High professional standards are crucial to ensuring that the best possible service is delivered by Essex Police, that victims are supported and our county is kept as safe as possible. It is part of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s role to ensure that Chief Constable Stephen Kavanagh operates the Essex Police disciplinary process fairly, consistently and ultimately with the interests of the people of Essex, whom officers serve every day, at its heart.
August 1st, 2014
Essex Police has used new legislation to protect women believed to be at risk of domestic violence 54 times since the system went live eight weeks ago.
July 30th, 2014
On the morning of Monday July 14, I was pleased to facilitate a meeting in Harlow, called at short notice by Robert Halfon, involving Harlow’s MP, Essex Police, local and county councillors, and other representatives of the local community, to address concerns about traveller encampments in areas such as Third Avenue, Latton Common, and Harlow Common. It was also important to satisfy myself as Police and Crime Commissioner that the police response was appropriate.
July 17th, 2014
Nick Alston, Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex, said:
“The national covert police operation which has been running for the past six months targeting people accessing indecent images of children online is a crucial and timely piece of work.
July 16th, 2014
Police and Crime Commissioners gathered in Manchester for their annual general meeting on July 15 have elected Nick Alston as Chairman of the Board of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC).
July 15th, 2014
The next Police and Crime Commissioner public meeting discussing local crime and community safety issues will take place in Chelmsford on Thursday July 17, 2014.
July 9th, 2014
The Essex Police Challenge is a key part of how Nick Alston, Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex, holds the Chief Constable of Essex and his senior team to account on behalf of the people of our county.
You can watch a video recording of the event held on July 2, 2014, in the Balmoral Community Centre, Westcliff-on-Sea, presented in five chapters concentrating on the main sections of the meeting, below.
July 7th, 2014
Nick Alston, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex, hosted his inaugural youth conference on Tuesday July 1, 2014, aimed at gathering the views and concerns of young people from across Essex, and most importantly their ideas about how to solve any issues. He named the event ‘Be the Change’ after Ghandi’s famous quote, because it provided a unique opportunity for young people to drive meaningful change in the decision making around services and issues which affect them.
July 7th, 2014
As part of my ongoing work to monitor complaints against Essex Police, I am now publishing details of conduct matters for the six months to the end of March 2014.
July 1st, 2014
Nick Alston opened Wednesday evening’s public meeting in Colchester by expressing his great sadness at the recent murders of Nahid Almanea and James Attfield, and offering his sincere and heartfelt condolences to their families, friends and all who knew and loved them. These sentiments were shared by everyone present.
June 27th, 2014
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