I am passionate about protecting those who are at most risk of harm, we know abuse can often be in plain sight.
There are a wide range of complex issues that can lead to a person or persons being identified as vulnerable in our communities. Dorset Police outline 13 strands of vulnerability which is recognised nationally as:
We have to really work together in partnership to address these issues. What this means is strenuously to ensure that there is early recognition, that there is a response plan in place, and that there is the required support plan implemented for that person.
If I elected I will;
Preventing crime and anti-social behaviour
Tackling domestic abuse and sexual violence
Creating a sustainable police force
Engaging to ensure wellbeing and protection of police officers, staff and police volunteers
Supporting victims and witnesses of crime and anti-social behaviour
Investing in new innovation opportunities for the prevention and detection of crime
Building inclusive communities
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.
Commitment to family and community based work focusing on empowering communities and investment in targeted youth interventions.