Meeting with the Home Secretary

Recently, along with others, I met with the Home Secretary, Priti Patel. The others included Rotherham’s MP and Council Leader. The Home Secretary was anxious to know whether the victims of non-recent child sexual exploitation in Rotherham had been list

Police Budget Consultation 2020/21

Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner is seeking the views of residents in South Yorkshire on setting the council tax precept for policing for the financial year starting in April 2020.

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.

On Duty at Christmas

Annual Report 2018-19

Annual Report 2018-19

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Rotherham Town Centre

I spent a little time recently walking through Rotherham town centre with PC Paul Jameson from the central neighbourhood team.

Doncaster Street Pastors

In recent years, while numbers fell, South Yorkshire police made strong partnerships with other agencies. This is now paying off in ways we could hardly have imagined, not least in the recent floods.

Sheffield Police Awards

It is always something of a privilege to go to police awards evenings, and this year's Sheffield Awards was no exception. You get some sense of the excellent work carried out by police staff and police officers across the city in the various categories:

South Yorkshire Floods

DR BILLINGS WELCOMES DECISION TO END FRACKING

“I welcome the decision by the government to halt fracking – a decision based on the science.

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.

NEW POLICE STATION AND CUSTODY SUITE PLANNED FOR DONCASTER

South Yorkshire Police is currently in the process of acquiring a piece of land on College Road from Doncaster Council in order to build a new police station and custody suite for the town.