The Code of Practice for Victims (Victims’ Code) Individual rights information – Right 6 of 12
Victims Code - To be provided with information about the investigation and prosecution

The Code of Practice for Victims (Victims’ Code) Individual rights information – Right 6 of 12

Right 6 To be provided with information about the investigation and prosecution Summary of right You have the right to be told by the police when key decisions on the…

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Force awarded more than £7 million to fight violence, exploitation and organised crime
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Force awarded more than £7 million to fight violence, exploitation and organised crime

Bedfordshire Police has been handed its biggest ever grant funding pot to take the fight to criminal gangs and organised crime groups in the county. Ministers have awarded the force…

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The Code of Practice for Victims (Victims’ Code) Individual rights information – Right 5 of 12
Victims Code - To be provided with information about compensation

The Code of Practice for Victims (Victims’ Code) Individual rights information – Right 5 of 12

Right 5, to be provided with information about compensation Summary of right: Court ordered compensation If the defendant pleads or is found guilty, the judge or magistrate may order them…

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World Wellbeing Week feature on Signpost, Bedfordshire’s victim support service
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World Wellbeing Week feature on Signpost, Bedfordshire’s victim support service

World WellBeing Week gives the opportunity to promote an overall awareness for the wide-range aspects of wellbeing.  It also gives recognition to professionals in this sector and we’d like to…

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The Code of Practice for Victims (Victims’ Code) Individual rights information – Right 3 of 12
Victims Code - To be provided with information when reporting the crime

The Code of Practice for Victims (Victims’ Code) Individual rights information – Right 3 of 12

Over the coming weeks the OPCC will be releasing information relating to each of the 12 rights within the Victims’ Code. Each release will cover one or more of the…

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PCC and Community Policing team work together for priority setting meeting in Central Bedfordshire
Festus Akinbusoye sitting at his desk

PCC and Community Policing team work together for priority setting meeting in Central Bedfordshire

As part of his pledge to support the community in having trust and confidence in Bedfordshire Police, The Police and Crime Commissioner, Festus Akinbusoye, will be working together with the…

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PCC welcomed to the Police and Crime Panel to present his first ideas for the Police and Crime Plan
PCC of Police and Crime Plan meeting

PCC welcomed to the Police and Crime Panel to present his first ideas for the Police and Crime Plan

The PCC, Festus Akinbusoye attended the Police and Crime Panel (PCP) meeting this week.  The purpose of the Police and Crime Panel is to oversee, challenge and support the work…

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PCC meets Special Constables and volunteers in support of National Volunteers Week
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PCC meets Special Constables and volunteers in support of National Volunteers Week

Police and Crime Commissioner, Festus Akinbusoye, spent some time with Bedfordshire Police community volunteers to show his appreciation and to celebrate the end of National Volunteers Week 2021. At the…

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