Claire Seymour's pledges for the future of Dorset: #5

Engaging to ensure wellbeing and protection of police officers, staff and police volunteers

I pledge to support Dorset Police in their efforts to create an organisational culture that supports the wellbeing and safety of their police officers and staff.

I will focus on engagement with employees, to help drive morale and motivation to retain talent and passion for the important work they do.

There has been a huge increase of assaults towards our emergency workers. This is why I do support part of the Policing Bill that tightens up the consequences of carrying out such crime.

I have seen first-hand on the front line the consequences of cuts to policing on their safety and their wellbeing. It must be a priority that we lobby government for more money for Dorset Police, to ensure that we can protect the protectors.


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Claire's other pledges

Tackling Abuse

To protect the most vulnerable, support victims, and take action to prevent and stand up against all forms of domestic abuse, sexual violence and hate crime.

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Prevention and Early Intervention

Commitment to family and community based work focusing on empowering communities and investment in targeted youth interventions.

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Strong Partnership Working

Working in partnership to make Dorset a place where individuals, families and communities are able to live safe from crime, disorder and harm.

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