Extra Measures In Place To Ensure Safety At East Riding Polling Stations

Extra Measures In Place To Ensure Safety At East Riding Polling Stations
April 19, 2021

Extra safety measures to ensure the safety of staff and voters at polling stations will be in place for the election of the next Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner.

The election for the PCC is just one of six elections taking place on Thursday, 6 May with elections for the vacant seats in the South West Holderness and South East Holderness wards as well as vacancies on Beverley Town Council, Goole Town Council, Cottingham Parish Council and Nafferton Parish Council all due to take place.

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Local Labour Movement Want To Relocate Beverley Police Station

Local Labour Movement Want To Relocate Beverley Police Station
February 7, 2018

Beverley and Holderness Labour Party are putting forward an idea to relocate Beverley Police Station from New Walk to the vacated St Nicholas School site.

They say the idea has come as a result of campaigners who concerned about anti social behaviour are which is why they are lobbying for the relocation of Beverley’s police station.

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Crime Commissioner’s New Team Will Work With Communities To Improve Services

Crime Commissioner’s New Team Will Work With Communities To Improve Services
October 6, 2017

Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner Keith Hunter has appointed an Engagement Team to work with communities to improve communication and give residents more power to influence decisions on policing and community safety.

As part of the Commissioner’s statutory obligations, he is required to consult with the public and his engagement officers will do this on his behalf by working with Community Safety Partnerships, residents’ groups and attending local events throughout the region.

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PCC Looks To Fund Schemes That Tackle Anti-Social Behaviour

PCC Looks To Fund Schemes That Tackle Anti-Social Behaviour
July 7, 2017

Voluntary and community groups across the East Riding are being invited to apply for grants from a new fund that has been launched to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour issues.

The East Riding Crime Reduction Fund has been established by the East Riding Community Safety Partnership, thanks to almost £100,000 funding provided by the Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner.

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Commissioner Announces Preferred Candidate For Humberside Police Chief Constable

Commissioner Announces Preferred Candidate For Humberside Police Chief Constable
May 30, 2017

Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner Keith Hunter has announced Lee Freeman as the preferred candidate for Chief Constable of Humberside Police following the recent selection process.

Grimsby-born Mr Freeman (48), who is currently Temp. Deputy Chief Constable of the Force will now attend a confirmation hearing with the Humberside Police and Crime Panel in June. In the interim period before the hearing Mr Freeman will assume command of the Force with Garry Forsyth reverting to his role as Deputy Chief Constable with immediate effect.

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Commissioner Keith Hunter Publishes His Strategy For Local Policing

Commissioner Keith Hunter Publishes His Strategy For Local Policing
March 21, 2017

Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner Keith Hunter has published his first Police and Crime Plan, setting out his strategic aims for the community safety landscape in the Humberside Force area for the next four years.

With 35 years experience Mr. Hunter says that he will be drawing on all his knowledge and experience to deliver the best service possible when it comes to policing.

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Panel Supports Commissioner’s Proposal To Raise Police Precept

Panel Supports Commissioner’s Proposal To Raise Police Precept
February 6, 2017

Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner Keith Hunter presented his proposals to raise the portion of council tax used to pay for policing, known as the police precept, to the Humberside Police and Crime Panel. The panel voted unanimously in favour of an increase of 1.99%.

The Commissioner proposed the precept increase for 2017/18, meaning the amount paid on a typical Band D property would rise by around 7p per week from £183.67 to £187.33 for the year.

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Glasses Launched To Keep Revelers Safe Whilst Also Tackling Domestic Abuse

Glasses Launched To Keep Revelers Safe Whilst Also Tackling Domestic Abuse
December 20, 2016

In the run up to Christmas the Humberside Police Licensing Department will be distributing nearly 16,000 extra safe polycarbonate glasses to pubs and clubs across Humberside.

The glasses will be carrying a domestic abuse messages the which not only aims to encourage victims to report the crime, but also encourage their friends or family to report their concerns.

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