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Taking the partnership approach to reduce harm in our night-time economy

Taking the partnership approach to reduce harm in our night-time economy

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The night-time economy plays an important part of cultural life in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, creating jobs, attracting visitors and boosting our economy. But like any other area, it is also where most alcohol-related violence is concentrated and continues to present significant policing challenges.
Date:
Monday 18th December 2023
PCC's new post to boost Neighbourhood Watch

PCC's new post to boost Neighbourhood Watch

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Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Rupert Matthews has announced the appointment of a new Project Manager to maximise the impact of Neighbourhood Watch and other invaluable Watch schemes across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
Date:
Monday 18th December 2023
Volunteers wanted for PCC's award winning custody scrutiny team

Volunteers wanted for PCC's award winning custody scrutiny team

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As part of his drive to improve public trust and confidence in the police, Rupert Matthews is seeking dynamic and passionate volunteers to oversee the welfare of people being held in police custody.
Date:
Thursday 14th December 2023
PCC announces roll out of £200k crime prevention scheme

PCC announces roll out of £200k crime prevention scheme

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More than 500 householders will be offered free security improvements as part of a major crime prevention scheme.
Date:
Wednesday 13th December 2023
Leicestershire's custody volunteers achieve 'platinum standard' in national quality scheme

Leicestershire's custody volunteers achieve 'platinum standard' in national quality scheme

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Police and Crime Commissioner Rupert Matthews has hailed his cohort of Independent Custody Visitors (ICVs) after the team achieved the highest national quality award, saying that it was 'well deserved'.
Date:
Tuesday 12th December 2023
PCC funds virtual reality film to tackle social media fuelled violence

PCC funds virtual reality film to tackle social media fuelled violence

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A powerful new virtual-reality film has been produced as part of Police and Crime Commissioner Rupert Matthews' ongoing commitment to reducing knife and violent crime, a key priority in his Police and Crime Plan.
Date:
Monday 11th December 2023
Commissioner awards new contract for new look victims' service

Commissioner awards new contract for new look victims' service

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Victims of crime are at the very heart of the criminal justice system. Police and Crime Commissioner Rupert Matthews believes they should have a gold medal service to help them recover from the trauma of their experiences.
Date:
Thursday 7th December 2023
My visit to the Police and Crime Event at New College Leicester

My visit to the Police and Crime Event at New College Leicester

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COMMISSIONER'S BLOG: I was privileged to have been invited to a pupil led event at New College, Leicester
Date:
Monday 27th November 2023
Deputy PCC at the Movies

Deputy PCC at the Movies

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Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Rani Mahal enjoyed The Super Mario Bros movie when she dropped into 'Sunday Morning Movies' to see how this People Zone-funded project is reducing demand on public services and boosting community spirit.
Date:
Tuesday 21st November 2023
Meet the PCC and Chief Constable in Rutland

Meet the PCC and Chief Constable in Rutland

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Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Rupert Matthews has called a meeting to give residents in Rutland the opportunity to share their views on crime and policing.
Date:
Monday 20th November 2023
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