‘My blood ran cold’ are the police losing control of the streets?

Yesterday’s Guardian carried a column written by an anonymous Metropolitan Police Officer, in it he says he no longer feels safe going to work, feels he and his colleagues are being stretched beyond their capabilities, he does not feel valued and he is seeing colleagues quit from exhaustion and frustration. While the piece in The […]

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 […]