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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101 WAITING TIMES SLASHED

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

POLICE RECRUITS SWORN-IN

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

REHAB IN THE COMMUNITY

An update from the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne OBE who met with local charity Reformed East Sussex (RES) to award them £15,000 from my Community Safety Fund.

POLICE COMMISSIONER HONOURED

Sussex PCC Katy Bourne has been awarded an Officer of the British Empire (OBE) for public and political services.

Since being elected in 2012, Katy Bourne has used her role to bring police and communities together to better understand and address local policing issues.

LOCAL POLICING BOOST IN SUSSEX

Our Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne reports on her great start to the week meeting the new Apprenticeship Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) who will soon be out and about in our communities.

SUSSEX CUSTODY SCHEME WINS NATIONAL AWARD

This week the Sussex Independent Custody Visiting (ICV) scheme was given the highest accolade and awarded Platinum Status at a national ceremony in the House of Lords, making it one of only two schemes in the country to achieve this, as our Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, explains:

HELPING VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE

An update from the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner - Katy Bourne.

"This week I welcomed the news that sexual harassment will be included in the Government's strategy to tackle violence against women and girls.

£1m FUNDING FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT SURGE

Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, reports: "This week I secured a £1m funding commitment from the Home Office to support a law enforcement surge in Sussex to tackle serious violence.