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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert, is calling on all Members of Parliament (MPs) to support a new law with tougher...

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The new bilingual App has been developed by the Gwent Police Digital Communications team which is part of the Corporate Communications department.

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In support of World Mental Health Day 2017, the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert, highlights the continued commitment of...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has launched a public consultation today asking residents how much they are willing to pay for their...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent (PCC) has relaunched his public surgeries which provide residents with the opportunity to meet with him...

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Inspectors have found that Gwent Police has comprehensive and proactive plans in place to prevent and address the issue of abuse of position for a...

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The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent and Gwent Police have joined forces with a leading global women's voluntary organisation in...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert, has today announced a comprehensive review of the Police estate, which aims to...

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Gwent PCC Jeff Cuthbert has announced that a new permanent police station will open in Caerphilly town centre next year

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Today (Friday 12th May) marks one year exactly since Jeff Cuthbert began his role as the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent. This milestone...

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PCC awards over £633,000 towards a Safer Gwent

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Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent and Chief Constable for Gwent Audit of Accounts 2016/17

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In his latest column, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert, highlights the important role communities and partners play in...

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Torfaen residents who have any questions or observations about police and crime issues in their area are encouraged to sign up for a public surgery...

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PCC Jeff Cuthbert has launched his Police and Crime Plan for Gwent 2017 - 2021

 

 

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Gwent PCC Jeff Cuthbert is looking for volunteer Animal Welfare Visitors and Independent Custody Visitors

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The Chief Constable of Gwent Police, Jeff Farrar, has announced his retirement after 35 years of policing

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An innovative crime prevention scheme which aims to provide peace of mind for vulnerable people during their stay in hospital was launched in Ebbw...

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Gwent PCC Jeff Cuthbert is responsible for appointing a Chief Constable

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The impact of UK Government cuts and the need to bolster officer numbers following a significant reduction were behind Mr Cuthbert's decision

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Monmouthshire residents who have any questions or observations about police and crime issues in their area are encouraged to sign up for a public...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert, hosted a seminar today to discuss how employers and their suppliers can work even...

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CALLING ALL DETECTIVE CONSTABLES: Do you want to help us move from good to great?

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The PCC highlights the important role partners in the community have to play in preventing and reducing crime

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The Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Eleri Thomas, will be hosting a surgery at the Ebbw Vale Library

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PCC Jeff Cuthbert has joined the call to 'Scrap the Fee'

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Notice of Police Appeals Tribunal

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A new Emergency Services Station which sees all three blue light services based under the same roof for the first time in South Wales will be launched...

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Gwent PCC Jeff Cuthbert has condemned the attacks on Taxi Drivers

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Gwent PCC Jeff Cuthbert and and the Chief Constable of Gwent Police, Jeff Farrar, welcome the findings of the report

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Members of the public are invited to observe the decision making forum of the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent which will be held on...

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The PCC will now consider the Police and Crime Panel's Recommendations

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The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for Gwent has been presented with a top national award for openness and transparency for the...

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How much will you pay for policing?

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In his last blog for 2016, Gwent PCC Jeff Cuthbert reflects on the last two months and outlines some of his plans for the future

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Community projects in Gwent have three weeks left to apply to the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for a share of £250,000 in cash seized from...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert, officially opened a brand new police station in the heart of Caerphilly today and...

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Money seized from criminals now available for community projects in Gwent

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Gwent PCC Jeff Cuthbert is encouraged by the performance of Gwent Police

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Gwent PCC Jeff Cuthbert joins children from Libanus Primary School in Blackwood.

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The meeting was held to discuss how partners can work together to tackle the nuisance and illegal use of off-road vehicles

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The Vision of Hope Animal Assisted Therapy project in Gilwern is a farm where young people with substance misuse issues and former offenders can go to...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has praised Gwent Police on its continuous improvement after inspectors found that the Force provides an...

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The PCCs next surgery will be held at the VAN-Guard Centre in Caerphilly

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert, has condemned the attacks on police and firefighters in Gwent over the weekend who were...

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Street Pastors are trained volunteers who care for, listen to and help people who are out on the streets.

Church Minister Phil Jones is the Street...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert, has welcomed the official launch of a joint operation between the four Welsh Police Forces...

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Gwent Police Dogs being put through their paces in training

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The project was awarded £5,000 from the PCCs Partnership Fund. Dinah and David have opened their home at Wenallt farm to ex-offenders and young people...

