Tag Archives: Sussex Police

National Stalking Awareness Week


As the week ends its important to ensure that a focus on the issue of stalking does not diminish. I have been involved in a number of discussions over the last six months involving voluntary organisations such as Suzy Lamplugh … Continue reading

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Stop using the Police as a punchbag


On Thursday HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) published their annual report into policing and the state of individual forces. The report outlines a challenge across the country with reports of victims being let down, criminal cases shelved and suspects left untracked … Continue reading

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An important day for many people


The publication at midday of the final report by air crash investigators into the Shoreham crash will surely help relatives and friends of those who died to gain a degree of closure 18 months after the event. The same is … Continue reading

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Theresa the exaggerator


Understandably this week at Questions to the Prime Minister or PMQs a lot of the focus was on the visit to America by Theresa May. She went through the various Questions and Answers, mostly batting away criticism until Jonathan Reynolds … Continue reading

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The vital necessity of the thin blue line


Earlier this week I had the enormous privilege of spending some time with a senior Police Officer in Sussex listening to the stories of a number of events and cases that are currently being dealt with by their officers. All … Continue reading

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A very professional career


Over more than a decade I have had an extensive privilege to meet and occasionally work alongside Police Officers mostly in Sussex. My role as a member of the Independent Advisory Group in Brighton & Hove which began in 2004 … Continue reading

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A well deserved award


Today is a special day, and this photo and the story of Sarah Gates help to remind us how important today is. Sarah has worked for Sussex Police in Crawley for ten years where she has been at the forefront … Continue reading

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