A real honour to welcome more excellent Specials to the Essex Police family. No wonder Essex has the second largest and fastest growing Special Constabulary in the country.Six dedicated volunteer police officers are ready to protect and serve #Essex after they were officially sworn in as Special Constables on Monday at our HQ in #Chelmsford.
Each Special swore their oath in front of their proud loved ones and were welcomed into Essex Police by Chief Constable Ben-Julian Harrington, Justice of the Peace Wendy Black and Deputy Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex Jane Gardner.
Putting victims at the heart of what we do is a key commitment in our Police and Crime Plan. To deliver that service to victims and help the cope and recover we work with other agencies to deliver against the commitments in the current Victim's' Code. If you think the Code could be better and want to help shape the new Victims' Code, click on the link below.
Roger Hirst, Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex has welcomed the new legal duty on public bodies to work together to tackle and prevent serious violence.
“As public bodies we all have a role to play in keeping our communities safe and protecting the vulnerable. In Essex, by working together we have put together a comprehensive programme of activity to identify and support those people who are vulnerable to being drawn into a life of crime. At the same time we have continued to robustly crack down on those individuals bringing violence into our towns and cities.
“Only by working together can we create the safe and secure communities we all want and that means all public bodies need to step up, be vigilant and support our efforts to tackle serious violence.
“Within the emergency services we have seen how strong legislative action by the government can make a huge practical difference in how services work together on the ground. The same needs to happen with a much wider range of public bodies and I welcome this strong commitment by the government to create the right legislative environment for these relationships to grow.” ...
Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex, Roger Hirst, has welcomed the Home Secretary’s announcement that public bodies will have a new legal duty to prevent and tackle serious violence. “As public bodies we all have a role to play in keeping our communities safe and protecting the vulnera...