PCC warns of the seriousness of thousands of Police fingerprint and DNA records being “accidentally deleted”

Early last week the government announced the loss of 150,000 records from the Police National Computer (PNC). By the end of the week they had corrected this and said that over 400,000 had been lost.

PCC meets with victims who have benefitted from restorative justice

This week marks Restorative Justice Week and to learn more about the effects of restorative justice on both victims and perpetrators.

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In this week's Blog, Dr Billings talks about the low rate of rape convictions and the effect this has on victims, policing during coronavirus and recruiting new members of the Independent Ethics Panel.

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Who enforces the law? I was made to think about this last week when broadcasters and journalists asked me to comment on the new requirements for wearing face masks in shops. Who should ensure that we did it?

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As Police and Crime Commissioner I also chair the Local Criminal Justice Board (LCJB).

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In this week's Blog Dr Billings looks again at the effects of Covid19 on the criminal justice system as well as thoughts on care homes.

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The South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner's weekly blog this week looks at the effect of Covid19 on the criminal justice system and highlights the issues of modern slavery.

Police and Crime commissioner welcomes the return of the National Probation Service

“I welcome the decision of the government to bring all probation activity under the umbrella of the National Probation Service, including unpaid work programmes that until now have been delivered by private companies and voluntary bodies.

‘Sobriety’ Tags Welcomed

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Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner has written his second blog to update members of the public partners and communities and organisations about how he has been carrying out his role during the corona virus pandemic.


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.