Sussex Police pledge to continued commitment to racial equality

Sussex Police has continued its commitment to racial equality by signing up to the Race at Work Charter. The force is now a signatory of the Business in the Community Race at Work Charter, which launched in partnership with the UK government in 2018 with a view to improving the experiences of Black, Asian and […]

Knife crime and violence are top priorities for Sussex Police

Sussex Police is highlighting its ongoing activities in tackling knife crime and violence as part of the national week-long campaign. Operation Sceptre is set to bolster the work done by Sussex Police throughout the year in its bid to keep residents safe from knife-related harm. “Sussex is a safe place to live, although in line with […]

Sussex Police confirms new Deputy Chief Constable

Julia Chapman has been confirmed as Sussex new Deputy Chief Constable. DCC Chapman joined Sussex Police from Kent in 2019 as the Assistant Chief Constable for local policing, her appointment was announced by Chief Constable Jo Shiner, who formerly held the role. Speaking about her promotion, DCC Chapman said: “I am immensely proud to have […]

Cash boost for Sussex Police will help create safer streets

Sussex Police will receive almost £900,000 in extra funding as part of the Government’s £25 million Safer Streets Fund to spend on projects in Hastings and Eastbourne. The Safer Streets Fund forms part of the Government’s concerted action to tackle crime, and aims to stop offences that blight communities and cause misery to victims from […]

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 […]