The Kent Police and Crime Commissioner has written an open letter to the the Force's Chief Constable seeking reassurance about how protests against live animal exports are policed.
Ann Barnes says the letter system will be used on issues which have a high degree of public interest.
It follows several protests at the port of Ramsgate after live animals were allowed to be transported through there last year.
Ann Barnes says the letter does n't imply any wrong doing by Kent Police and she is taking the action on the basis of significant public interest.
More top news
Showers this evening then dry overnight.
Showers this evening then becoming dry but cloudy overnight.
The Prime Minister will join hundreds of military personnel in Liverpool on Saturday as the country marks Armed Forces Day.