Sussex PCC hails ‘transformation’ of policing

The future of policing is being transformed according to Katy Bourne the Police and Crime Commissioner for Sussex. Ms Bourne who was recently elected Chairman of the Association of Police & Crime Commissioners (APCC) says the Prime Minister’s announcement that 20,000 more police officers are to be recruited across the country is what is driving the […]

The Police – Over-stretched and overwhelmed by ‘broken’ mental health system

The police cannot be expected to pick up the pieces of a ‘broken mental health system’. That’s the headline finding of a report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) published earlier this week. Hastings In Focus understands that an increasing amount of local officer’s time is spent dealing with people […]