MANCHESTER STATEMENT

Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, said: “The attack on those leaving the concert in Manchester was sickening and cynical and an assault on both the individuals who were there and our way of life.  

REPORT IN TO POLICING PROTESTS IN ROTHERHAM

A review into the engagement of South Yorkshire Police with Rotherham communities in connection with the 5 September protests in the town has now been published.  

CHRISTMAS NEWSLETTER 2016

Let me begin where I will also end and wish you a very Happy Christmas. In this brief newsletter I will pick up on a few current issues and things that have happened since the last newsletter.

“THINGS HAVE CHANGED”

“Things have changed”.

PUBLIC’S HELP REQUIRED ON POLICING IN SOUTH YORKSHIRE

Dr Alan Billings, the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, would like to hear your thoughts on policing in South Yorkshire and what you feel are new or emerging priorities so that this can influence his priorities in the Police and Crime Plan.

2016/17 GRANT SCHEME LAUNCHED

CHIEF CONSTABLE PUBLISHES REPORT ON SOUTH YORKSHIRE POLICE

At the beginning of May, Chief Constable Dave Jones and Police and Crime Commissioner Alan Billings, asked the College of Policing for support in considering the force’s operational and organisational capability and capacity.

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.