LAUNCH OF PROJECT 0114

Project 0114 – the partnership project set up with Home Office funding through Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner focussed on tackling child criminal exploitation and associated knife and gun crime across the city is underway.

HOME SECRETARY TO GIVE SOUTH YORKSHIRE POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER UP TO £1.6 MILLION TO SET UP A VIOLENCE REDUCTION UNIT

The Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, today (Tuesday 18 June) announced that the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner has been provisionally allocated £1.6 million to set up a violence reduction unit.

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.

Mayor and PCC letter to The Prime Minister

Letter to the Prime Minister signed by Dr Alan Billings and other police and crime commissioner's in support of action needed in relation to the exclusion of children from schools.

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FUNDING AWARDED FROM THE HOME OFFICE EARLY INTERVENTION FUND

South Yorkshire is to receive £1,245,680 from the Home Office Early Intervention Fund for two projects to target young people at risk of becoming involved in crime.

STATEMENT FROM DR BILLINGS ON VIOLENT CRIME

“The Mayor of London says that it will take a decade or even a generation before London can turn round the rise in violent crime. This is a counsel of despair. It is not how we see things in South Yorkshire.

PUBLICATION OF THE ONS CRIME STATISTICS – OCTOBER 2018

“The Crime Statistics published today show that crime has risen across the country including South Yorkshire, in the year June 2017-2018. 

PUBLICATION OF THE ONS CRIME STATISTICS – JULY 2018

Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner said: “I note today’s crime statistics from the ONS. The crime figures present a mixed picture – drug offences down by 7% in South Yorkshire but violence against the person up by 35%.

WHEN THE HARD WORK BEGINS

If you are a fan of television crime drama, you can be left with a very false impression of what is involved in a murder enquiry. Whether you watch the wholly improbable stories in Midsommer Murders or the more gritty realism of Vera in Northumberland

YOU’RE ONLY YOUNG ONCE

The stabbing and subsequent death of a fifteen year old boy in Sheffield is a cause of sorrow for the family. It is also deeply shocking for the community and city. It is the latest in a number of troubling incidents involving knives.

STATEMENT FROM DR BILLINGS ON KNIFE CRIME

Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner said: “The stabbing of a fifteen year old boy is a matter of great sorrow for his family.

YOYO AWARDS CEREMONY HELD AT HALLAM FM STUDIOS

The first YOYO Awards were held on Wednesday, 9 May at the Hallam FM studios in Sheffield and were attended by the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Dr Alan Billings.