LAUNCH OF PROJECT 0114

Project 0114 – the partnership project set up with Home Office funding through Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner focussed on tackling child criminal exploitation and associated knife and gun crime across the city is underway.

JADE YOUTH AND COMMUNITY RECEIVE £5,000 GRANT FUNDING

JADE Youth and Community Centre in Dinnington has received £5,000 from Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, to support their youth activities.

LINKS BETWEEN POVERTY AND CRIME

Sometimes people ask me whether there is a link between poverty and crime. When they do, my first thoughts turn to my own childhood. I grew up in a very deprived part of an East Midlands industrial town.

SOUTH YORKSHIRE PARTNERSHIP TO TACKLE MODERN SLAVERY LAUNCHED

On Wednesday, 22 May, 2019 key statutory, third sector and private sector organisations united at the New York stadium in Rotherham to launch the South Yorkshire Modern Slavery Partnership – a regional response to tackling modern slavery.

WHY DID YOU SPRAY SQUIRTY CREAM ON MY CARPET?

The South Yorkshire Restorative Justice service was launched to invited guests at an event held at the Rotherham United New York Stadium on Wednesday 15 May.

PREDICTING CRIME

You might think that it is no more possible to predict crime than the weather. You may be right.On the other hand we do try to predict the weather. We want to know the  forecast before we set off for a picnic on the moors without a coat.

PUBLICATION OF THE ONS CRIME STATISTICS – APRIL 2019

The crime statistics for 2018 have today (Thursday, 25 April 2019) been published by the ONS and show a mixed picture both nationally and in South Yorkshire.Overall, while crime nationally increased by 7%, in South Yorkshire there was a slight fall of 2%.

SOUTH YORKSHIRE POLICE REVIEW OF PCSOs

I set out in this document the considerations I would like the South Yorkshire Police (SYP) Review Team to take into account in developing final options for SYP’s Senior Command Team, as part of their PCSO Review.

LEGAL ADVICE FOR VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND MODERN SLAVERY

The Anti-Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit (ATLEU) in Sheffield has recently received £1,000 funding from the Commissioner’s Community Grant Scheme to offer advice sessions to people in South Yorkshire who might be victims of human trafficking or m

SOUTH YORKSHIRE’S RENEWED POLICE AND CRIME PLAN PUBLISHED KEEPING PEOPLE SAFE

The renewed Police and Crime Plan from Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, has been published on his website.

CHILDREN’S COMMISSIONER ANNUAL STUDY OF CHILDHOOD VULNERABILITY

"The Children’s Commissioner has drawn national attention to the growing issue of child criminal exploitation (CCE) and has noted similarities with child sexual exploitation (CSE).

BRITISH TRANSPORT POLICE VISIT

Dr Billings visited British Transport Police officers at Sheffield station on Monday, 25 February 2019 to learn about their work.