Tag Archives : crime

Police and Crime Commissioner question time event

Plymouth University is hosting a ‘question time’ event where people will be able to hear from candidates bidding to become Devon and Cornwall’s next Police and Crime Commissioner. Organised by the Plymouth Law School, the public debate will be a chance to find out more about the role and hear from those who have put […]

Dispersal order in Efford to tackle anti-social behaviour

A dispersal order designed to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in Efford will come into effect towards the end of this month. The order was requested by the police and signed by Councillor Chris Penberthy, Cabinet member for Cooperatives, Housing and Community Safety at Plymouth City Council. It will come into effect on 25 July […]

Plymouth’s Selena, Victim’s Champion, invited to Parliament

Plymouth’s local lead for championing victim’s rights has been invited to an event at the Houses of Parliament to celebrate 40 years of the charity Victim Support. Selena Newbery, who is the Anti-Social Behaviour Victim’s Champion at Plymouth City Council, and is on secondment from Victim Support, has been selected to attend for her “outstanding […]

Communities come together as they take action against crime

Ten neighbourhoods in Plymouth are benefiting from 17 projects thanks to the Community Action Against Crime (CAAC) small grants scheme. The scheme was launched in October 2013 after the Police and Crime Commissioner provided funding of £59,000 to the Safer Plymouth Partnership to help tackle crime and anti-social behaviour. Neighbourhoods with the highest crime rates […]