On Friday the Devon and Cornwall Police and Crime Panel met to scrutinise my proposals for the 2023-24 budget.
I’d like to devote this week’s column to thanking a few Devon and Cornwall officers and staff members after some really outstanding work to make us all safer.
THREE more police enquiry desks will reopen in Devon and Cornwall next week and a fourth will dramatically increase its opening hours as part of a programme of investment by Police and Crime Commissioner Alison Hernandez.
What should the police do with their time?
Chemsex, the impact of childhood trauma and the importance of establishing trust with drug users in the criminal justice system were among the challenges highlighted at a South West substance misuse webinar last week (Thursday, November 3).