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Commissioner launches training sessions helping frontline staff spot signs of modern slavery

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner spoke of the importance of tackling modern slavery and supporting victims as he opened the first of several training sessions taking place in Lancashire, aimed at helping frontline staff identify whether someone is a victim and how best they can help. The training will ensure victims get the best possible support from staff and organisations […]

15 February, 2018

Commissioner sees impact of community grant at Blackpool Music School

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has seen first-hand how a group of young people are benefiting from a community project, which received a grant from his Community Action Fund. The project offers accessible music courses to those who would otherwise be unlikely to learn an instrument, through Blackpool Music School. This offers young people the opportunity to learn a new […]

14 February, 2018

Commissioner Backs Lancashire Police Campaign to Tackle Knife Crime

The county’s Police and Crime Commissioner is backing Lancashire Constabulary’s work to tackle knife crime, at the start of a week of action. Operation Sceptre, running from 12th to 19th February 2018, is a national campaign targeting knife crime and those who carry knives. Clive Grunshaw, Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner said: “I fully support Lancashire Constabulary’s involvement in this […]

12 February, 2018

Commissioner calls on Government to come clean to council tax payers on police funding

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has called on the Government to come clean to council tax payers about the increased funding for policing announced today in the House of Commons. Policing Minister Nick Hurd today revealed the latest finance settlement for PCCs across the country to fund their forces, with next year’s Central Grant funding allocation to Lancashire staying at […]

19 December, 2017

Commissioner leads training of White Ribbon Ambassadors

On Tuesday 28 November, Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw brought together over 40 White Ribbon Ambassadors to learn the latest ways to combat male violence against women and girls. As part of 16 days of action against domestic abuse and Lancashire’s commitment as the first White Ribbon County, the Commissioner’s office arranged dedicated training for the Ambassadors to […]

4 December, 2017

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

Lancashire Victim Services launch domestic abuse campaign

There is a way out of abusive relationships – that’s the message of a new Lancashire Victim Services campaign encouraging people who may be experiencing domestic abuse to take the step and get help. The campaign, which launched on Monday, 20 November, sees a combination of radio and bus shelter adverts as well as posters to be displayed in public […]

20 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 joins police to urge public to hand in guns during firearms surrender

People in Lancashire are being urged to hand in guns and ammunition as part of a nation-wide firearms surrender starting on 13 November 2017. The surrender will run for two weeks, during which weapons can be surrendered at six Lancashire Police stations – Blackburn, Burnley, Blackpool, Lancaster, Skelmersdale and Preston. During the last gun surrender in April 2016, 139 firearms […]

9 November, 2017
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