Police appeal: What issues are your top priorities?

Bexhill 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 […]

Police: Drive to tackle knife crime and violence in Sussex gets underway today

A campaign to tackle knife crime and serious violence in Sussex has been launched today (September 14th).  Sussex Police, local authorities and community groups are joining forces to educate young people on the legal and personal consequences of carrying blades. Images and animations  will appear at busy locations around the county and close to schools to help raise awareness of the potential […]

Boy arrested after burglary at Bexhill shop

A boy has been arrested on suspicion of burgling a business in Bexhill. Police were called to Western Road at 5.37am on Thursday (September 3) to reports of a break-in at a shop. The suspect had left the scene with a small quantity of cash and some electrical items. Officers attended and conducted an area […]

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 […]