More bobbies on the beat would be delivered by Labour as announced by the party today.
Labour is committed to providing funding to the 43 forces across England and Wales to hire an extra 10,000 officers operating in community policing roles.
The move will be paid for by reversing cuts to Capital Gains Tax and comes at a time when reported crime is rising under the current Tory government. Continue reading
The new Police and Crime Commissioner has announced that he has secured a site on Portsea Island for a new police investigation centre, off the Eastern Road. Continue reading
Community campaigners are delighted their efforts have been heard loud and clear and that Hampshire’s police and crime commissioner has now ruled out the option of building a new police investigation centre for the city out in Havant.
Speaking this morning, the current commissioner, politician Simon Hayes officially confirmed he is now definitely planning building the new centre in Portsmouth. Continue reading
News that Hampshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, politician Simon Hayes, may have ruled out Havant as the location of a proposed police investigation centre is to be welcomed. But yet again the Commissioner has missed the point say local people and community campaigners.
Here’s a report from Solent TV on the plan to close down Portsmouth Central Police Station:
Having a neighbourhood desk in the civic offices is just not the same as having a centrally-located police station, Police & Crime Commissioner.
This is quite simply a cut too far!
The news that Portsmouth’s Central Police Station was being considered for closure by Hampshire’s Police & Crime Commissioner, Simon Hayes, has come as a real disappointment to the Portsmouth community. Continue reading