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New recruits joining Gwent Police to bolster the Force's frontline have been given a warm welcome by the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent...

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Julie Bainbridge is the Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) who works alongside staff in the control room PCC Supports Call to End Use of...

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Members of the public are invited to observe the decision making forum of the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent.

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has been officially recognised for his extensive work in improving community cohesion in Wales.

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Funded predominantly by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for Gwent, Positive Futures does exactly what it says on the tin by...

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The #TroubleWithAnEx campaign and film aimed at highlighting the danger posed by men who stalk their ex-partners

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The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for Gwent and Gwent Police are believed to be the first PCC office and Force in Wales to be...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent and Gwent Police have welcomed the results of a study which shows that police body-worn cameras can...

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Notice of Police Appeals Tribunal

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PCC discussing issues around anti-social behaviour on a recent walkabout with Gwent Police and Newport West AM Jayne Bryant in Pill, Newport.

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Emergency calls to Gwent Police are monitored by the Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) who works alongside staff in the control room. The...

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Read the latest blog from the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert

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Gwent PCC Jeff Cuthbert and the Chief Constable of Gwent Police, Jeff Farrar, welcome the launch of the new unit

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Strategies to deal with organised crime, extremism and terrorism were among the range of topics discussed in depth by Police leaders from all over...

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A new Chair and Vice Chair have been nominated to drive forward the work of a multi -partnership group in Gwent which aims to help make our...

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Eleri Thomas is welcomed by Gwent PCC Jeff Cuthbert. Eleri has worked with police forces on developing action plans to tackle child sexual...

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In his first blog as the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert looks back at his first four months in office

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has pledged to 'work with key partners to prevent crime' as he outlines his vision and priorities...

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Talk to me about your policing service

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Racial abuse will not be tolerated in Gwent and any incidents of hate crime should be reported directly to the Police. This is the message from the...

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The Changing Gearz cycle project in Griffithstown is one of the previous successful applicants. Jeff Cuthbert wants this money to have a real positive...

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Emerging communities in Gwent would welcome more engagement with the Police to help build trust and confidence between them a project funded by the...

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One of the individuals supporting the engagement project is a former Zimbabwean refugee who fled Robert Mugabe's regime in fear of his life and who...

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Welsh Labour's Jeff Cuthbert has been elected as the new Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent and has vowed to ensure that the principles of...

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Newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert, was sworn into office today

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The newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent and the Chief Constable of Gwent Police met victims of crime with mental health...

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PCC Reaffirms Commitment to Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat

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Mr Cuthbert has welcomed the new ban on legal highs

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PCC Jeff Cuthbert is looking to appoint Deputy

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The Community of Aberbeeg is now one of 18 designated Community Speedwatch initiatives established in Gwent. Residents established the group following...

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The seminar aims to enhance working partnerships with various agencies in Gwent that help tackle scammers. Unscrupulous scammers have found a way to...

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A new coordinator has been appointed to drive forward an essential service for all victims of crime in Gwent.

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The election for Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) will be held on Thursday May 5th 2016. Below is a helpful guide to explain the process and how...

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As Gwent gears up to elect a new Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), we take a closer look at their duties and responsibilities in order to highlight...

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Gwent PCC Ian Johnston has praised Gwent Police after it received another good report from inspectors.

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Representatives from a wide range of local criminal and social justice partners came together in Newport last week to celebrate the official launch of...

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The family of a Newport teenager who passed away last year presented a special Positive Futures award in his honour yesterday to a young person from...

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PCC Ian Johnston has announced he will not stand for re-election.

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Inspectors have found that Gwent Police has improved the way it protects vulnerable people from harm and responds to serious and organised crime well.

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The family of a Newport teenager who passed away last year will present a special Positive Futures award in his honour today to a young person from...

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Gwent Police will move to a new home in Abergavenny and the current Police station and the neighbouring empty court buildings will be sold together,...

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Gwent Police will move to a new home in Abergavenny and the current Police station and the neighbouring empty court buildings will be sold together,...

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The Office for National Statistics have released the latest Crime figures for England and Wales today.

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The new partnership with the Asda Foundation and Active Communities Network was officially launched at the event

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has praised the 'impressive' efforts of Gwent Police, his office and other partners in the community...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent joined pupils at a local primary school this week to unveil brand new 'Buddy Benches' which are...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) is inviting people who live and work in Gwent to attend one of a series of consultation events he will be...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has launched a public consultation today asking residents how much they are willing to pay for...

