Colchester residents can raise their crime and policing- related concerns with the Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex.
Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting hosted by Nick Alston to discuss local crime and community safety issues in Colchester.
The meeting will concentrate on the proposals recently announced for Police Community Support Officers, police buildings and front counters, improving contact between police and members of the public and the future of local policing.
Details of those proposals can be seen here:
A more detailed briefing about Colchester district is available here:
A briefing document on crime trends in Colchester will be available and published on the PCC website shortly before the meeting.
Members of the public can ask their questions of the PCC for Essex, and the local policing team who will speak about the actions being taken by local officers to keep the area safe.
Nick Alston said: “I encourage everyone who lives in the Colchester area to come along to the meeting and raise the issues that matter to them around crime, policing and community safety.
“If you care about keeping Colchester safe please join us and be part of the debate.”
The public meeting is scheduled for:
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm on Thursday December 3 2015
Location: The Essex Business School, North Towers, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ
A map of the location and a parking permit for the venue can be downloaded from the following link: http://www.essex.pfcc.police.uk/events/
People who do not want to raise issues or concerns publicly at the meeting, can do so privately in a one to one surgery with the PCC directly ahead of the meeting.
To ensure the smooth running of the surgeries, these are run on an appointment-only basis. Any member of the public who would like a one to one with the PCC in the late afternoon of Thursday December 3 can contact the PCC office directly on 01245 291600 or use the online booking form on the PCC website here: http://www.essex.pfcc.police.uk/pcc-surgeries/
If your enquiry relates to operational policing or a crime please contact Essex Police here