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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PROJECT NOVA

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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PUBLICATION OF THE ONS CRIME STATISTICS – JULY 2019

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.

CRIME IN ROTHERHAM

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.

LINKS BETWEEN POVERTY AND CRIME

Sometimes people ask me whether there is a link between poverty and crime. When they do, my first thoughts turn to my own childhood. I grew up in a very deprived part of an East Midlands industrial town.

YOYO at Netherwood Academy – Barnsley

On 10 April 2019, YOYO visited Kirk Balk Academy, Barnsley The pupils covered the subject of Guns, Gangs and Knives.

CHILD CRIMINAL EXPLOITATION

At the start of a new financial year, I realise that five years ago this summer the Jay Report was published and CSE - child sexual exploitation - entered our consciousness and our vocabulary.

YOYO at Kirk Balk Academy – Barnsley

On 26 March 2019, YOYO visited Kirk Balk Academy, Barnsley. The pupils covered the subject of Guns, Gangs and Knives and you can listen to the podcasts produced by the pupils.

EXTRA FUNDING TO HELP COMBAT KNIFE CRIME

Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner has welcomed the announcement of extra funding from the Government to help with the serious issue of knife crime in South Yorkshire.