Ex-cop says officers – not the PCC – should be high profile in the media

The role of Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) was created to allow the government to take control of policing – that’s the opinion of Kevin Moore, one-time head of Sussex CID. Mr Moore says: “The role of PCC is fundamentally flawed, developed by Theresa May in order to secure political control of policing.” In recent […]

Minding the recruitment gap – but why the change of heart asks former CID chief?

Retired senior Sussex police officer Kevin Moore has this week accused the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) of double standards. Earlier this week we reported that PCC Katy Bourne had said the future of policing was ‘being transformed’ with the new Prime Minister’s promise to recruit an additional 20,000 police officers nationwide. However Kevin […]

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 […]

Sussex police say plans to grow officer numbers are ‘on track’

Sussex Police has hit back today at claims by its former head of CID that it will fail to meet its targets for recruitment of additional officers in the next two years Earlier this week former Chief Superintendent Kevin Moore poured cold water over claims by the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne that […]

Beefing up the ‘thin blue line’… recruits will be on the streets by Christmas

Last week veteran Hastings councillor and one-time candidate for the job of Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Godfrey Daniel said he was ‘sad’ to see the county’s police service struggling to keep people safe. He was speaking the wake of the BBC TV Inside Out programme’s report on the state of Sussex police and how a group […]

Is Sussex Police really serving Sussex?

Godfrey Daniel was unsuccessful when he stood for election as Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Sussex, today he says he’s sad to see the county’s police service struggling to keep people safe. Mr Daniel was speaking to Hastings In Focus in the wake of the revealing BBC1 documentary Inside Out broadcast last night that highlighted […]