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Up to 100 new Police Constables are set to be recruited in Gwent as the Force lifts a recruitment freeze in order to bolster frontline policing.

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Up to 100 new Police Constables are set to be recruited in Gwent as the Force lifts a recruitment freeze in order to bolster frontline policing.

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has welcomed the rollout of brand new technology which will see police officers in Gwent replacing...

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A new Concordat which aims to ensure that vulnerable people experiencing a mental health crisis receive appropriate care and don't end up in police...

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Due to low registration numbers, the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has decided to cancel a series of consultation events on the police...

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To offset the impact of more than five years of cuts and to maintain frontline policing in Gwent as much as possible in the face of further future...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has raised concerns about further Government cuts to policing budgets in the face of security...

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Christmas is an exciting time of year for most of us. For children and young people who have been badly affected by crime however, it can often be a...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) is urging members of the public to take part in a consultation event in January 2016 which will help inform...

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The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has been presented with a national award for transparency.

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has launched an online survey today which asks people for their feedback on his revised plan for...

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Can you make a positive and lasting difference to the lives of victims and witnesses in Gwent? If the answer is 'yes', then we've got just the job for...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has revealed his plans for a new Victims Hub which will enhance the quality of support and contact...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent today welcomed a survivor who was severely injured in the 7/7 London terrorist attacks as a guest...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has welcomed a report into Gwent Police's performance issued by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of...

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One of the leading tenors in Europe will join the Gwent Police Choir for their annual concert next month

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A valuable piece of engagement and research work is underway in Gwent which aims to build relationships and improve trust and confidence between the...

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Central Government budget cuts to frontline policing need to stop according to the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent as the largest ever...

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Amongst other topics discussed in his latest blog, Gwent PCC Ian Johnston highlights how he is shaping victims' services and how they will look and be...

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In his latest column, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Ian Johnston, highlights the essential role that partners in the community have to...

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Voluntary and community organisations throughout Gwent are being urged to attend a unique event next month which aims to build relationships between...

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An innovative scheme which aims to divert low risk female offenders away from the criminal justice system is up and running in Gwent.

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The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, Gwent Police and Trading Standards officers joined forces last week in a crack-down on rogue trading...

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A leaflet which outlines the rights of individuals if or when they are stopped and searched by the Police has been translated into six different...

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Notice is hereby given that the audit of the Police and Crime Commissioner's accounts and Chief Constable's accounts for the year ending 31st March...

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Do you want to help scrutinise the way your policing finances operate? Could you offer a strong and independent voice on financial affairs?

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The Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) and Gwent Police's lead officer for hate crime joined members of the Muslim community in Newport...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent is looking to recruit up to five qualified lawyers to chair panels which deal with allegations of serious...

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Gwent Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent will be joining forces with a range of local and national partners next week to...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent launches a survey today which aims to find out more about people's experiences of being stopped and...

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Projects throughout Gwent which aim to use cash seized from criminals to make a positive difference in their communities are celebrating their share...

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Substantial programmes of work which deliver a victim centred approach are bearing fruit in Gwent according to the Police and Crime Commissioner. PCC...

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The Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner (DPCC) for Gwent officially opened a project in Risca today which has seen ex-offenders and volunteers...

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A football festival was held at the centre for sporting excellence in Ystrad Mynach today to celebrate the successful roll out of a Gwent-wide project...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Derbyshire visited Gwent today to see how a project which uses sport and physical activity to divert young...

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Members of the public are invited to observe the decision making forum of the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent.

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During a recent community walkabout in Tredegar, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Ian Johnston, met with members of the community to find...

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The Victims' Commissioner for England and Wales, The Baroness Newlove of Warrington, is inviting victims to complete a survey on her website about...

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As he sets out his plans for the future, the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has published his latest annual report which outlines how...

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The brave actions of hospital staff who tackled a violent man during a vicious attack on a nurse and a member of the public who helped extinguish a...

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The Older People's Commissioner for Wales visited the Connect Gwent victims' care hub today to see how the first ever multi-agency service of its kind...

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In his latest column, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Ian Johnston, highlights the good work being undertaken in Gwent to tackle rural...

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Gwent Police has today announced plans to train and deploy 60 new police officers into the community over the next three years following a significant...

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The Changing Gearz cycle project is among the 51 groups in Gwent celebrating their share of cash seized from criminals which has been awarded from the...

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Do you think that the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent's police and crime priorities are still relevant? Are there any emerging local or...

