Katy Bourne OBE

Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner

Katy Bourne has been the the Conservative Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner since winning the inaugural election in Sussex in November 2012. 

Katy's role is to hold the Chief Constable of Sussex Police to account for the performance of the police force, effectively making the police answerable to the communities they serve.

She is responsible for setting the strategic direction and priorities for Sussex Police through the Police & Crime Plan.  This includes setting the police budget and local police precept – the amount residents pay for policing in their council tax.  She also has a statutory duty to commission support services for victims of crime and to deliver community safety initiatives including restorative justice and crime reduction grants.

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SUSSEX RURAL CRIME DAY OF ACTION

An update from Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Kay Bourne OBE

On Monday I attended a Rural Crime Day of Action in north Wealden where residents in more isolated communities have previously expressed concern about burglaries, police engagement and response.

KEEPING IN TOUCH WITH LOCAL COMMUNITIES

An update from the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne OBE ..

As part of my ongoing engagement programme, this week, my office has held online consultations with members of the National Farmers' Union to discuss issues relating to rural crime.

THANK YOU TO ALL FRONTLINE WORKERS

 

A message from the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne OBE, at the end of our first week in ‘lockdown’.

PCC UPDATE

 

An update from the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne OBE ...

MORE TASERS FOR SUSSEX POLICE

An update from the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne OBE, on increased protection for Sussex Police officers and the public. 

VICTIMS' CHARITIES FUNDED

An update from Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne OBE, who this week awarded more than £500,000 from her Safe Space Funding Network to 17 local charities. The money means they can now continue to support our most vulnerable.

PAYING FOR A GREATER POLICE PRESENCE

A Policing update from Katy Bourne OBE the Susses Police and Crime Commissioner:

Today I welcomed a vote of support from the Sussex Police & Crime Panel members who backed my decision to increase the police precept by an extra £10 per year (for an average Band D property).