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@ABD_Sussex Hello, we have the available data for you - are you able to give us an email address to which to send this? Via DM if you prefer 29/07/2014 07:52:06

CCTV image of Bexhill store robber: Police investigating a robbery at a Bexhill Newsagents have ... http://t.co/w5k2Kcr41U #sussexpolice 28/07/2014 21:46:34

Appeal for witnesses after sexual assault in Littlehampton shop: Police are appealing for witnes... http://t.co/W8I2tka4Ei #sussexpolice 28/07/2014 16:30:05

Eastbourne men charged with shoplifting in East Sussex: Two Eastbourne men have recently been pr... http://t.co/8c7taQOdAt #sussexpolice 28/07/2014 15:55:12

RT @BrightonHoveCC: For the latest of our storm & flooding updates see our webpage at http://t.co/tCbP9s8Z9V #Brighton #Hove 28/07/2014 14:54:07

Bike stolen from St Leonards: Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a garage in Ca... http://t.co/LpfsQ2hzYT #sussexpolice 28/07/2014 14:41:35

Woman, 25, is raped in Chichester alleyway: Police are investigating the rape of a 25-year-old w... http://t.co/c8lHEkfdXD #sussexpolice 28/07/2014 14:41:34

Reminder from @NewhavenBridge - have your lights on when driving in the sort of bad weather we saw this morning http://t.co/BMKIjzKGxc 28/07/2014 14:30:11

RT @Horsham_police: People still leaving their vehicles insecure whilst unattended. Please don't make it easy for criminals... #lockitorloseit 28/07/2014 14:14:49

Police appeal for witnesses to Bexhill collision: Police were called to a collision between a bl... http://t.co/znZdN9rZeR #sussexpolice 28/07/2014 12:54:18

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Police and Crime Commissioner

On 15 November 2012 voters across Sussex chose the first Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Sussex. The PCC took office on 22 November. The PCC has a democratic mandate to hold Sussex Police to account and tackle crime across East and West Sussex and Brighton & Hove. The PCC will work with, and commission services from, a wide range of partners to respond to the priorities of local people.

The PCC has responsibility for:

Appointing the Chief Constable and holding them to account for the running of their force

Setting out a 5 year Police and Crime Plan (in consultation with the Chief Constable determining local policing priorities

Setting the annual local precept and annual force budget

Making community safety grants to make a difference to local communities.

Further information can be found on the Sussex PCC website.

The PCC will be held to account by a Police and Crime Panel (PCP), composed of 17 locally elected councillors and two independent members. Details of its role to scrutinise the PCC, to promote openness and to support the PCC in the effective exercise of their functions can be found on the West Sussex County Council.