PREFERRED CANDIDATE SELECTED FOR CHIEF CONSTABLE

Deputy Chief Constable Stephen Watson has been selected as the preferred candidate for new Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police by the Police and Crime Commissioner, Dr Alan Billings.

STATEMENT REGARDING OPERATION KADDIE

Dr Alan Billings said: “This has been a lengthy process and one that should not have been played out in the public domain.

INTERIM CHIEF CONSTABLE APPOINTED AT SOUTH YORKSHIRE POLICE

South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Dr Alan Billings, has appointed a new interim Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police, until a permanent Chief Constable is recruited and appointed to the post in due course. 

STATEMENT FROM DR ALAN BILLINGS AND DAWN COPLEY

Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, said: “Yesterday, I asked Deputy Chief Constable Dawn Copley to temporarily act as Chief Constable following the suspension of David Crompton.

INDEPENDENT CUSTODY VISITORS SOUGHT

The Office of the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner is recruiting for volunteers to hold the position of Independent Custody Visitor.

INDEPENDENT POLICING PROTESTS ADVISORY PANEL

The South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner has established an Independent Policing Protests Advisory Panel to work with South Yorkshire Police in the planning and learning stages of managing protests and marches.

REFRESHED POLICE AND CRIME PLAN

Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, has launched on his website a renewed version of his Police and Crime Plan for 2013-17.

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.

INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF SOUTH YORKSHIRE POLICE’S HANDLING OF CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOTATION

Dr Alan Billings, has today published an independent report which has provided reassurance that South Yorkshire Police has learnt from past mistakes and has changed the way it handles reports of child sexual exploitation

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.

HOWARD LEAGUE FOR PENAL REFORM STATEMENT THAT CHILD ARRESTS FALL BY 54 PER CENT

Statement from Dr Alan Billings in response to the Howard League for Penal Reform statement that child arrests fall by 54 per cent.

BUILDING WORK STARTS ON BARNSLEY CUSTODY SUITE

Building work on the new Barnsley Custody Suite is due to start on Friday 13 November and the Police and Crime Commissioner Dr Alan Billings and Chief Constable David Crompton were there to start the first digging of the foundations.