£1.6m FUNDING FOR A VIOLENCE REDUCTION UNIT

The policing minister has today, (Monday, 12 August 2019) announced that South Yorkshire have been awarded £1.6m funding to set up a violence reduction unit (VRU).

South Yorkshire to get £1.6 million funding for Violence Reduction Unit

South Yorkshire PCC has been awarded £1.6 million of funding to set up a violence reduction unit, the Policing Minister has announced today (Monday 12 August).

SENIOR LEADERS DISCUSS THE IMPACT OF SERIOUS AND VIOLENT CRIME

The daughter of a victim of knife crime has told a gathering of senior leaders, including the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, of the devastating impact of her father’s murder.

SOUTH YORKSHIRE POLICE TO GET £2m FUNDING TO TACKLE KNIFE CRIME

The Minister for Policing, Nick Hurd, has written to Police and Crime Commissioners to say that £100m of additional funding is to be made available in 2019/20 to tackle serious violence, in particular knife crime.

GOVERNMENT EMPOWERS OFFICERS TO STOP AND SEARCH

The Government have announced that they are empowering more officers in South Yorkshire to authorise enhanced stop and search powers to help tackle the rise in knife crime.

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.

PAB 26 March 2019 Agenda and supporting papers

PAB 26 Feb 2019 Agenda and supporting papers

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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.

PAB 29 Jan 2019 Minutes

PAB 29 Jan 2019 Minutes

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PAB 26 Feb 2019 Agenda and supporting papers

PAB 26 Feb 2019 Agenda and supporting papers

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