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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

Lancashire Constabulary’s effectiveness praised despite strain on the service

Lancashire’ Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has welcomed the latest inspectors’ finding that Lancashire Constabulary is “good at effectively keeping people safe and reducing crime.” This is in the face of the police in the county receiving the second highest volume of calls for its population, after London. Figures released by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & […]

22 March, 2018

Commissioner visits Lancashire Police apprentices to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has met with Lancashire Constabulary apprentices to recognise the work they do across the organisation, marking National Apprenticeship Week. The event celebrated apprentices who work across Constabulary in a range of police staff roles, as they received their certificates after completing Business Administration qualifications at various levels. The Commissioner joined representatives from Lancashire […]

8 March, 2018

Rape victim who met her attacker tells how restorative justice helped her get her life back

A female rape victim who met her attacker through a restorative justice programme in Lancashire has told how the process helped her move on with her life. Speaking anonymously to a conference of police and criminal justice professionals, hosted by Lancashire police and the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner, she said that meeting her attacker had been crucial to her […]

24 November, 2017

New rural crime vehicles rolled out across the county

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has welcomed the delivery of a powerful fleet of off-road vehicles which are being rolled out across Lancashire to help police tackle rural crime. Three liveried 4×4 pick-up trucks have been delivered to officers serving Lancashire’s rural areas in a bid to crack down on poaching, fuel thefts and organised crime. One vehicle has been […]

15 November, 2017

Commissioner’s Nest Lancashire service launches toolkit to tackle child sexual exploitation

A toolkit to help tackle child sexual exploitation has been unveiled by Nest Lancashire and Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw at a one day conference in Blackburn today, 13 November 2017. Nest Lancashire and the Commissioner’s office have been working with Lancashire Constabulary, teachers and professionals from across the county to develop the toolkit which will provide materials […]

13 November, 2017

Commissioner welcomes average speed camera enforcement on B6232 Grane Road

Lancashire’s Police & Crime Commissioner has welcomed the installation of average speed cameras on the B6232 Grane Road – which will be enforced from Monday 6th November. Following their installation and a successful period of testing, the cameras will now go live for enforcement between Junction 5 of the M65 near Belthorn through to the A56 at Haslingden – a […]

3 November, 2017

New town centre police operating base opens to the public

A new local police operating base at the heart of Blackburn Town Centre has been officially opened by Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw and Chief Constable Andy Rhodes. It replaces the old Railway Station police office which was out dated and no longer fit for modern policing requirements. The operating base will provide more effective services including, a […]

26 October, 2017

Commissioner sees new modern slavery suite as national report says more work to be done

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has visited a new modern slavery victims’ suite to highlight the good work of Lancashire Constabulary as a national report highlights concerns about the way modern slavery cases are dealt with. Based in the east of the county, the two-room suite is designed to make victims of modern slavery feel more at ease during what […]

24 October, 2017

Police Station Front Counters to Close Following Public Consultation

Ten of Lancashire Constabulary’s most underused police station front counters are set to close next year as the police service continues to find ways to improve delivery on reducing budgets. The move follows a review carried out by the Constabulary and Police & Crime Commissioner which showed that as few as three people a day were visiting some of the […]

24 August, 2017
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