A caped crusader or someone politicking and creating fear for political ends? I’ll leave that for you to decide. As someone who spent his first career covering politics and writing headlines, I get the need to grab people’s attention. But I have always believed in presenting the...
New methods of working, brought about by the pandemic, is reinforcing Gloucestershire’s reputation as the ‘greenest’ constabulary in the country.
Increased working from home, less printing and online technology replacing the need to travel miles to meetings are all recognised now as ways of saving energy.
Last year I started using the mantra - Every Crime Matters.
It wasn't just a slogan or a gimmick, behind it was a real mission to champion the public's desire and right to get the best possible service from the police.
Last month I wrote to Justice Secretary Robert Buckland calling for the government to make sure that anyone caught exploiting people during the coronavirus crisis should and will expect the full force of the law and that means they should expect an appropriate punishment. The letter set...
I have been very impressed to see how communities are beginning to support each other during these unprecedented times. Making sure our service providers are paid on time is another way I think the police can play its part.
That’s why I have asked the Constabulary to be sure to pay its suppliers promptly – and in my role as vice chair of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners, I am calling-on other PCCs to do the same.
Dealing with an episode like Coronavirus is why we kept our reserves intact
With events surrounding Coronavirus changing almost by the hour it seems, I have decided to release £1 million pounds from the Constabulary’s reserves to help prepare for its impact on Gloucestershire.