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The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) in Bedfordshire say they will be investigating campaign material used by the Conservative candidate Festus Akinbusoye, which uses...
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Candidates to be Bedfordshire’s next police and crime commissioner have responded to the prime minister’s action to “crack down on retail crime and protect UK high streets”. The plans announced by...
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The four candidates for next month’s Bedfordshire police and crime commissioner election have been announced. There are four candidates for the role of representing Bedfordshire...
Jas Parmar
Bedfordshire's Liberal Democrats have re-selected Jas Parmar as their candidate in the forthcoming Police and Crime Commissioner elections in the area. The former police officer was selected for...
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Bedfordshire’s police and crime commissioner (PCC), Festus Akinbusoye, has said it’s “quite amazing” what he has achieved during his three years in the role. He told the Local...
Bedfordshire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Festus Akinbusoye (Conservative)
Police and Crime Commissioners (PCC) make decisions, set the direction of the police force with the Chief Constable, and are the voice of the public when it comes to policing. For me, my decisions...
Police on the beat
We are seeing a remarkable turnaround in workforce retention in Bedfordshire Police compared to where we were just three years ago. I recently discussed attrition, retention, retirement...
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Members of the public would be able to ask the Bedfordshire police and crime commissioner (PCC) questions during a regular public meeting, if changes to its rules are approved...
Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Festus Akinbusoye
Festsus Akinbusoye, Bedfordshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), has said he wishes to stand again as the Conservative PCC candidate in the forthcoming elections this May...
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A former Bedfordshire county councillor has been selected by the Labour Party to contest this year’s Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner election. John Tizard has lived in the county for almost 50 years. He served as a county councillor for 18 years, with 14 years as the Labour group leader, and was also a member of the Bedfordshire Police Authority.
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Bedfordshire Police should carry out more stop and searches “regardless” of any complaints that may come in, a councillor has said. But the county’s police and crime commissioner...
Bedfordshire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Festus Akinbusoye (Conservative)
The Police and Crime Commissioner of Bedfordshire (Conservative), Festus Akinbusoye, has been criticised for responding to a comment on the social media platform, X (formerly...