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PCC supports force operations tackling on-street sexual exploitation in Luton

PCC with Azalea van

Funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner, Azalea has launched a new mobile drop-in van this week to provide 1-1 support sessions to sex workers who may have been trafficked or may be victims of exploitation. Azalea Cofounder and CEO, Ruth Robb, said: “By creating a mobile drop-in van, we will bring our unique Azalea […]

Bedfordshire school wins PCC’s debating contest

PCC with students at schools debate final

Etonbury Academy has been crowned the best debating team in Bedfordshire after a sterling performance at the Houses of Parliament.  Three Bedfordshire schools reached the finals of a debating competition run by the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner.  Etonbury fought off competition from runners up Bedford Academy and Icknield High School who won their first […]

£1.4m anti-social behaviour investment announced by Beds PCC

Officer in hi-viz

Every police force in England and Wales will receive at least £1 million from the government to ramp up patrols to tackle violence and disorder, targeted in areas with high levels of anti-social behaviour. It is estimated that the funding, hitting £66 million for England and Wales, will enable each force to deploy more uniformed […]

OPCC funds CESAR scheme to offer half price tracking equipment to farmers

New security tech for farmers

A major new project to help tackle rural crime by tracking stolen agricultural vehicles is being launched in Bedfordshire. The CESAR scheme is the latest initiative funded by the county’s Safer Streets project, which is focused on tackling neighbourhood crime issues such as anti-social behaviour and burglary. A new half price discount will be available […]

PCC backs national Victims’ Code campaign

Police and Crime Commissioner Festus Akinbusoye has backed the new Ministry of Justice (MoJ) campaign unveiled this week.    The Victims Code is a practical guide that victims have the right to receive from police, courts and criminal justice agencies.  The campaign signposts victims of crime to new dedicated resources outlining support available to them.    Mr […]

PCC hosts second Annual Business Conference

Annual Business Conference 2024

Fraud and retail crime amongst items discussed at Bedfordshire PCC’s Annual Business Conference Over 35 businesses attended the second annual business conference hosted by Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Festus Akinbusoye, on Tuesday.   The event, held at Flitwick’s Rufus Centre, allowed local business owners to engage with the PCC and Bedfordshire Police, giving them a […]

PCC confirms police precept increase

Close up image of the PCC outside Police HQ

Investments in tackling shoplifting, speeding and improving the force control room are in the pipeline after a rise in council tax to fund policing was approved this week. The majority of respondents to a public survey backed increasing the police precept, with the move approved by the county’s Police and Crime Panel on Tuesday (6 […]

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