PFCC Launches Another Consultation

Saturday, November 17, 2018 Editor 0

Just as it seems one consultation finishes, another begins. This time it’s Roger Hurst’s second consultation asking yet again for more money for Essex Police. We’ve seen a rise in the precept for policing this year and now Roger Hirst is eyeing up your wallets again to pay for the […]

Does Rayleigh Need Their Own Special Constables?

Saturday, October 20, 2018 Editor 0

It would appear that PFCC Roger Hirst, is looking to rebuild a police force here in Essex using a team of volunteers – special constables. His team have been approaching the local Councils with a proposal of “if you pay, you can have your own” Rayleigh Town Council has earmarked […]

Could You Be A Special?

Friday, September 7, 2018 Editor 1

With policing seemingly at an all time low, Essex Police are attempting to recruit a volunteer network of ‘specials’. Some members of Rayleigh Town Council want to fund the recruitment of specials to be deployed in the Rayleigh area. Do you think this is a good idea? Could you fit […]

21st Century Policing

Sunday, November 26, 2017 Editor 0

As we will all know from the recent Police Fire & Crime Commissioner, that the funds are limited. The Lib Dem’s report on the budget announcement follows Today’s budget statement by the Chancellor included no additional funding for the police in England and Wales. Crime is rising and police numbers […]

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The Commissioner’s Views on Street Lighting

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 admin 5

From the East Anglian Daily Times: Police officers in Essex are unable to carry out their work as effectively with the street lights turned off. That appeared to be the message from Essex Police and Crime Commissioner Nick Alston as he responded to questions from residents during a recent web […]

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“Integrity Group” To Be Set Up For Essex Police

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 admin 1

From the BBC website: A group is to be created to monitor the ethics and integrity of police officers in Essex. The Ethics and Integrity Committee is being set up by the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Nick Alston. Mr Alston said recent “high profile” cases elsewhere had called […]

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The Commissioner Is Coming To Rayleigh

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 admin 0

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex, Nick Alston, is holding a public? meeting at Grove School, Rayleigh on September 26th. The details are on his website, though they aren’t particularly clear or prominent: Fortunately the District Council sets things out more clearly here. Do you care about the way […]

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Three Nitpicks For Nick Alston.

Friday, June 14, 2013 admin 0

It’s good that our Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex has a website and a blog, but perhaps he hasn’t got it right yet. Which it not surprising as he’s got more important things to do. But here are three nitpicks: The first nitpick is that you have to hunt […]