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Friday, 5th June 2020

News and Alerts

"I would do it again" says Chief Constable Giles York on leaving after 30 years
On the last day of Chief Constable Giles York’s 30 years of police service, he reflected on his most rewarding career and said given the choice he would do it again.

Read more here



Volunteers' Week shines a light on selfless contribution of Special Constabulary
Sussex Police is marking Volunteers' Week by celebrating the incredible contribution made by its Special Constabulary.

During the coronavirus pandemic and all year round, these volunteers put themselves on the frontline not for pay or material reward, but to support the work of the force in keeping people safe.

Read more here



UK police stand with those appalled by George Floyd death
UK police leaders have come together and published a statement about George Floyd’s death.

Chief constables from forces across the country, the chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council, the chief executive of the College of Policing and the President of the Police Superintendents' Association have spoken following the death of George Floyd and the events that have followed in the United States.

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here


New team launched to tackle countryside crime in Sussex
Sussex Police has launched a new rural crime team, whose overall aim is to crack down on unlawful behaviour in isolated communities.

This team, launched on Monday (June 1), has been made possible with the precept increase, as acquired by Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Katy Bourne at the start of this financial year. The new funding will allow for more enforcement and greater local policing presence, part of which is rural crime.

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Crime Summary
Burglaries this week:
Rother: 9
Hastings: 7

Please visit our crime prevention pages on home security here for ways you can protect your homes and belongings.



Action Fraud scam watch
Did you know scams cost the UK economy £5-£10 Billion a year, with over 50% of people over 65 having already been targeted by scams; and only 5% of all scams reported?

This week’s scam and fraud warnings from Action Fraud:
         
  • The police will never send someone to your home to collect money, or ask you to transfer funds out of your account. Don’t make life easy for criminals.
         


Help us keep Sussex safe
If you saw or heard anything, or have any information about any incident in this message please contact us online, or call 101, quoting the reference number provided.

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

You can also visit our website at www.sussex.police.uk where you can find our easy to use online forms to report all non-emergencies to us.

You can also find police advice to keep you safe and help you understand the law, and also browse our crime prevention pages for first-hand knowledge, industry best practices and practical crime prevention advice from officers and specialist teams all across the police.

Have you ever had a policing question that doesn't actually require direct police involvement to answer? Ask the Police is a great online source of information for the most frequently asked policing questions, visit www.askthe.police.uk for more information.


Your local teams
You can find your local PCSO by entering your postcode at www.police.uk

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