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 […]

Looking for special people to be Special Constables

A new recruitment campaign for special constables has been launched in Sussex. Sussex Police has a team of specials who come from all walks of life and fit their volunteer work around full-time day jobs and family lives. Special Constable Julie Rainey has a busy full-time job as regional communications manager for the RNLI, but […]

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 […]

Hastings custody centre reopens after £1.6m refurbishment

Hastings custody centre is re-opening, fully modernised and fit for the future after an investment of £1.6m. The centre becomes operational again on Monday having undergone significant refurbishment since it was closed in October 2017. The improvements that bring it up to Home Office standards, include a new air conditioning system and state-of-the-art CCTV as […]