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Domestic Abuse Bill 2020: overarching factsheet

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Drivers duped into buying fake car insurance on social media (The Times)

Thousands of motorists are driving without insurance after falling for multimillion-pound scams being promoted on Google, Instagram and Twitter. Unwitting drivers are clicking on fake adverts and taking out cheap car cover from rogue firms that is invalid or does not exist. Vi...

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Top six most active phone scams to hit the South West this year as cases are on the rise

People are being told of the top six most likely phone scams to target South West residents this year amid warnings that cases are on the rise.

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Police launch first coordinated crackdown on Fraud

Courier fraud, is on the rise across the nation. Criminals are targeting the elderly and vulnerable people, tricking them into handing over thousands of pounds.

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Fight Rural Crime

One of my top 6 priorities as Police and Crime Commissioner would be to Fight Rural Crime, deploying more Neighbourhood Police Teams to give rural communities the police service they deserve.  I give some background to this important objective below.

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Crime Data Integrity inspection 2019

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Rural Britain deserves a far bigger share of Police Resources

Calls are being made for a radical re-think of the Government’s outdated funding formula given to police forces to ensure rural areas have enough officers to deal with crime.

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Giving the police the powers they need

As well as recruiting new police officers we are making sure they have the backing they need to protect us.

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Protecting the public

10,000 new prison places will mean that we can hold the additional offenders who will be caught, charged and sentenced.

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Tackling Anti-Social Behaviour

Anti-Social Behaviour in the County is a serious problem and way above the national average, particularly in Gloucester.  

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Local police to receive welcome funding boost

Conservative Police and Crime commissioner candidate Chris Nelson has welcomed news that Boris Johnson will prioritise police funding for 20,000 additional officers across the country, equating to an extra 150 officers for Gloucestershire. 

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