Cheshire Constabulary Makes Commitment to the Public that We're Here
Cheshire Constabulary has taken the bold step of describing what good policing is. This week, Chief Constable Simon Byrne and the Police & Crime Commissioner for Cheshire’ stand side by side to show their commitment to a set of statements that capture what constitutes good policing in Cheshire.
Policing Priorities Survey – Join the Conversation
As the new Police & Crime Commissioner my first priority is to listen to the views of stakeholders and the wider Cheshire public, to ensure that my Police & Crime Plan reflects the policing priorities of Cheshire’s diverse communities. To enable me to gather these views I have today, Tuesday, 14 June, launched a six-week public consultation. As part of this consultation I will be holding a number of public events and meetings with partners and stakeholder across the county.
Refuge Launches IMPACT – Its Bespoke Case Management Tool For Those Protecting Women And Children At Risk
Refuge has made its bespoke case management system, IMPACT, available for other organisations protecting those experiencing domestic and sexual violence. As well as providing dynamic case management that saves on bureaucracy, IMPACT is able to demonstrate exactly what outcomes Refuge achieves for the women and children it supports. Now, other organisations can benefit from this specialist outcomes framework.
Operation Scrambler Sees 18 Year Old Local Man Charged
The crackdown on the illegal and anti-social use of mini-motos and off-road bikes has been hardening in Widnes over the last few months. Operation Scrambler has seen officers from Widnes Local Policing Unit carrying out high visibility patrols in hot-spots at key times, targeting those determined on causing a nuisance to the local community.
Restorative Justice Report
A Justice Committee report has said that there are “tangible benefits” of restorative justice to victims and that current provision is subject to a “postcode lottery”. In light of mixed compliance with the Victims’ Code (which requires the police or delivery organisations to provide information on RJ to victims), the Committee recommends the introduction of a system to improve compliance and the inclusion of a right to access such services in the Victims’ Law. However it adds that “it is too soon to introduce a legislative right” but “such a goal is laudable and should be actively worked towards”. Further, the Committee recommends that the Ministry of Justice continues to provide long-term funding for restorative justice to Police and Crime Commissioners, but this money should remain part of a wider pot of funding for victims’ services (as opposed to being ring-fenced).