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Members of the public have been helping the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent to decide which community projects in the Force area should...

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The Victims' Commissioner for England and Wales will join the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent today to officially launch a brand new...

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During National Volunteers' Week 2015, the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent is urging those with an interest in ensuring the fair...

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The Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent will join the Mayor of Monmouth and members of the local community this weekend to celebrate...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has announced that all meetings of his decision making forum will now be held in public.

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent is urging residents to take part in the biggest ever survey which aims to uncover the true impact of...

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Police custody healthcare; improving services for all victims of crime and strategies on how to enhance collaborative opportunities between Forces...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has developed and established a new group to inform the community safety landscape in Gwent.

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In his latest column, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Ian Johnston, highlights how he is working with the Police Force to promote...

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Community groups from across Gwent have helped to distribute almost £50,000 in funding, making their own decisions about who should receive the money.

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According to 43 year old Dennis Alford from Caerphilly, the Gwent Drug intervention Programme which the Commissioner funds and supports plays a vital...

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Drug-misusing offenders currently in treatment to tackle their addiction will help launch a new online resource today which aims to provide essential...

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Ian Johnston QPM, Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, has posted an open letter on his website which explains to parliamentary candidates...

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Tickets are still available for a Gwent Police Choir Concert which will be held at the St Julian's Methodist Church, Caerleon Road, Newport at 7pm on...

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The Integrated Offender Management (IOM) Cymru Women's Pathfinder will officially launch its programme of work today, supported by an opening address...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has announced the appointment of a new coordinator who will lead on the development and delivery of...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) and Gwent Police is supporting a local prison to establish a number of 'restorative' projects - one of which...

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Police Officers from Newport met with local pawnbrokers in the City this morning to discuss how they can work positively together to crack down on...

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From today (Monday February 2nd) community projects in Gwent will again be able to apply to the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for a share of...

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The Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner has been busy visiting communities throughout Gwent to personally thank members of the public who have gone...

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Welsh rugby international Aled Brew and fellow Newport Gwent Dragons team mate Scott Andrews joined the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent...

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Community projects in Gwent will have yet another chance to get their hands on a share of £150,000 in cash seized from criminals next month as the...

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Further cuts to frontline policing budgets will only succeed in stretching already diminishing resources in Gwent to dangerous levels in future...

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A Newport teenager has revealed how the Commissioner funded Positive Futures project has helped steer him away from a life of trouble towards a...

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Community-based projects in Gwent have until the end of this month to apply for up to £3,500 from the Gwent High Sheriffs' Community Fund (GHSCF).

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Following a positive response from members of the public, the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent announced today that several key Gwent...

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An organisation that helps protect children from being abused by sex offenders is using a grant from the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent...

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The funding of Gwent Police and the provision of policing services in Gwent form part of Commissioner Ian Johnston's statutory duties and it is his...

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Saturday 15 November marked two years since Ian Johnston was elected as the first ever Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent. This milestone...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent was joined by Australian rugby legend, David Campese, and current Wales international, Andrew...

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Amongst other topics discussed in his latest blog, Gwent PCC Ian Johnston highlights how he is shaping victims' services and how they will look and be...

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The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates, has today seen how sport and physical activity is helping to inspire young people in...

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A young volunteer charity worker from Monmouthshire has revealed how a project funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has helped...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) has congratulated the team behind a Gwent Police initiative to tackle rural crime on clinching a top award.

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent officially opened a brand new Police Customer Service Desk at Caerphilly Library today as part of a...

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Policing in Wales should only be devolved if it can be proved to be better than the current structure according to the Police and Crime Commissioner...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent today introduces more effective powers which will enable victims of low-level crime and anti-social...

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New powers which enable victims of low-level crime and anti-social behaviour (ASB) to have more of a say in the punishment of their offender are...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has welcomed news of a å40,000 investment to help establish a new online network to tackle rural...

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Gwent PCC Ian Johnston answers questions from the anti-racism educational charity, Show Racism the Red Card Wales, about racism in society, hate crime...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent, Ian Johnston, has welcomed news that Gwent Police will share a slice of more than £2.2 million from...

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Tickets are still available for the Gwent Police Choir Concert which aims to raise money for those suffering and living in extreme poverty in parts of...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has welcomed a report which highlights the positive culture within Gwent Police in securing crime...

