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Britain's first youth police and crime commissioner, who stepped down from the role over offensive comments she made on Twitter, is "pleased" police are taking no further action against her, her lawyer said today.
A statement from law firm Olswang today said: "We, her solicitors, are unsurprised by the decision that no further action is warranted. We would regard this as inevitable, given that it was obvious that no criminal offence was committed.
"Paris and her family are pleased this matter has been brought to a close. She has had a difficult time recently, in part due to the media and inappropriate police scrutiny.
No further action is to be taken against Paris Brown, formerly Britain's first youth police and crime commissioner, over comments she made on Twitter, Kent Police said.
Ann Barnes, Police and Crime Commissioner for Kent: "I take responsibility for everything that happens on my watch, good or bad.
"It is personally sad for Paris and her family. An enthusiastic young woman with exceptional skills and a proven track record in working with young people has ended up in a position where she has turned down the job of a lifetime for her.
"There have been calls for me to resign I am not a quitter by nature. Some have said that this has damaged by reputation To them I say this: reputations are made as much by your actions when things are tough.
"We worked with the best of intentions but sadly on this occasion it hasn't worked out".
Britain's first youth crime commissioner said she was "truly sorry for any offence" caused.
Paris Brown, 17, from Sheerness, Kent, was appointed to the £15,000-a-year post only last week.
Speaking at a press conference in Maidstone, Kent, Miss Brown said she had "taken the decision to decline the offer of the position" as she felt recent media attention would affect her ability to carry out the job.
She added: "I am truly sorry for any offence I have caused."
Britain's first youth police and crime commissioner Paris Brown, 17, is stepping down from the role following the publication of messages she wrote on Twitter, she said today.
Martin Brunt has reported that police have met ahead of a press conference to discuss the future of Youth Crime Commissioner Paris Brown.
The Sky News Crime Correspondent has said that Pairs may 'or may not' attend the press conference:
Reporters have been invited to a press conference to discuss Kent Youth Police and Crime Commissioner Paris Brown's future, it's been announced.
Ann Barnes, Kent Police and Crime Commissioner, will be giving a statement on the Youth Commissioner post.
The announcement follows calls for 17-year-old Miss Brown, Britain's first Youth Police and Crime Commissioner, to step down just a week after taking the post.
She has apologised for what she describes as her "use of inappropriate language" following complaints after Tweets she posted between the ages of 14 and 16.
The press conference will take place at 3pm.
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After less than a week as Britain's first youth crime commissioner, Paris Brown has stepped down from her role over Twitter posts.