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Increased patrols in the light of revised terrorist threat

Increased patrols in the light of revised terrorist threat

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Despite the increase in the threat level of further terrorist attacks in the UK, there are no immediate plans to deploy military personnel onto the streets of Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland.
Date:
Wednesday 24th May 2017

Statement from PCC Lord Willy Bach regarding incident at Manchester Arena, 22 May 2017

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"Once again we are trying to come to terms with an appalling attack on innocent people. Terrorists don't care who they kill."
Date:
Tuesday 23rd May 2017
PCC announces £250,000 funding windfall for grassroots crime prevention

PCC announces £250,000 funding windfall for grassroots crime prevention

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Leicestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner Lord Willy Bach today unveiled a new £250,000 grant scheme offering local organisations a financial lifeline in their work to tackle crime and antisocial behaviour.
Date:
Friday 12th May 2017

PEEL: Police Effectiveness 2016 - Lord Willy Bach responds

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As required by legislation, Lord Willy Bach, Leicestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner has written to the Home Office and HMIC, responding to the recently published PEEL report on Police Effectiveness.
Date:
Tuesday 2nd May 2017

Police ethics committee welcomes stop and search improvement

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Police standards watchdogs have welcomed improvements in the way stop and search activity is monitored and analysed across Leicestershire.
Date:
Thursday 13th April 2017
Multi-agency partners sign up to deliver PCC's plan to cut crime and antisocial behaviour

Multi-agency partners sign up to deliver PCC's plan to cut crime and antisocial behaviour

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Over 50 organisations from across the community safety landscape signed a pledge today in support of Lord Willy Bach's Police and Crime Plan.
Date:
Thursday 23rd March 2017
Lord Willy Bach's statement on events in London yesterday

Lord Willy Bach's statement on events in London yesterday

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"I am deeply saddened by the events in London yesterday and my thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of those killed and injured alongside our Metropolitan Police Service colleagues."
Date:
Thursday 23rd March 2017
PCC lambasts "blatantly unjust" forfeiture of widow's police pension in the Lords

PCC lambasts "blatantly unjust" forfeiture of widow's police pension in the Lords

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A recent and "blatantly unjust" rule on remarriage has denied the reinstatement of a police pension to the widow of an officer killed as he and a colleague tried to stop a speeding van in 2002, Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner Lord Willy Bach will tell the House of Lords today.
Date:
Tuesday 21st March 2017
Stop and search progress examined at PCC's ethics committee

Stop and search progress examined at PCC's ethics committee

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Police use of stop and search powers will be among a series of issues discussed at the next ethics meeting hosted by Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner Lord Bach.
Date:
Thursday 16th March 2017
Commissioner joins sniffer dogs on city drugs crackdown

Commissioner joins sniffer dogs on city drugs crackdown

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Leicestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner Lord Willy Bach joined officers and a sniffer dog as part of a proactive operation to disrupt illegal drug activity in Leicestershire City Centre.
Date:
Thursday 9th March 2017
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