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In his latest blog, Gwent PCC Ian Johnston talks about the importance of communicating with the public, how technology can provide significant...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent, Ian Johnston, has heaped glowing praise on Gwent Police and all the other police officers and staff...

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Adopting a 'restorative approach' to harmful behaviour by encouraging school pupils to discuss and explore the impact of their actions instead of...

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Young people from Blaenau Gwent have been putting their judgement skills to the ultimate test by helping the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for...

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Projects throughout Gwent which aim to use cash seized from criminals to make a positive difference in their communities are celebrating their share...

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The Tillery Combat Mixed Martial Arts Academy in Blaina is one of 40 projects in Gwent that successfully applied to the Police and Crime Commissioner...

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Members of the public are being invited to observe the decision making forum of the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent.

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Children and young people from Gwent have helped their school win a slice of £1,000 from the Police and Crime Commissioner as part of a substance...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has today launched a survey asking people to comment on the various options available to victims of...

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The increase in use of new psychoactive substances such as Mephedrone means we are facing the largest drugs concern in parts of Gwent I have seen in...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent and the Chief Constable of Gwent Police Force have welcomed the new Code of Ethics which has been produced...

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The Welsh Assembly Member for Torfaen, Lynne Neagle, was joined by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Ian Johnston, to officially open the...

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Members of the public are being invited to observe the decision making forum of the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent where he holds the...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has personally extended his congratulations to the Chief Constable of Gwent Police who has been awarded...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has approved and welcomed plans by Gwent Police Force to redeploy fifteen Police Officers and five Police...

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Gwent PCC Ian Johnston donned his Chef's hat and joined members of the community and local Police Officers for a feast and some outdoor fun at Ystrad...

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Community projects in Gwent only have two weeks left to apply to the Police and Crime Commissioner for a share of £150,000 seized from criminals and...

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From today community projects in Gwent will be able to apply to the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for a share of £150,000 in cash seized from...

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In his latest blog, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Ian Johnston, talks about all things PCC and what he's been up to recently.

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Celebrating an exciting new partnership which has breathed life back into the historic and iconic Police Court building in the heart of Bargoed, the...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has welcomed the launch of a new body to tackle hate crime in Wales and the launch of a new helpline...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner donned his gardening gloves today as he presented a local resident with a prize for her efforts in encouraging more...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has announced dates for more public surgeries in communities throughout Gwent.

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Being open and transparent is essential for the public to have full confidence in the role and responsibilities of the Police and Crime Commissioners...

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Pontypool Police Station in Gwent today became the first police station in Wales to offer local victims of crime the chance to speak to Victim Support...

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Members of the public are being invited to sit in as observers on the decision making forum of the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent where...

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A modern day Neighbourhood Watch system which boasts over 37,000 community members throughout Gwent will continue thanks to support from the Police...

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Several Gwent police stations which had previously been closed or had limited opening hours were fully reopen today.

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An innovative project aimed at reducing instances of deliberate grass fire setting in Caerphilly county borough is back!

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Community groups from across Gwent have helped to distribute almost £40,000 in funding, making their own decisions about who should receive the money

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Following the successful pilot of his public surgeries at the beginning of the year, the Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner, Ian Johnston, has...

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Improving services for all victims of crime, strategies to deal with organised crime and police custody healthcare were among the range of topics...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent met with local farmers and Gwent Police's Farm Watch Coordinator in Crumlin yesterday to hear first-hand...

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School pupils from Cwmbran and elderly residents from a neighbouring retirement home will have a meeting of minds today as part of a Police and Crime...

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On Saturday (22nd March), community groups and organisations from across Gwent will descend on Bridges Community Centre in Monmouth to bid for a share...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent will be joined by school pupils from across Caerphilly and Blaenau Gwent today (Wednesday March 12th) to...

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Mandy Wilmot from Victim Support is using International Women's Day (Saturday March 8th) this year to highlight how initiatives such as the Gwent...

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With Newport gearing up to welcome over 60 world leaders for the NATO summit in September, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Ian Johnston,...

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A St David's Day Charity Dinner Dance hosted jointly by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent and the Chief Constable of Gwent Police Force has...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent is calling for more action to be taken in Wales to ensure that vulnerable people suffering a mental...

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The Six Nations is a time for festivity and, hopefully, celebration, but it is also historically a time of increased alcohol consumption, which on...

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The Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent visited Caldicot School in Monmouthshire yesterday to present pupils with prizes in recognition of...

