Arriving on-Island on Thursday 6 February will be Inspector Matthew (Matt) Webb from Sussex Police in the UK. During his three weeks on St Helena, Inspector Webb will be working with the St Helena Police Service to develop Neighbourhood (Community) Policing on the Island.

Director of Policing, Trevor Botting, said:

“I am delighted that Inspector Webb will be working with local police officers to enhance community policing. It is vital that my policing team forge solid links with the community so we can understand what issues are important to them and work together to resolve them.

“Inspector Webb’s experience and knowledge will be invaluable in further developing policing on the Island that is locally delivered, trusted and engaged with the communities we serve.”

Inspector Webb has 23 years of policing experience and has worked extensively in Neighbourhood Policing, working with partners and the community to reduce crime and enhance community safety.

Director of Policing

SHG

4 February 2014

 

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