Deputy Chief Constable set to take on the top job later this month

Sussex’ current Deputy Chief Constable Jo Shiner is set to step up to the top job later this month. She has been announced as Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne’s preferred candidate to be the new Chief Constable of Sussex. The Police and Crime Panel will be formally notified of the proposed which will […]

Community matters more than ever says Chief Constable

Priority for Sussex Police is protection of the NHS and the capacity it has says Chief Constable Giles York. In a video published this morning Mr York assures people that if they are at home and they feel in danger they should call the police: “…we are here to help you still. “Our policing services […]

Have YOU got what it takes? Sussex Police want to know

Yesterday saw Sussex Police launch its latest round of recruitment for new police officers. The force has a target to increase frontline officer numbers by a net 250 by next year. In a  campaign that asks: “Have you got what it takes?” Sussex Police says that ‘careers don’t come more personally rewarding that this’. “Tackling […]

Why lions need other lions to be their leaders

Kevin Moore was one of Sussex most senior police officers – he was head of CID. He retired from the force at the beginning of 2018 and since then he has been pretty blunt in expressing his views about how, in his view, the force is under performing today. Last year he took part in […]

Extra money for police is ‘too little too late’ says local Labour

‘Substantial’ recruitment of Police Community Support Officers and Police Officers is on the cards for Sussex in the wake of a government pledge to give police forces across the UK almost £1billion of additional finding. But a spokesman for the Labour party in Hastings told Hastings In Focus it’s was all ‘too little too late.’ […]