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Misconduct Panels are held by police forces to hear a complaint or conduct matter, which is investigated internally by the force - or where a member...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has hailed the important role a new film can play in helping to save lives by raising awareness and...

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At last week's meeting of the Gwent Police and Crime Panel, the Police and Crime Commissioner announced the decision to fully approve reopening or...

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In order to deliver his Police and Crime Plan that demonstrates continuing value for money for the people of Gwent, the Police and Crime Commissioner...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner has welcomed the news that work carried out by the Safer Caerphilly Community Safety Partnership during 2013 has...

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As Victim Support celebrates 40 years of helping victims of crime, the Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner, Ian Johnston, has paid tribute to the...

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Gwent residents who have any questions or observations about Policing in their area can still sign up for a series of public surgeries the Police and...

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The public engagement work of the Gwent Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner has received glowing praise in a recent audit produced jointly by...

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An innovative initiative, which aims to enhance the night time economy in Caerphilly and Blackwood town centres, has been launched this week (Monday 2...

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The Police and Crime Commissioner clarified his position on the on-going review into the future of the Partnerships and Communities Together (PACT)...

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Community groups throughout Gwent joined their Police and Crime Commissioner at Llanhilleth Miners Institute on Tuesday evening (November 26th to...

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Lord Stevens has set out his vision for a radical shake-up of policing across England and Wales.

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Further to announcing the availability of his Partnership Fund for 2013/14, Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner, Ian Johnston is delighted that the...

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As the first year of the role Police and Crime Commissioner comes to an end, the Commissioner, has announced, ahead of this year's budget setting...

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Following a confirmatory hearing with the Police and Crime Panel today (Friday 08 November) Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston has now...

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Commenting on the announcement that the Celtic Manor Resort will host the 2014 NATO summit Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston said: "The...

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Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Ian Johnston, has confirmed that existing plans to sell Usk Police Station will no longer be going ahead and...

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Following an interview process earlier today, Temporary Chief Constable Jeff Farrar has been announced as the proposed candidate to become the new...

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston visited Blackwood and District Crime Prevention Panel recently to show his support of the preventive...

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"I was really pleased to start the month with the launch of my Victims Charter. This Charter outlines the minimum standard of service and support that...

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The latest official Home Office figures released today (17/10/13) show that recorded crime continues to fall in Gwent

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The Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Paul Harris, visited Gwent Scouts over the weekend to see how they are benefitting from funds...

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Commenting on new research from the Howard League for Penal reform on the overnight detention of children, Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner, Ian...

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Gwent's Deputy Police and Crime and Commissioner, Paul Harris has added his support to Age Cymru's latest campaign. The 'Scams and Swindles' campaign...

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Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, Paul Harris was delighted to attend a day of action yesterday which targeted metal theft across Gwent and raised...

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As part of his commitment to working with young people, Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston met with youngsters from across Gwent at a...

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston is pleased to make another round of funding available to local groups who will use it to help support...

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A key priority for Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston, is not only to reduce the number of victims in Gwent but also to ensure that...

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This month started with a trip to Colwyn Bay, North Wales to see the other three Welsh Police and Crime Commissioners and the four Chief Constables...

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner, Ian Johnston, is inviting questions from members of the public for his next Strategy and Performance meeting.

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Today, Gwent launches the first Police and Crime Commissioner App in the UK.

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Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, Paul Harris, was pleased to attend a Graig Community Council meeting last week to meet members and discuss any...

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Partnership working in the Llanhilleth area is providing the answer to security issues experienced by Zion Miners' Chapel.

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Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Ian Johnston has met with Leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council, Cllr Harry Andrews and members of...

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Police and Crime Commissioner, Ian Johnston, was pleased to visit the Monmouthshire Multi Agency Centre last week.

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The Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Paul Harris, visited Senghenydd Youth Drop In Centre (SYDIC) today to see how they are benefiting...

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Eight months in and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner is as busy as ever!

 

 

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The third meeting of all four Welsh Police and Crime Commissioners and Chief Constables was hosted in North Wales.

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The Never Never Club - a Torfaen based group that works with young people to help them develop a caring attitude towards the local community and...

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The Gwent Drug Intervention Programme (DIP) has published its 2012/13 annual report.

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston is pleased to publish his first annual report.

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston was happy to provide evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee, and welcomes the scrutiny...

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Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston has confirmed that the closure of Usk police station is to be reviewed.

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner, Ian Johnston, is inviting questions from members of the public for his next Strategy and Performance meeting.

