South Yorkshire PCC Welcomes Ban on Nitrous Oxide Possession

Drug Strategy Welcomed by South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner

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Police Officer Numbers in Barnsley

Last year we increased overall police officer numbers in South Yorkshire – including the Barnsley District - for the first time since 2010.

Response to the HMICFRS Report – Both sides of the coin

Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner had today (Friday, 10 January 2020) responded to the publication of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) report Both sides of the coin.

Formal Review of Serious Organised Crime

The Government has announced a formal review of Serious Organised Crime. It will be led by Sir Craig Mackey, a former deputy commissioner of the Metropolitan police force and report in the Spring.

ONS Crime Statistics for South Yorkshire

The ONS Crime Statistics for England and Wales have been published today (Thursday, 17 October) and show that there has been a slight increase in crime across South Yorkshire by 1%.

PAB 11 September 2019 Minutes

PAB 11 September 2019 Minutes

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In South Yorkshire there are 72,387 veterans – men and women who have spent time in the armed forces. Between them, they have 24,584 dependent children.

PAB 11 September 2019 Agenda and supporting papers

PAB 11 September 2019 Agenda and supporting papers

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The crime statistics for 2018 have today (Thursday, 18 July 2019) been published by the ONS and South Yorkshire has seen an overall 2% increase in crime, compared to an 8% increase nationally.


Whenever I go to community meetings and ask people in the Rotherham area what their main concerns are they almost always say either burglaries or speeding motorists.