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Month: April 2017

Policing Minister turns down request for extra funds to pay for fracking protests

The Policing Minister has rejected Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner’s pleas for extra funding to police fracking protests. The news means Lancashire Constabulary will have to pay at least £2.6m to police the protests before the can have the chance to apply for additional help. Clive Grunshaw said: “Lancashire Police are faced with an ever rising bill to police the […]

25 April, 2017

Weekly Meetings and Event Bulletin Week Commencing 24 April 2017

When not attending these meetings or events the Commissioner is working in the office towards his Police and Crime Plan Priorities Monday Victim Services QPR meeting, Preston (private) Tuesday Out of Court Disposals Scrutiny panel, HQ (private, attended by OPCC representative) Lancashire Youth Justice Management Board (private, attended by OPCC representative) Chorley and South Ribble Community Safety Partnership meeting (attended […]

24 April, 2017

Government should heed inspector’s warnings on police demands says Commissioner

Police forces cannot continue to fill the gaps left by other agencies. According to Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary, police forces are having to pick up the slack as cuts in other public services increase the pressure on them. The annual State of Policing report draws attention to material pressures on police forces in England and Wales, which put […]

20 April, 2017

Commissioner joins officers on successful modern slavery raid

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw joined police officers on a raid in Blackburn this morning (Wednesday, April 19th) as 8 eight people were arrested as part of an investigation into human trafficking spanning across the country. Seven men and one woman were arrested following a series of early morning raids at addresses in Blackburn, Preston and Blackpool in [...]

19 April, 2017

Weekly Meetings and Event Bulletin Week Commencing 17 April 2017

When not attending these meetings or events the Commissioner is working in the office towards his Police and Crime Plan Priorities Monday The office will be closed for the Easter Bank Holiday Tuesday Meeting of the Lancashire Criminal Justice Board, Preston (private) Lancashire Youth Justice Management Board (private, attended by OPCC representative) Wednesday Attestation Ceremony for Student Police Offciers, HQ (private) […]

13 April, 2017

Commissioner supports new Forensic Academy for Lancashire

A groundbreaking new forensic science academy has been announced as Lancashire Police, supported by the Police and Crime Commissioner joined forces with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). The academy will be based at the Constabulary’s HQ and is the first collaboration of its kind where police forensic experts and students will work alongside each other. Hosted in new, purpose built facilities […]

7 April, 2017

Victims of crime set to benefit from enhanced support services

For the first time, Lancashire Victim Services will bring together services for victims of hate crime, young victims, victims of sexual abuse and domestic abuse as well victims of more general crime types and of repeat anti-social behaviour. Responsibility for victim services in Lancashire transferred to the Police and Crime Commissioner’s office in April 2015. Commissioner Clive Grunshaw established Lancashire […]

5 April, 2017

Commissioner funds £100,000 on CCTV hub to crack down on crime across East Lancashire

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has funded £100,000 towards a centralised CCTV hub to help reduce crime in Lancashire. The hub based in King George’s Hall, Blackburn will cover nearly 250 cameras in Blackburn with Darwen, Hyndburn, Burnley, Pendle and Preston. It has been centralised to increase safety for residents and to make savings on CCTV spends for Council’s across […]

3 April, 2017

Weekly Meetings and Event Bulletin Week Commencing 03 April 2017

Monday Meeting of the Police and Crime Panel, County Hall (public, details available from Blackburn with Darwen council) CCTV Strategic Group meeting, Blackburn (private, attended by an OPCC representative) Tuesday Launch of Lancashire Victim Services, Accrington (private) Modern slavery & sex workers strategic meeting (private, attended by an OPCC representative) Wednesday Strategic hate crime group, HQ (private, attended by an […]

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