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Staffordshire Commissioner for Police, Fire & Rescue and Crime, Ben Adams is asking people to have their say on how much they would be prepared to pay for Police and Fire & Rescue services in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. Funding for the services is made up of a mix of central government grants, combined with the ... Read more
Over £140k (£148,500k) is to be invested in tackling anti-social behaviour (ASB) and violence against women and girls (VAWG) in Newcastle-under-Lyme as part of the latest round of the Government’s Safer Streets Fund, following a successful bid by the Staffordshire Commissioner’s Office (SCO). Round four of the Safer Streets Fund saw £750,000 allocated to areas ... Read more
A free service providing practical and emotional support to victims of anti-social behaviour across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent has supported almost 400 people, trained nearly 150 professionals and delivered community awareness sessions to almost 2,500 people in its first year. The Harmony ASB and Mediation Service, commissioned by the Staffordshire Commissioner’s Office and delivered by Victim ... Read more
Over £200k (£202k) is to be invested in tackling anti-social behaviour (ASB) and violence against women and girls (VAWG) in Burton as part of the latest round of the Government’s Safer Streets Fund, following a successful bid by the Staffordshire Commissioner’s Office (SCO). Round four of the Safer Streets Fund saw £750,000 allocated to areas ... Read more
Police and councils have agreed a new shared protocol designed to bring a consistent approach to the way unauthorised encampments are managed across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. The Joint Protocol for Managing Unauthorised Encampments was agreed at a meeting of the Staffordshire Community Safety Forum*, which was established by Ben Adams, Staffordshire Commissioner for Police, Fire ... Read more
In the last 12 months, 221 people were killed or seriously injured on our roads* – which is why the Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) is supporting a national campaign to raise awareness of the part everyone can play in making our roads safe. Road Safety Week starts on Monday 14 November and runs until ... Read more
Fire & Rescue performance, modernising the Service and responding to the challenges of climate change are among the topics Staffordshire Commissioner for Police, Fire & Rescue and Crime Ben Adams will discuss with Chief Fire Officer Rob Barber at a public meeting taking place on Wednesday 9 November. The Public Performance Meeting, which will be ... Read more
Six volunteers have been recognised by the Staffordshire Commissioner’s Office for their tireless work and commitment in providing independent support for people detained in Police custody. Three Independent Custody Visitors were thanked for their 10 Years’ Service, visiting detained people to check on their welfare, wellbeing and legal rights in the custody environment: Andrew Carter, ... Read more
Almost £150k (£149,500) is to be invested in tackling anti-social behaviour (ASB) and violence against women and girls (VAWG) in Stafford as part of the latest round of the Government’s Safer Streets Fund, following a successful bid by the Staffordshire Commissioner’s Office (SCO). Round four of the Safer Streets Fund saw £750,000 allocated to areas ... Read more
Almost 11,000 young people, aged between 8 and 17, enjoyed over 2,500 activities as part of the Staffordshire Commissioner’s Space programme this summer. There were over 21,000 attendances at events, equating to over 47,000 hours. The summer programme brought together public, voluntary and private sector organisations to provide fun, positive activities for vulnerable young people ... Read more
Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Staffordshire, Ben Adams marked national Emergency Services Day by praising all emergency service workers across the county and nationally. The Commissioner took part in a two minutes silence alongside Chief Constable Chris Noble, Deputy Chief Constable Emma Barnett, Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Glynn Luznyj, West Midlands Ambulance Service Operational ... Read more
Police performance, contact and local policing are among the topics Staffordshire Commissioner for Police, Fire & Rescue and Crime Ben Adams will discuss with Chief Constable Chris Noble at a public meeting taking place on Tuesday 4 October. The Police Public Performance Meeting, which will be broadcast live online from 1pm, is the first to ... Read more
Staffordshire Commissioner for Police, Fire & Rescue and Crime, Ben Adams will present an update on his Police & Crime Plan, and Fire & Rescue Plan, to a meeting of the Police, Fire & Crime Panel on Monday 26 September, which will be broadcast live online from 10am. The panel regularly meets to give their ... Read more
His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has today (Thursday 22 September) published its latest inspection of Staffordshire Police under the Police Efficiency, Effectiveness and Legitimacy (PEEL) programme. The report rates Staffordshire Police as ‘inadequate’ in its ability to respond to the public, investigate crime and manage offenders and suspects. It ... Read more

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