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New CEO appointed for Police Commissioner’s Office

Published: 11-03-2021

ACTING Police and Crime Commissioner, Ray Bisby has today (11thMarch) announced the appointment of Jim Haylett as new Chief Executive for his office, following a Confirmation Hearing held by Cambridgeshire’s Police and Crime Panel in which his proposed appointment was supported. Mr Haylett took over as Acting Chief Executive of the Office of the Police […]

Funding boost for local domestic abuse and sexual violence support services

Published: 16-02-2021

THE COUNTY is set to benefit from an additional £193,014 of funding to improve support for victims and survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence. The Ministry of Justice has awarded Acting Police and Crime Commissioner Ray Bisby with the extra funds as part of this year’s Victim Services Grant award. A total of £129,851 […]

Police Commissioner and Chief seek exceptional volunteer to join Joint Audit Committee

Published: 12-02-2021

THE Acting Police and Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable are seeking an individual with the highest level of integrity and accountability to become a member of the Joint Audit Committee as an Independent Member. The Joint Audit Committee is an important, independent means of enhancing public trust and confidence in the governance of the Office […]

From mobile youth clubs to floodlights: Police Commissioner announces further funding to support young people

Published: 12-02-2021

ACTING Police and Crime Commissioner, Ray Bisby, has today (12th February) announced funding worth £10,000 to the latest recipients of his Youth and Community Fund. The projects, based all over Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, all receive funding to support young people to make positive contributions in their communities and to participate in activities that increase their […]

Acting Commissioner commits funds to keep young people ‘Safe’

Published: 10-02-2021

YOUNG people at moderate and significant risk of criminal exploitation and violence will continue to have access to a team of specialist workers following a funding pledge by the Acting Police and Crime Commissioner, Ray Bisby.   The ‘Safe Team’ which is part of the county’s Youth Offending Service was set up in 2019 with […]

Communities across Cambridgeshire set to benefit from enhanced police service

Published: 04-02-2021

PEOPLE living in Cambridgeshire can expect an enhanced service from Cambridgeshire Constabulary following public support for an increase in the policing part of council tax for 2021/22. This follows a decision by Acting Police and Crime Commissioner, Ray Bisby to increase the policing part of council tax (known as the ‘precept’) to £1.25 per month […]

Police Commissioner reminds survivors of sexual violence that support continues to be available

Published: 01-02-2021

AS THE country marks Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week – #itsnotok, (1st-7th February), Acting Police and Crime Commissioner, Ray Bisby, is reminding victims of sexual abuse and violence that support is available in spite of the current lockdown.   After securing more than £600,000 of additional funding with partners for services supporting domestic and […]

Acting Police Commissioner thanks public for their support for police funding in recent survey

Published: 26-01-2021

ACTING Police and Crime Commissioner, Ray Bisby is today (26th January 2021) thanking all those who provided a response to his recent survey on local police funding for 2021/22 which closed on Tuesday 19th January.  The survey, which ran online for two weeks from 5th January, asked members of the public whether they thought an […]

Ensuring justice for Cambridgeshire victims

Published: 21-01-2021

Cambridgeshire’s Acting Police and Crime Commissioner Ray Bisby has today announced extra funding to ensure the county’s criminal justice system runs as efficiently as possible in these challenging times. The funds totalling £90k will provide 18 months of additional resource in the Victim and Witness Hub. The staff play a crucial role in supporting victims […]

My response to Covid-19

Published: 14-01-2021

Working together to help keep people safe   As your Acting Police and Crime Commissioner, I  continue to support the Chief Constable to ensure that he has all the resources he needs to effectively deal with the impact of the Coronavirus health crisis over the coming weeks. Equally, I fully understand that as Acting Commissioner […]

Cambridgeshire residents asked for their views on police funding

Published: 05-01-2021

ACTING Police and Crime Commissioner, Ray Bisby is today (5th January, 2021) asking members of the public to tell him their views on how much they are willing to support police funding in 2021/22. The Commissioner is required by law to set the budget for Cambridgeshire Constabulary and, as part of this, determine how much […]