Stealing Pigs is No Joke

One of the most interesting things about running to be the Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire and Rutland is that I get to meet all sorts of people, and learn about a wide range of different lifestyles.

Taking my Crime Survey to Eyres Monsell, Leicester.

This morning I took my Crime Survey to Eyres Monsell, a large 1950s housing estate on the southern side of Leicester adjacent to the southern ring road. It was a lovely sunny morning to be out - though a bit chilly. I soon warmed up as I trotted along.

A visit to the Rushey Mead area of Leicester.

On 11 January I went to the Rushey Mead area of north Leicester to knock on doors with my Crime Survey. I had a good response, and pushed a copy of the survey through the letterbox of anyone who was not in. I shot a couple of short videos while I was there:

Video Part 1

Taking A Second Chance with the Wire Project

A few weeks ago I visited the offices of The Wire Project in Leicester. It was a fascinating chance to look at how it is possible for someone to have a second chance and turn their lives around.

Tackling Rural Crime in North West Leicestershire

Crime in rural areas poses its own special problems – the often long distances involved can slow down response times, fewer people out and about can make witnesses difficult to find and unlit roads provide cover at night for criminals.

Visiting Leicester Tigers

Just before Christmas I visited the Welford Road ground of the Leicester Tigers to view the security and crowd control measures in place on match days.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

With the General Election behind us and Boris Johnson forming his programme for the new majority Conservative Government, this seems a good time to sign off from the website and the campaigning for the festive season.