Working together to tackle violence in our communities

Content from PFCC Recently, the Government awarded Essex £1.1 million to tackle violent crime. This further funding is on top of the £1.16 million received during the current financial year. In Essex we are working hard to tackle violence in our communities and are well ahead of other areas of the country. We have already … Continue reading Working together to tackle violence in our communities

Making more offenders answerable to their victims

Content from PFCC Spotlight on our Restorative Justice programme Three and a half years ago, you asked us to crack down on anti-social behaviour. We have reduced the number of recorded anti-social behaviour incidents by more than 8,000 (16 per cent). Highlights include: investment in council-led Community Safety Partnerships to tackle local problems extra enforcement … Continue reading Making more offenders answerable to their victims

PFCC funds one-stop hub to help homeless people

Content from PFCC Homeless people in Chelmsford are now able to access a one-stop hub providing free food and drink, health checks, addiction and mental health rehabilitation, housing and training to get back into work. Since 2011, Sanctus has been operating a free café for the homeless of Chelmsford, providing breakfast, hot and cold drinks, … Continue reading PFCC funds one-stop hub to help homeless people

Investing in Community Safety Partnerships to tackle local problems

Content from PFCC Three and a half years ago, you asked us to crack down on anti-social behaviour. We have reduced the number of recorded anti-social behaviour incidents by more than 8,000 (16 per cent). Highlights include: investing in council-led Community Safety Partnerships to tackle local problems extra enforcement powers extended to 350 people from … Continue reading Investing in Community Safety Partnerships to tackle local problems