as an application deadline approaches. The £200k fund is part of his key priority to tackle crime and reoffending in the county and support those who have offended to not […]

20 June, 2018

Commissioner welcomes new Independent Chair as part of reducing reoffending strategy

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has welcomed the new Independent Chair of local boards which look at ways to reduce reoffending in the county, as part of his continued work to tackle crime and reoffending in Lancashire and support those who have offended in the past to not do so again. Formerly a senior officer at Lancashire Constabulary, Jerry Graham, […]

27 April, 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

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

Commissioner launches training sessions helping frontline staff spot signs of modern slavery

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner spoke of the importance of tackling modern slavery and supporting victims as he opened the first of several training sessions taking place in Lancashire, aimed at helping frontline staff identify whether someone is a victim and how best they can help. The training will ensure victims get the best possible support from staff and organisations […]

15 February, 2018
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