End of term reports details police commissioner work

THE crime commissioner has published a report detailing his achievements during his term of office.

Friday, 25th March 2016, 6:00 am

Elections are due to be held for Hampshire’s police and crime commissioner in May. Simon Hayes, the incumbent, has said he has tackled rural crime, brought in a care service for victims, launched the Modern Slavery Partnership tackling the hidden crime, set up the Youth Commission and reduced reoffending.

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He said: ‘This report is evidence that, against the backdrop of austerity cuts, I’ve been able to maintain an efficient and effective police service.’