27 Feb Every crime matters now … more than ever before.
Every crime matters, because every victim matters. That is the new mantra I have set for the police in our county.
Times have been tough, but now we have been told that austerity is over our police must turn their attention to the crimes that have not attracted sufficient attention for far too long. By this I mean burglary, theft, anti-social behaviour and other similar category offences that were allowed to slip down the order of priorities because dwindling resources meant other ‘more serious’ crimes were targeted.