The policing element of Council Tax will increase by 14 per cent after proposals by the police, fire and crime commissioner for Essex were approved.
Taxpayers have been warned they could be facing a £24 Council Tax bill increase to pay for policing in Essex.
People who live or work in Essex are being asked for their views on the proposed priorities in the county’s first ever fire and rescue plan.
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Crime commissioners across the East of England have said they are committed to finding those responsible for a spate of ram raids across the region this year.
New figures from Essex Police reveal that the number of burglaries in the county over the last year has dropped by six per cent, meaning there have been 791 fewer burglaries this year.
The new chief constable of Essex Police has formally taken up the position today (October 4).
The police, fire and crime commissioner for Essex says he is proud of the work the county’s fire and rescue service has done over the last year as he marks the first anniversary since he added the service to his remit.
The police, fire and crime commissioner for Essex, Roger Hirst, has signed a letter to the Home Office calling for ‘spice’ to be made a Class A drug as prison officers say they are struggling to cope.
Members of the Police, Fire and Crime Panel met yesterday (June 28) and have confirmed Ben-Julian (BJ) Harrington as the next Chief Constable of Essex Police.
Kemi Badenoch, MP for Saffron Walden, joined local police units in Uttlesford as they made arrests at a traveller site and discovered a cannabis factory.