Following the announcement by Police Minister, Kit Malthouse, of the biggest cash increase for policing in a decade, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley, Anthony Stansfeld, has set out his plans for local police funding.
Neighbourhood policing is the bedrock of law enforcement in the UK. New and emerging threats such as terrorism and high-tech crime have created specialism which are vital to protect the public in the modern world.
In an interview last week, retired Chief Superintendent John Sutherland said that domestic abuse is the “single greatest harm in society”. He added, it’s a “disease of pandemic proportions”. These hard-hitting words are borne out of many years’ exposure to tragic cases on the frontline.