Peter McCall says the first step will be to "gain an understanding of the budget", and he'll then focus on aspects like victim support.Read the full story ›
Cumbria's outgoing Police and Crime Commissioner says he's proud of increasing the level of support available for victims of crime.Read the full story ›
Cumbria's new Police and Crime Commissioner, Peter McCall, tells ITV Border he plans to make big changes.Read the full story ›
Richard Rhodes became the county's first Police and Crime Commissioner in 2012. He will not stand for re-election next year.Read the full story ›
A new survey claims the cost of running police and crime commissioners' offices could be cut to put extra police officers on the street.
The report from the Taxpayers' Alliance says that proportionate to population, Cumbria is the seventh most expensive of 41 force areas in England and Wales.
A new survey claims the cost of running police and crime commissioners offices could be cut to put extra police officers on the street.
The report from the Taxpayers Alliance says that for every 1,000 members of the electorate, Cumbria is the seventh most expensive of forty-one force areas in England and Wales.
For every 1,000 people in the area, it says the cost for Cumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner is £2,274.
Cumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner Richard Rhodes has launched a new restorative justice scheme in the county.
Restorative justice puts the victim and criminal in contact with each other in a bid to enable both parties to move forward positively.
Cumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner has launched ‘Cumbria Together’, a website where victims can access information and support.Read the full story ›
A new charitable trust has launched specifically designed to help victims of crime in Cumbria.
Our reporter Paul Crone has been talking to a woman who suffered repeated domestic abuse with her ex partner and backs the new initiative.
Cumbria is one of the safest places to live in the UK but last year there were over 24,000 crimes reported across the county.
Today, a new charitable trust was launched specifically designed to help the victims of crime in the region.
One woman from west Cumbria, who suffered repeated domestic abuse when with her ex-partner, supports the new initiative.