News en Home Secretary backs Peter’s plans to make Cumbria’s streets safer The Home Secretary has backed Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner’s six-point plan to ensure everyone feels safe in communities across the county. In a video message, Priti Patel applauded the work of Peter McCall, who is standing again for the Conservative’s in May’s election. The Home… Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:00:00 +0100 Dalton to welcome its own dedicated Police Constable   In December 2020 Simon Fell MP announced that he had received assurances from the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cumbria, Peter McCall, that the local neighbourhood policing team had plans to have a dedicated community Police Officer for the Dalton area (Dalton, Newton, Askam, Ireleth, Lindal… Wed, 17 Mar 2021 12:00:00 +0000 Crime Commissioner sets out six-point plan to keep Cumbria safe in meeting with Conservative MPs Peter McCall, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cumbria has met with Conservative MPs to discuss policing and crime across the county. Mr McCall discussed the measures that he had implemented to improve policing numbers, making officers more visible around the county and the steps he had taken… Fri, 26 Feb 2021 12:00:00 +0000 PCC urges public to stay alert as COVID-19 vaccination scams rise Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Peter McCall, is urging residents to stay safe online during the third UK-wide COVID-19 lockdown. Across the UK, people are receiving scam emails and texts masquerading as NHS asking residents to book in for their COVID-19 vaccine by supplying their bank… Tue, 19 Jan 2021 12:00:00 +0000 PCC and MPs say stick to the rules to protect the NHS The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cumbria has joined Cumbria Members of Parliament in expressing their gratitude to those people who are making sacrifices to protect the NHS and save lives. The thanks comes as hospitals in Cumbria report extremely high numbers of patients with infection,… Fri, 15 Jan 2021 12:00:00 +0000 Commissioner launches Council Tax Precept Consultation Police and Crime Commissioner, Peter McCall is seeking the views of the people of Cumbria to help to maintain and improve policing services which includes an increase in the policing part of the council tax. The police council tax precept is an essential part of the council tax that contributes… Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:00:00 +0000 PCC Secures Additional Second Round of Funding From The MOJ For Domestic Abuse And Sexual Violence Support Services Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Peter McCall, has secured an extra £60,434 on top of the earlier £189,000 this year from the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) Covid-19 Extraordinary Fund, to support domestic abuse (DA) and sexual violence (SV) charities in Cumbria who may be struggling to keep… Wed, 09 Dec 2020 12:00:00 +0000 Commissioners Commitment to Tackling Knife Crime Cumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Peter McCall Community Covid19 Recovery fund has recently supported a new project across the county, working with Cumbria Constabulary, Youth Offending Service, schools and statutory agencies to address knife crime amongst young people in Cumbria. The Tackling… Wed, 11 Nov 2020 12:00:00 +0000 Commissioner Supports Bereavement Services with Covid19 Recovery Fund Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Peter McCall is launching Time to Share – Bereavement Services community group in West Cumbria on Tuesday 10th November, who are working with an increasing number of children following the death by suicide of a parent. The project, who have recently been… Tue, 10 Nov 2020 12:00:00 +0000 Cumbria Police Recruits All 51 Officers in First Phase of Operation Uplift Cumbria Constabulary has recruited all 51 of the new officers in the first phase of Operation Uplift ahead of the deadline in March 2021. Operation Uplift is the initiative to fulfil the Government’s promise of an extra 20,000 police officers across the country. Cumbria was one of the first… Wed, 09 Sep 2020 13:00:00 +0100