AN anonymous hotline for the reporting elder abuse – which is the first ever of its kind – has been funded and launched by Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex, Nick Alston.
February 26th, 2015
Nick Alston, Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex, said: “Nothing matters more than protecting our children. As Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex, I will continue to insist that the investigation of the handling of child abuse investigations by our police force is fully and thoroughly reviewed. The trauma of child abuse is almost unimaginable. Victims deserve the best and most professional support from Essex Police. People who abuse children must be brought to justice.
February 23rd, 2015
COULD you spare some time to help a victim of crime get justice?
The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for Essex is currently recruiting volunteers to help people who have been victims of lower level crimes to meet those who have offended against them.
February 19th, 2015
VICTIMS of sexual violence are continuing to benefit from specialist support and services thanks to a successful partnership between the Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex and a leading rape charity.
February 13th, 2015
Have you got a question for the Chief Constable?
The Essex Police Challenge is your chance to have a voice in the debate around the policing of our county.
February 12th, 2015
Nothing is more important in policing than to keep the most vulnerable members of our communities safe. Where victims have been let down, it is essential that steps are taken urgently to protect them from further harm and to bring those who harmed them to justice. As Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex, I am clear that victims of crime must be at the heart of our policing and criminal justice system.
February 11th, 2015
Street racing and noise nuisance has caused frustration and concern in the West Thurrock and Lakeside area for a number of years. District Commander Chief Inspector Leigh Norris and his team, supported by specialist officers, have conducted significant proactive policing work to tackle the cruiser problem, and continue to work closely with key partners.
February 9th, 2015
HATE crime was top of the list of concerns for teenagers when they met with Nick Alston, Police & Crime Commissioner for Essex, at his latest Youth Forum meeting.
February 5th, 2015
At the Police and Crime Panel meeting of Thursday January 29, 2015, Nick Alston proposed an increase in the precept, the portion of council tax used to fund policing and community safety, of 1.99 per cent. This represents an increase of about six pence per week for a Band D property.
January 30th, 2015
TWO specially designed knife amnesty bins are now in place on the streets of two Essex towns.
January 28th, 2015