Today (23 November) Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne, a stalking victim herself, has announced that she has secured £98,000 from the Government to set up a pioneering intervention programme, working with perpetrators of stalking.
Sussex PCC Katy Bourne has welcomed the revised Victims Code published yesterday as a positive step in the right direction especially if more victims can be made aware of their rights and if there is greater compliance with the Code across statutory agencies.
Sussex Police made a total of 34 arrests and removed 589 weapons from public circulation during Operation Sceptre week of action on knife crime.
Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne has successfully secured £402,000 from the Government to set up the first county-wide domestic abuse (DA) perpetrator programme.
Grieving daughter forgives speeding driver
In 2015, “Linda’s” father was killed in a dangerous driving incident by “Daniel” who was speeding on his way to the gym. Thanks to Restorative Justice (RJ) Linda was able to come face to face with Daniel and forgive him.
In this month’s remote Performance and Accountability Meeting with the Chief Constable, Sussex PCC Katy Bourne will be seeking reassurance on the force’s planned response to the UK’s recent increase in terrorism threat level from ‘substantial’ to ‘severe’.
Active Sussex have teamed up again with the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner’s REBOOT programme to provide young people and their families with access to free local sports and activities directly into their homes during the second ‘lockdown’.
Friends of Combe Valley have received a £2,000 donation from Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne to help protect the countryside in lockdown and teach young people to treat their rural areas with respect.
Sussex Police is highlighting its ongoing activities in tackling knife crime and violence as part of the national week-long campaign launching today (9 November).
As England prepares for a second lockdown, Chief Constable Jo Shiner said police enforcement activity would be stepped up to address the behaviour of people knowingly breaking the rules in the coming days and weeks to help protect the NHS and save lives.