PCC pledges to renew efforts to tackle serious youth violence in Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has vowed to do more to tackle serious youth violence after the death of a 16-year-old boy in Luton. Festus Akinbusoye also sent his condolences to the boy’s family following Tuesday’s incident in Stoneygate Road. A 16-year-old boy suffered multiple stab wounds during the incident and was pronounced dead a short […]

Home Office backs Bedfordshire bid for Safer Streets Funding

Festus Akinbusoye sitting at his desk

Police and Crime Commissioner, Festus Akinbusoye has won £432,000 from the Safer Streets fund from the Home Office. The winning bid is for the Dunstable and Houghton Regis area of Bedfordshire, known as Manshead. The Safer Streets project aims to reduce crime and make local areas safer.  It also allows PCCs to work with local […]

PCC meets Beds Police Cyber Hub team and invests in fourth Cyber Triage van

PCC meets Beds Police Cyber Hub team

Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Festus Akinbusoye met with the Cyber team earlier this week.  The Cyber Hub specialises in Digital Forensics, Cyber Crime Investigation and Internet Child Abuse Investigation Team (ICAIT). In 2018, the Cyber Hub Team were the first in the country to have a vehicle dedicated to triaging digital media devices to […]