A string of bicycle thefts could be a coordinated plan, with those stealing the bikes paid with a small amount of Class A drugs.
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Parvez Akhtar: The Conservatives will need to campaign hard to retain the Mayoralty of the West Midlands
The region is still strong Labour territory. We must ensure that Andy Street is at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022.
In Thames Valley we have had some groundbreaking investigations. But there are too many agencies with overlapping responsibilities.
The Ministry of Justice should seriously consider GPS tagging for all serious or violent offenders as part of their sentence
From minor theft to recreational drugs to anti-social behaviour, the journey into gangs is too easily made.
We need to stop treating addicts like criminals and forcing people who want to experiment to forge contacts with black-market dealers.
If the Conservative Party believes in anything, it should be private property and the liberty of the individual.
The One Public Sector Estate programme provides far better value for money – and the co-location of the workforce has significant operational benefits.
Comparing the data of the best and worst performing forces, we can see the difference made by applying Peelian principles.
The Tri-Service Safety Officer combines the skills of a trained firefighter, a co-responder paramedic and has community safety accreditation from the police.
Volunteer Police Cadets will be in every part of the county by the end of this year – there were none when I was elected in 2016.
They enhance policing capacity. I am also proud that we are recruiting 210 more police officers onto the front line.
We have made savings by selling off out of date police buildings, as well as scrapping the ranks of Chief Superintendents and Chief Inspectors.
We have made tackling domestic abuse a priority, carried out joint working on mental health, and seen a 30 per cent reduction in burglaries.
There should be a tax-free bounty for the completion of a minimum number of hours and a requirement on employers to accommodate time off for them to serve.