Enhanced service for Domestic Abuse victims

Victims and individuals affected by domestic abuse will receive extra support and more consistent help no matter where they live in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. Led by Staffordshire’s Commissioner for Police, Fire and Rescue and Crime, the new services have been negotiated in partnership with S

Staffordshire Commissioner praises firefighters and community

Staffordshire Commissioner for Police, Fire and Rescue and Crime, has praised firefighters tackling major ongoing grassland fires in the Staffordshire Moorlands. Matthew Ellis visited the site on the Roaches at Blackshaw Moor, describing the scene as ‘something from another planet’, with farms, gras

Police HQ sale will support policing across the County

Staffordshire’s Commissioner for Police, Fire and Rescue and Crime, Matthew Ellis, today confirmed the 16-acre former Staffordshire Police headquarters site in Stafford has been officially sold. Developers, Bellway, have bought the site for £15million, before contributions to affordable housin

New governance for Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service starts today

Four months ago the Home Office confirmed Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner would take responsibility for governance of fire and rescue and the new arrangements go live today. The new role of Staffordshire Commissioner for Police, Fire and Rescue and Crime comes into existence today and

Then there were three – introducing our latest, and third, Space Champion: Lacey Dutton.

The 13-year-old becomes the youngest member to be inducted as an ambassador for the summer-long Space programme, following the recent appointment of ex-Port Vale footballer Adam Yates and 14-year-old Olivia Hopwood. Space was introduced by the Staffordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Elli

Lichfield’s Space programme hits the perfect beat

Space 2018 is off to the perfect beat as the summer-long activities across Lichfield were introduced with a drum roll. Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis dropped into an African drums’ session at Lichfield’s Queen’s Croft School to see a fully booked-out activity. Space was

Staffordshire PCC Office continues campaign to tackle rural crime – as study suggests it remains under-reported

Rural crime remains under-reported – that’s the message from the Staffordshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office as it continues its campaign to tackle rural crime. Deputy police and crime commissioner Sue Arnold leads on rural crime on behalf of Staffordshire PCC Matthew Ellis and is the repre

Introducing our latest Space Champion…

Introducing our latest Space Champion – promising young athlete Olivia Hopwood. The 14-year-old becomes the first female to be inducted as an ambassador for the summer-long Space programme, following the recent appointment of ex-Port Vale footballer Adam Yates. Space was introduced by the Staffordsh

PCC encourages FGM victims to come forward

Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Matthew Ellis is encouraging Female Genital Mutilation victims and survivors across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent to come forward and gain help from a new service across the area. Working for the National FGM Centre, as part of a larger project commi

PCC supports initiative to create anti-sexting ambassadors

Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner is supporting an initiative to create anti-sexting ambassadors led by Deputy PCC Sue Arnold. Sexting – the sending and receiving of nude pictures and sexually explicit text messages – is increasingly becoming normal among teenagers. Often, the youngsters

Space is coming home to Staffordshire and Stoke

It’s coming home, it’s coming…Space is coming home. While the whole of Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent continues to bask in football fever and back Gareth Southgate’s World Cup hopefuls in Russia, Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis swapped a soccer ball for a basketball to

Staffordshire PCC urges businesses to protect against modern day slavery

Small businesses across Staffordshire are being encouraged to be more vigilant and join the fight to combat modern day slavery. Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Matthew Ellis, commissioned Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce to support the fight and encourage businesses to pledge to the