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My scariest scene: http://t.co/0fM8xRk1Qw #sussexpolice 31/10/2014 16:46:48

@sooziewoozy Think this may be a bank card scam. See http://t.co/s6aJB9JFez which features this sort of scam. If a victim call us to report. 31/10/2014 16:08:51

@unionmusicstore Sorry, that should of course be CCTV. 31/10/2014 15:38:10

@unionmusicstore Understand PCSO visited store on Tue morning. We've done house-to-house enquiries and we are viewing CTTV from around area. 31/10/2014 15:33:38

Burglars force their way into home in St Leonards: Police are appealing for witnesses after two ... http://t.co/hOT9pXXF1f #sussexpolice 31/10/2014 15:09:37

Tiffany Gladwin found safe and well: Tiffany Gladwin, 15, has been found safe and well after she... http://t.co/xNrxvbfAv2 #sussexpolice 31/10/2014 14:28:42

Operation Dragonfly: Woman jailed after crashing while five times the drink-drive limit: A woman... http://t.co/WGGIvnNPsM #sussexpolice 31/10/2014 13:29:08

@BlakersPark I'll pass that on to the team that deals with the posters. 31/10/2014 13:22:25

@sticky_5 Thanks for this. We've made the techhies aware! 31/10/2014 13:15:26

Operation Magpie: Don't fall victim to the bonfire night burglars: Remember, remember this 5th o... http://t.co/VTD3WIR2Cr #sussexpolice 31/10/2014 12:30:33

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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.