Roads Fund part 2 (autumn launch) 2021/2022

PCC Festus Akinbusoye - closeup

The Roads Fund Part 2 is now closed.  Road safety is an integral part of community safety which is in turn a matter of significant importance to the people who live in, work in and visit Bedfordshire. We’re pleased to announce our second round of bids for the Road Safety Fund, available for community groups […]

Beds PCC invites you to have your say on potential changes to firearms licensing

have your say on firearms licensing - APCC Survey

All Police and Crime Commissioners are inviting the public to have their say on potential changes to the licensing of firearms and shotguns in England and Wales. The survey, created by the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) is available to complete here. This short survey asks for the public’s views on things like […]

Beds PCC funds additional Speed Watch Devices in Bedfordshire

PCC with the Speed Watch team and the speed devices

The Police and Crime Commissioner and Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner recently spent time with members of the Speed Watch team at Bedfordshire Police Headquarters. The Speed Watch team were able to showcase the new Speed Indication Devices (SIDS) that the PCC provided funds for. Juliet Wright, Watch Scheme Coordinator from Bedfordshire Police […]

Beds PCC hosts ‘spectacular’ Annual Parish Council Conference

Image from the Annual Parish Council Conference 2021

The Police and Crime Commissioner, Festus Akinbusoye, hosted the Annual Parish Council Conference online this week alongside senior team members from Bedfordshire Police. The Annual Parish Council Conference gives the PCC and Bedfordshire Police the opportunity to thank the Councillors for the invaluable work they do to support Community Policing. The Commissioner was joined by […]

Beds PCC praised ‘outstanding’ students for their time in his office

Intern presentation in 2021

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) hosted two University students on their Internship Programme for the month of September. The Internship Programme gives students the opportunity to spend time working in the office on real-life projects to gain experience working within the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. The students were […]

Funding won by Beds PCC helps to reduce fear of crime in the Manshead area

Safer streets event picture 2021

The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC), along with Bedfordshire Police and Central Bedfordshire Council hosted their second Safer Streets event in Dunstable on Saturday 25th September 2021 as part of the Safer Streets Project. The Safer Streets project aims to reduce crime and make local areas safer for residents.  The event was held […]