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The first item on the agenda on Friday will be the policing approach to vigils and protests during the ongoing pandemic.
More than three-quarters of dog owners say they’re more scared of walking their pet because of the heightened risk that it’ll be stolen, according to a major new study.
A new Sussex Police unit which was launched to track and catch dangerous and wanted criminals using the county roads network has already made 81 arrests since it was launched two months ago.
30 stalkers, who have been issued separately with a Stalking Protection Order to safeguard their victims, will now receive specialist intervention to address and stop their fixated behaviours, as part of a ground-breaking pilot scheme in Sussex.
A new multi-agency unit, jointly led and monitored by Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne and Sussex Police, starts work today, Monday 1 March, to tackle some of the county's most prolific and harmful domestic abusers.
Sussex Police carried out a forcewide day of action on Saturday (27 February) to tackle knife crime, violence and wider criminality as part of Operation Safety.
The Safer Sussex Business Partnership (SSBP), first convened by Sussex PCC Katy Bourne in February 2020, has spent nearly all of its first twelve months in the throes of Covid-19 restrictions. However, this hasn’t stopped the partnership – made up of the PCC’s office, Sussex Police and a range of retailers and business partners across the county – from making giant strides in its first year.
Due to current lockdown restrictions, Mrs Bourne will be holding her monthly accountability meeting with the Chief Constable remotely. The meeting will not be webcast live but detailed minutes will be shared on the PCC website.
Sussex Police have been working with businesses across the county to take action against those stealing from shops and put measures in place to deter it from happening.
Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne, in partnership with the Association of Police & Crime Commissioners (APCC) has launched today (19 February) a national survey, designed to understand public perception of dog theft, enforcement and the prosecution of offenders.