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner, Ian Johnston, is inviting questions from members of the public for his next Strategy and Performance meeting.

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A lot has happened in June in the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and Gwent Police.

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A Blaenau Gwent-based community project that has commissioned a film to warn youngsters of the dangers of Mephedrone has received a cheque for £5000...

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Commenting on the retirement of Gwent Police Chief Constable Carmel Napier QPM Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston QPM said:

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May has been another enjoyable and productive month!

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We are now recruiting voluntary Independent Custody Visitors.

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The Police and Crime Commissioner and his Deputy enjoyed meeting members of the Newport Deaf Club last night (Wednesday May 22nd).

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston met with young people from across Gwent on Tuesday night (May 21st) at a Youth Summit held at the...

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Chepstow Street Pastors have been awarded funding of £2,500 from the Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner's Fund.

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston is holding his first public Strategy and Performance Board meeting tomorrow (Tuesday May 21st) at...

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A Restorative Justice programme, that has been shown to decrease incidents of re-offending, has been in place across the Gwent force area for just...

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Today marks 6 months since Ian Johnston was elected as Police and Crime Commissioner in Gwent.

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner, Ian Johnston is delighted to be attending the Annual Police Federation Conference taking place in Bournemouth...

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Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Ian Johnston, had a constructive meeting with Bargoed Town Council last week.

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Are police surgeries and other meetings in your community working?

Are Mobile Police Stations convenient and helpful for local residents?

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Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston attended the Chief Constable's Award Ceremony Wednesday night (May 8th) when officers, police staff,...

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston visited local community radio station, BRfm this morning to make an appearance on the breakfast show;...

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We have certainly continued apace in April! It has been a really busy month beginning with the launch of my Police and Crime Plan.

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We have certainly continued apace in April! It has been a really busy month beginning with the launch of my Police and Crime Plan.

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Building on his commitment to improve public accessibility and engagement with the police, Commissioner Ian Johnston is opening up a previously...

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The enforcement day was part of National Rogue Trader Week.

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The latest official Home Office figures issued today (25/04/13) show that crime continues to fall in Gwent.

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Ian Johnston, Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent pledges there is more to be done:

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner, Ian Johnston is awarding over £50,000 to local community groups in an effort to help prevent crime and...

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston has signed up to a Youth Charter outlining his pledge to engage with young people.

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All four Welsh Police and Crime Commissioners and all four Welsh Chief Constables have just held their second meeting and the first in Gwent yesterday...

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It seems hard to believe that a month has passed since I last gave you an online update about the meetings, conferences and events that have been...

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston is funding the Online Watch Link (OWL) for another year from April 1st.

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston spoke at the Police and Crime Commissioners' conference in London today (March 27th).

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Community groups from across Gwent have helped to distribute almost £30,000 in funding, making their own decisions about who should receive the money.

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The latest official Home Office figures issued today (25/04/13) show that crime continues to fall in Gwent.

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston welcomes 14 Gwent Police Special Constables to the force

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The ongoing work of the Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston together with Registered Social Landlords (RSL) has been highlighted as good...

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Commenting on the budget announcement yesterday, Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner, Ian Johnston said; "I welcome the protection the Government has...

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Commenting on the new ACPO missing person definition launched today, Wednesday 20th March, Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner, Ian Johnston said: "I...

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner, Ian Johnston, has met with the RSPB and Countryside Alliance to further cement his commitment to tackling...

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Commenting on the publication of 'Report on the administration of the elections' by the Electoral Commission which relates to the inaugural Police and...

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Next Saturday (23rd March), community groups and organisations from across Gwent will descend on Risca Leisure Centre to bid for a share of up to...

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Today Ian Johnston, Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner, attended a multi-agency event where a new way of dealing with missing children in Gwent was...

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If you would like to help scrutinise the way your policing finances operate, this could be an opportunity for you.

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston has welcomed Chief Constable Carmel Napier's decision to suspend the use of Regulation A19 of the...

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As the findings of the House of Commons Justice Committee Report on Youth Justice are released, Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston is...

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A group of talented year five and six pupils from Somerton Primary School in Newport worked hard with the help of Gwent Police and Arts Council of...

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Following a meeting with Gwent Association of Voluntary Organisations (GAVO) Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston commented.

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During today's meeting of the Gwent Police and Crime Panel, the Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston presented the draft 'Police and Crime...

