News

Disrupting the County Lines Drug Gangs

An important job for the various arms of government is to target criminal activity and to disrupt it. That way we can prevent crime before it happens.

Burglary at the Tennis Club

On Sunday I visited the Carisbrooke Tennis Club in Leicester, scene of a recent destructive burglary, to meet with Committee member Andy Bayford and to talk about the crime and the police response.

Conference on Cyber Crime

On Friday I was delighted to be one of the speakers at a well attended conference on Cyber Crime organised by the Conservative Women’s Organisation.

My Response to the Streatham Terrorist Incident

Two innocent people were brutally stabbed on Streatham High Road in London. Fortunately the police were on the scene and able to shoot the terrorist before more were injured. My thoughts are with the wounded and their families at this difficult time.

Viewing the Sikh Coin Museum Display

When I heard that a travelling exhibition of Sikh coins was coming to Leicester, I was determined to pay a visit. I began collecting coins myself when I was boy, fishing old coins out of the change I got when buying sweets and toys.

Interview with Punjab TV

I was recently interviewed by Channel Punjab TV about my campaign to be Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire and Rutland. The interview covered a lot of ground, including my background as a historian, my ambitions for policing in Leicester and how to deter crime from happening.

A visit to the Ramgharia Gurdwara

On Sunday I was privileged to be invited to visit the Ramgharia Gurdwara in Meynell Road, Leicester. I was greeted by Harminder Singh, who kindly showed me the Durbar Hall where a service was taking place. I greatly enjoyed the all-female group of singers, and the musicians who followed.