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PCC launches survey to find out what people think of the force.
26% have been bullied on way to or from school.
The PCC hosts a special meeting focussing on rural crime.
Matthew Scott welcomes proposed crackdown on scammers
PCC welcomes news that Kent has more officers than ever before
He wants to know the extent of online bullying
Matthew Scott welcomes quicker and tougher penalties
PCC's views on the Metropolitan Police and how it affects Kent
He says its costing taxpayers millions to clear up.
The new programme is a result of the VAWG inquiry
Find out about victims' rights and what support they can access
Matthew Scott's proposal accepted by Police and Crime Panel
Plan announced aimed at protecting the police service
Improved victim services for Kent and Medway
PCC and new Chief Constable sign contracts
Current Temporary Chief Constable preferred candidate
PCC supports tougher action on drugs.
What would you like the new Chief to focus on?
The results of the PCC's 10 month Inquiry
Safer Streets initiative extended to cover more areas
The popular mini cadet initiative will continue in Kent
The VRU facilitate knife crime commitment pledge at local School
Read here to find out what else the PCC said
Updates from the Performance and Delivery Board
PCC announces Catch22 provision for Kent
More judiciary promised to ease the backlog.
Read the Commissioner's statement here
New priorities set for Kent Police over next 3 years
More money to make our streets safer
More patrols at night where people feel unsafe
Fires caused by illegal e scooters triple in a year
Councillors agree PCC's budget proposal
An additional 18 months to help ease court delays
Statement from the PCC, Matthew Scott about his budget plan
Find out what you said in our poll
Whole life sentence for double murderer and mortuary offender
He says all men should stand up against violence against women.
Data show men less likely to come forward if they're stalked
Survey shows more children will report online bullying
More money to make streets in Ashford and Medway safer for all
Kent PCC statement on the David Fuller Case
PCC launches survey about violence against women and girls.
Funding for rehabilitation schemes for domestic abuse offenders
Over the next 6 months, Mr Scott will embark on a VAWG inquiry
PCC writes to government asking for a review of a pay freeze
Anti knife art competition bus takes to the streets
PCC targets fly-tipping in month long rural campaign
Kent Police and OPCC draft statement of accounts 2020/21
PCC asks if Force treats violence against women as a priority.
PCC welcomes Kent's first Mini Cadets to the police family!
PCC welcomes Nightingale Court for Kent
E-scooter trials should be halted
The PCC has secured an increase in Government funding
The VRU has received further funding
Matthew Scott wins second term as PCC
PCC's Business Crime Survey Results.
Kent given nearly £1.8m in government grant to tackle violence.
Government reimbursement for Border Closures
Kent's OPCC wins highest transparency award by monitoring body.
Kent & Medway Police and Crime Panel agree budget
New PCSO taskforce launched
PCC budget will see Police numbers continue to rise
Kent's PCC says smart motorways are unsafe
Matthew Scott is asking Kent residents for their views
PCC backs a strategy to end violence against men and boys
The hard work put in by victim services has continued
Survey responses will capture views about policing and crime
Matthew Scott encourages residents across Kent to complete survey
Alan Pughsley will continue to lead Kent Police until 2025
VRU-funded roll-out is believed to be a 'UK first'
Matthew Scott held a panel discussion with victims charities
Figures show officer numbers reached 3,800 at the end of June
Matthew Scott is receiving £111,005 from the Safer Streets Fund
ONS data reports 9,392 fewer crimes in Kent than in 2018/19
Non-emergency calls are now typically answered in under a minute
The money is to help provide services in response to Covid-19
Matthew Scott penned a special blog following recent BLM protests
PCC held his Performance and Delivery Board virtually on 3 June
Public able to inspect and challenge the accounts until 16 July
Mr Scott has up to £624,000 from the Ministry of Justice to award
There have been 104 incidents in Kent in the last nine weeks
Volunteers using technology to adhere to social distancing rules
Matthew Scott welcomes data which shows crime in Kent fell by 2%
Matthew Scott condemns those who assault those keeping us safe
'Thank you to all of those working in our emergency services'
Kent Police to have 550 more officers, compared with spring 2016
Victim Support has developed an enhanced service at PCC's request
News comes in the same week Kent received £1.1m of surge funding
Partnership stemmed from the PCC's Violence Reduction Challenge
5,000 young people will see his 'Is It Worth It?' tour this month
Matthew Scott met 100 new officers, and will be funding 181 more
Matthew Scott announces budget and precept plan for 2020/21
Overall recorded crime in Kent falls by 3.1%
Police Custody Liaison Scheme has helped over 70 young people
Topics discussed included recruitment and a Police Covenant
On International Men's Day, PCC praises Dads Unlimited and Davss
Matthew Scott wants to hear your experiences of online abuse
Police could get new powers to tackle unauthorised caravan sites
PCC's precept has funded an additional 38 dedicated officers
PCC asked Victim Support to look at where services could improve
Government confirms first allocations of 20,000 new officers
PCC successful in applying to the Home Office for more than £1.1m
Mr Scott responds to reports suggesting the site is to be sold
New police workforce data shows Kent added 291 officers in a year
Projects have been awarded money to reduce violent crime
Matthew Scott is keen to hear the views of residents across Kent
Home Office has allocated almost £1.7million to Kent
PCC launches new initiative in shopping centre - a UK first
He recommended the move in his APCC mental health lead role
The OPCC's ICV scheme checks on detainees in cells
Nick Hurd says 'Kent Police has shown what is possible'
'Our brave police officers and staff deserve our protection'
Public able to inspect and challenge the accounts until 14 June
PCC delighted with latest HMICFRS independent inspection report
'Letting the Future In' provides help for child victims of abuse
Business leaders attended event on protecting vulnerable workers
New fund, and Medway Task Force, announced after VRC
Home Office has now provided the force with £4.3million
'Absolutely vital that we give officers the equipment they need'
Speaking out in the wake of heightened interest in knife crime
PCC attended a summit on gangs hosted by Children's Commissioner
PCC and Home Office announce £800,000 for the St Giles Project
Kent Police to return to 96% of its peak officer strength
The PCC has recently met with Kent's MPs and parish councillors
Groups can bid for up to £50,000 to support victims' recovery
HMICFRS finds Kent Police records 96.6% of crime reported to it
PCC outlines plan for council tax precept in 2019/20
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