Kent's new Chief Constable says ongoing cuts to the force will not impact on the quality of policing.
Chief Constable Alan Pughsley admits the loss of five hundred staff due to budget reductions will mean that not every crime victim will receive a visit from an officer - but he says that the police will continue to be efficient and pro-active.
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So how hot is it across Wales? Well official weather temperatures show we're basking in summer conditions not seen for ten years.
The Met Office has today issued a Level 3 Heatwave Alert for the South East Region
Wednesday afternoon's weather for the east of the region