PCC invites schools to become part of the solution in reducing crime in Beds

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The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC), and VERU (Violence and Exploitation Reduction Unit) will be hosting a joint Youth Conference for Year 9 students across Bedfordshire. This will be a first for the OPCC with the aim of the event being to reach youths who would like to be part of the […]

PCC thanks Bedfordshire Police for delivering ‘vital project’ on time as state-of-the-art custody building opens

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The 22-cell custody block and additional office space was officially opened on Thursday (21 April) by Chief Constable Garry Forsyth, Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Festus Akinbusoye, High Sheriff of Bedfordshire Lady Jane Clifford and the Vice Lord-Lieutenant Chris Sharwood-Smith MBE. Developers Wilmott Dixon have spent the last two years building the multi-million-pound custody block, after the […]

Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Funding Opportunity

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The Home Office have confirmed that £147m of funding will be committed, until the end of 2024/25 for victim services. The money will fund emotional, practical, and therapeutic support for victims of crime such as women and girls affected by domestic abuse. Funding allocation from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is broken down as follows: […]

Annual Business Conference 2022

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Annual Business Conference 2022 Reserve your ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/annual-business-conference-2022-tickets-316620619797 Days Hours Minutes Seconds The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner will be hosting a Business Conference for all businesses, big and small, across the whole of Bedfordshire. Event: Annual Business Conference 2022 Date: Tuesday 6th September 2022 Time: 09:30 – 16:30 Location: The Grove […]