The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Sussex has admitted that the force is failing to meet response times for emergency calls in more than one in four cases.
PCC Katy Bourne says it is an "unacceptable situation" and she is working with Chief Constable Martin Richards to make improvements. Meridian presenter Sangeeta Bhabra interviewed the PCC about the issue.
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After a dry start, sunshine will become increasingly hazy as cloud thickens, bringing patchy light rain to some parts.
After a dry and bright start across the region, sunshine will become increasingly hazy as cloud thickens.
Showers soon dying out this evening to give a dry night with some long clear spells and light winds.