Specialist team makes ‘great progress’ in its first year

Sussex Police’s Rural Crime Team is marking its one year anniversary this week, it was launched to crack down on unlawful behaviour in isolated and rural communities. According to Sussex Police the team has made ‘great progress’ in tackling rural crime and building direct engagement with rural communities in Sussex. The Rural Crime Team has […]

Police appeal: What issues are your top priorities?

Battle residents are being given the opportunity to help shape policing priorities by joining an Independent Advisory Group. Police in East Sussex want volunteers to provide feedback and advice on how the force’s actions are being interpreted by the public. And it’s hoped the move will help improve communication between officers and diverse groups within […]

Assaults on emergency services are on the rise across East Sussex – not part of the job says Chief Constable

The leaders of police, fire and ambulance services across Sussex have come together to condemn a steep rise in assaults against emergency workers. Sussex Police Chief Constable Jo Shiner described the trend as ‘completely unacceptable’. “It can’t be right that the very people dedicating their lives to saving others are increasingly coming under attack…” JO […]

Police appeal after weapons stolen in burglary

Police are appealing for information after weapons were stolen from a shed in Catsfield. A compound bow with arrows, a BB gun, various throwing knives, and exploding targets were taken. It is understood the burglary happened during the day on Sunday July 26th. Police are keen to hear from anyone that saw anything suspicious – […]