Have your say about policing in South Glos

South Gloucestershire residents will have the chance to meet two of the top police chiefs in Avon and Somerset on Tuesday 3rd September at Kingswood Civic Centre. The Public Forum at Kingswood Civic Centre will give people living and working in South Gloucestershire the chance to meet Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens and Chief Constable Nick Gargan and ask

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Teenagers get the chance to see law in action

Teenagers across South Gloucestershire are having the chance to see crime and punishment first-hand. Local schools are the first in the Avon and Somerset policing area to take part in ‘Getting Court’, an educational programme which has proved a great success in Gloucestershire. It’s supported by the High Sheriff of Gloucestershire, Duncan Clegg, and the Avon and Somerset Police Community

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Motorists help drive down crime in South Glos

Hundreds of drivers have visited special events at supermarkets in Bradley Stoke, Cribbs Causeway, Emersons Green, Longwell Green and Stoke Gifford to have their number plates secured. More events are now planned later this month, supported by mechanics from Halfords Autocentres. Community Safety Officer PC Roger Jones said: “Swapping standard number plate fittings with security screws prevents thieves stealing them

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New police district commander is on home ground

Chief Superintendent Sarah Crew has been confirmed as the South Gloucestershire Police District Commander. C/Supt Crew has been in the role since November 2011, when C/Supt Andy Francis left the post after seven years to run Avon and Somerset Police’s communications centre. Born and bred in South Gloucestershire, C/Supt Crew has 17 years’ experience in both uniformed policing and CID.

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