DR ALAN BILLINGS – MY TIME IN OFFICE

My time in office ends in May. So I thought I might briefly look back over this past fifteen months. This is a snapshot of a few of the things I have been involved with.

KEEPING UP WITH THE KHANS

£15,000 GRANT FUNDING TO ZEST IN UPPERTHORPE

Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner went along to Zest in Upperthorpe, Sheffield on Friday, 18 March to present them with a grant cheque for £15,000,

SOUTH YORKSHIRE SHOWCASES SUCCESSFUL RESTORATIVE JUSTICE PROVISION

Dr Alan Billings South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner hosted the South Yorkshire Restorative Justice (RJ) showcase on Wednesday 9 March at the Rotherham United Aesseal New York stadium.

EASTWOOD GETS A VISIT FROM THE PCC

Dr Alan Billings South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner visited the Eastwood area of Rotherham to meet local business leaders and hear about some of the issues that had a bearing on policing.

BACK TO SCHOOL FOR THE POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER

Dr Alan Billings, the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner visited Handsworth Grange Community Sports College in Sheffield on Wednesday, 2 March to hear directly from pupils on issues that concerned them around safety and the role of the police.

REACTION TO SENTENCING OF ROTHERHAM GROOMING GANG

South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Dr Alan Billings, said: "These sentences reflect the seriousness of the crimes committed and demonstrate that justice has been served on those who have committed these truly horrendous crimes.

RESPONSE ON HMICFRS PEEL EFFECTIVENESS REPORT FEBRUARY 2016

Statement from Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner: “HMIC reports are useful for me when I hold the force to account. They help me see more clearly the areas that need greater attention.

BURGLARY ON THE DECREASE IN SOUTH YORKSHIRE

“There has been some comment recently about the low detection rate for burglaries in South Yorkshire.

SOUTH YORKSHIRE CHILD ARRESTS FALL FOR THE FOURTH YEAR RUNNING

Figures released by the Howard League for Penal Reform for 2014 have shown a further reduction in the number of child arrests in South Yorkshire.

ROTHER VALLEY SOUTH AREA ASSEMBLY MEETING

Dr Alan Billings, the Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire, and Chief Superintendent Jason Harwin, District Commander for Rotherham, were guest speakers at a packed meeting of the Rother Valley South Area Assembly in Woodsetts Village Hall.

COMMUNITY INVITED TO ATTEND EVENT TO TACKLE HATE CRIME

South Yorkshire Police and the South Yorkshire Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner are inviting Rotherham residents along to the second meeting to discuss how hate crime is reported and how the police respond to incidents.