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Crowds gathered on Sunday 27 September at East Grinsted Rugby Club to pay tribute to Head Coach Matt Ratana. Sergeant Ratana was shot and killed while on duty at Croydon Custody Centre on Friday 25 September.
A virtual panel meeting has been held to address road safety concerns in communities across Sussex.
Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne successfully bid for money from the Home Office’s Youth Endowment Fund and has invested £78,000 in a pilot programme that has helped parents in Sussex to understand why their child may be ‘acting up’.
The footage has been released by police to raise awareness of the ‘fatal five’ offences – speeding, drink and drug-driving, mobile phone use, not wearing a seatbelt, and careless and inconsiderate driving.
There is understandable concern from police and partners that this behaviour could escalate into more serious criminality if they do not intervene and provide wrap around support at the earliest possible opportunity.
Mrs Bourne will be asking what impact the teams in West and East Sussex and Brighton have had on serious organised crime and how the TEU were successfully deployed during the height of lockdown.
The force is clamping down on dangerous driving, and officers across Sussex are trying to catch irresponsible road users during a week of action inspired by Project Edward – a campaign to reduce the number of deaths on European roads.
Surrey Police and Sussex Police are urging road users to pledge their support towards September’s campaign to save lives and reduce death and injury on roads across the counties.
£816,917 of fraud in Sussex was stopped by police and bank branch staff in the first half of 2020 through the Banking Protocol, figures have revealed.
Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne has backed plans to better protect police officers this Emergency Services Day.