Visit to Greenacre School Barnsley

Dr Billings will be meeting Tom O'Hara and Kirsty Taylor from Greenacre School.

On Duty at Christmas

Doncaster Street Pastors

In recent years, while numbers fell, South Yorkshire police made strong partnerships with other agencies. This is now paying off in ways we could hardly have imagined, not least in the recent floods.

Sheffield Police Awards

It is always something of a privilege to go to police awards evenings, and this year's Sheffield Awards was no exception. You get some sense of the excellent work carried out by police staff and police officers across the city in the various categories:

South Yorkshire Floods

Shiloh Breakfast Meeting

Remembrance Sunday

On Remembrance Sunday I attended the annual service and wreath laying in Barker's Pool, Sheffield. There seemed to be larger crowds than usual and many children and young people came, not least the cadets - army, navy, Air Force and, of course, police.

CLP Meeting in Branton, Doncaster

Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, spoke on Friday, 25 October about the future of policing to members of the Don Valley Constituency Labour Party in Kilham Community Hall, Branton.

Celebrating Our Fir Vale Attended by the Commissioner

Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner was the guest of honour at the ‘Celebrating our Fir Vale’ event at the Fir Vale Community Centre on Wednesday, 30 October.


Policing in this country is always most effective when the police and the local community are working together. This is obviously true when it comes to tackling crimes such as burglaries.


I recently spoke to a remarkable group of people. They were women and men, young and not so young. Some had jobs, some were students and some were pensioners.

Councils Work With South Yorkshire Modern Slavery Partnership to Improve Identification of Victims

Today (18th October) is UK Anti-Slavery Day – a day of action to raise awareness of modern slavery and to highlight what statutory bodies, charities, businesses and individuals can do to tackle this abhorrent crime.