The role and responsibilities of the Police and Crime Commissioner is among a wealth of information being hosted on a dedicated webpage which has been launched in the run-up to the upcoming election in May. Bedfordshire’s Office of Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) has published the page to help prospective candidates who want to stand […]
This bidding opportunity is now closed. The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Bedfordshire are pleased to release 5 bidding opportunities in support of the Commissioning Cycle for 2024-2025. Domestic Abuse Counselling Sexual Violence Counselling Family Support and Advocacy network Sports-based Prevention – Luton Diversion Restorative Justice Family Practitioner To respond to these […]
The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Bedfordshire, Festus Akinbusoye, has released the police precept survey for the financial year 2024/25. The PCC must consult with local residents on any changes that he is considering to the police precept. For 2024/25, the PCC wants to propose an increase to the police precept of £13 a year for […]
Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Festus Akinbusoye has partnered with his counterpart in Hertfordshire to successfully bid for £2 million from the Home Office to run the programme for the next two years.
In a country-first Bedfordshire OPCC have advanced from being code compliant to platinum for their Independent Custody Visiting (ICV) scheme. Bedfordshire Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) achieved the award at the inaugural Independent Custody Visiting Association (ICVA) Quality Assurance awards. They were presented with platinum status at a ceremony in Birmingham on […]
Communities across Bedfordshire are being encouraged to put their questions to senior leaders in the likes of local policing, the courts and probation services.
The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner thanked volunteers last night, recognising all those who go the extra mile for their communities. On Thursday 28 September the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) held its first-ever Volunteers Recognition event. The event saw 23 volunteers from the Stop and Search and Use of […]
The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner have launched a ‘You said, We did’ campaign to highlight the achievements of the Police and Crime Commissioner following the launch of his annual report last month. The campaign highlights the Commissioners work to date under each of the seven priorities in the Police and Crime Plan. […]
Bedfordshire’s Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner has visited the force’s custody facilities in the latest check on detainees’ welfare in the county. Ian Dalgarno joined some of the county’s independent custody visitors for a visit to Luton custody suite last week. The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) runs the independent custody visitor […]
Police officer pay will increase by seven per cent across all ranks from September 1 after the Government accepted in full the recommendation of the Police Remuneration Review Body (PRRB). Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Festus Akinbusoye said: “I’m delighted the Prime Minister has accepted in full the recommendations of the Public Sector Pay Review […]