Monthly Archives: November 2012

INVESTING IN REDUCING CRIME AND RE-OFFENDING

During my campaign, talking to people in Lincolnshire, some common themes emerge.  Lincolnshire has some of the highest levels of criminal damage and disorderly behaviour of any shire county.  The public have real frustration with low-level antisocial behaviour and there … Continue reading

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Re-energising our approach to Anti-Social Behaviour

When I have met with voters antisocial behaviour and failing to tackle it effectively is one of the biggest issues raised.  People seem to have different understandings or definitions of ASB; some regard vandalism as ASB when of course it … Continue reading

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That’s NOT the way to do it

Police morale and motivation is at an all-time low.  I know this not just from media reports but also from direct discussions with many serving officers. Indeed Lord Stevens who is leading a review into the future of policing is … Continue reading

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