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At the end of January Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston announced that funding applications were being sought from clubs, organisations...

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston is lending his support to a campaign highlighting teenage domestic abuse which aptly is being...

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston will tonight attend the final of the All Wales School Liaison Core Programme Quiz in Cardiff.

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This morning Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston took part in a 'Question Time' type event with a difference.

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People who have suffered as victims of crime are to get the opportunity to help Gwent Police improve their service over the next two months.

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Commenting on plans due to be announced to allow police forces in England and Wales to recruit senior officers from outside the service, Gwent Police...

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Funding will be on offer to local groups throughout February, via the Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner.

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston and his Deputy Paul Harris both attended a meeting of Trellech United Community Council last night...

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Royce Gardener MBE, died on December 29 aged 88 at the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport.

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston is inviting local residents to have their say on the kind of policing service they want.

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During a meeting of the Gwent Police and Crime panel today (Friday 11 January 2013) the Police and Crime Commissioner's recommendation that Paul...

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During today's meeting of the Gwent Police and Crime Panel, Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston proposed that the amount Gwent residents...

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Responding to Policing minister Damian Green's announcement this week on police funding, Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston commented:

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As part of his commitment to get out and about and engage with the public of Gwent, Ian Johnston the Police and Crime Commissioner visited the...

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I have received in the last 3 days over 200 emails from residents of the Gwent Police Force Area urging me not to privatise Gwent Police.

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Commenting on his visit to the Cwm Crachen Gypsy/Traveller community in Nantyglo today (18th December), Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian...

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I have serious reservations about the ideas being floated in this paper. My main concern is that it seems to be encouraging members of the public to...

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston attended the Annual General Meeting of the Senghenydd Youth Drop-In Centre (SYDIC) last night (Monday...

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston has confirmed that he will attend the Senghenydd Youth Drop in Centre (SYDIC) annual general meeting...

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston QPM has today named Paul Harris as his proposed Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner.

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Gwent Police and South Wales Police are working together to encourage people to stay safe in the run up to and over the Christmas and New Year period.

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It's straight down to work for Gwent's newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston, who has today officially taken up his post.

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On Friday 16th November 2012, it was announced that Ian Johnston had been successfully elected as the first Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent.

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On 20 September, Gwent Police Authority held a seminar for strategic partners which discussed current and future priorities for policing in Gwent.

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Police and crime commissioners (PCC's) will be required to pledge an oath to represent 'all sections of the public without fear or favour'.

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The Chair of the Gwent Police Authority, Cilla Davies, today welcomes the recognition of the HMIC in its review of the preparations the Authority has...

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The latest crime figures released by the Home Office show that Gwent Police experienced the biggest fall in recorded fall in crime in England and...

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The latest Crime figures released by the Home Office today show that overall crime in Gwent dropped again, with the reduction being the joint largest...

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The latest Home Office figures released today (19/07/12) show that Gwent Police continued to be the national front-runner when it comes to cutting...

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During a full meeting of Gwent Police Authority, members have today (Friday 17 February 2012) approved a 2.66% increase in the Council Tax levied for...

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One year from today the new Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent will take up post, this will mark the biggest change in Policing in 40 years.

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Government have agreed to delay the elections for Police and Crime Commissioners in England and Wales until the 15th November 2012.

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A town police station is moving to a more central location to provide easier access for residents, say officers.

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I feel compelled to write to you following the incredible and disturbing events of last week when regrettably we witnessed what the politicisation of...

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Gwent Police Authority has today re-launched its website.

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The latest crime figures released by the Home Office today show that crime in Gwent continues to fall, with an 11% drop in overall crime or 5611 fewer...

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The Police Service, along with all other parts of the public sector, is facing its biggest financial challenge in a generation.

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Gwent Police Authority has appointed Simon Prince as Assistant Chief Constable for Gwent Police.

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Gwent Police Authority has welcomed a new Independent member.

 

 

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During a full meeting of Gwent Police Authority, members have today (Friday 18 February 2011) approved a 3.7% increase in the Council Tax levied for...

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Gwent Police has been delving into history as it prepared to open the doors of Bargoed Police Station for school children and members of the public.

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Following Parliament's approval of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill last week, and confirmation that Police Authorities will be...

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Gwent Police Authority has been recognised by the Wales Audit Office for delivering value for money whilst maintaining a high quality, sustainable...

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Gwent Police is the best performing police force in Wales, and in the top three nationally, in terms of visibility and availability of police officers...

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