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We'll be posting pics from #BrightonPride tomorrow on @twitter, @facebook and @instagram - Follow us here: https://t.co/ehUiyEy6bq #Pride25 31/07/2015 17:59:58

RT @sgtmarkevans: Come and see @sussex_police in the park at this year’s #BrightonPride and pose for a #SusPolSelfie on our motorbike 31/07/2015 16:10:18

Have you seen Joanna Jantas? We need to speak to her about a theft in #BognorRegis http://t.co/yVNuKHkWFE pic.twitter.com/MD94UXsnIQ 31/07/2015 15:52:10

RT @ChSuptNevKemp: With our @sussex_police response car marked up & showing support for #BrightonPride for #Pride25 anniversary #LGBT http:pic.twitter.com/zxO1OgWtCK 31/07/2015 15:48:13

A #Brighton man who assaulted his seven-week-old son has been jailed for more than 12 years. http://t.co/l8BSQ1OYBN pic.twitter.com/IE8zXi5wLY 31/07/2015 15:41:38

Man charged with rape in #Eastbourne http://t.co/loNIeZVuuG 31/07/2015 15:24:33

RT @bbcsoutheast: .@sussex_police are ready! Preparations well underway for the 25th #BrightonPride! @EllieCrisell has more at 1830 http://pic.twitter.com/SnWv356Zk9 31/07/2015 14:31:34

@dex2500 Hi - your local PCSO will be able to supply them. Here's the link to our website, pop in your district: http://t.co/53yUFK77G8 31/07/2015 14:28:51

@matthewasavage No problem, thanks for your tweets. 31/07/2015 14:19:09

@matthewasavage no one is above the law. No matter who it is, if you think the driving was dangerous or anti social please report them 31/07/2015 14:15:59

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Protest Liaison Officers

Facilitating peaceful protest in Sussex

One of the core functions of the police service is to facilitate peaceful protest. We are always looking for ways to develop our service in this area across Surrey and Sussex.

For this reason we have trained Protest Liaison Officers in Surrey and Sussex. The Liaison Officer's primary role is to engage with protest groups prior to, during and after any event. They work alongside groups who wish to protest peacefully, always balancing the needs of the wider community.

We hope that by having these nominated officers in place we will be able to build relationships which will benefit protest groups, businesses, residents, visitors and our service too. If protestors share their intentions with us beforehand, this enables us to put the right measures in place to facilitate a safe environment for groups and provide a proportionate policing presence.

Whilst Surrey and Sussex now have trained Police Liaison Officers, Sergeant Mark Redbourn is the point of contact for the Brighton and Hove area and will happily receive all enquiries relating to protests. Mark has worked in Brighton & Hove for the last nine years. He started working on the Response Team which attends emergency calls and then moved across to the local Investigation Team.

The team can be contacted Monday to Friday on:

Phone 101 extension 550800
Email  brightonand.hoveplo@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Twitter @SusPolPLO
Facebook Sussex Police Brighton & Hove Protest Liaison Officer

Alongside this team we have additional officers to support protest groups when events are taking place. These officers will always be clearly identifiable as they will wear light blue tabards with 'Police Liaison Officer' on the back.

Anyone can make contact with the team or follow us on Twitter to find out more about the work we are undertaking in the city, to give us their views and to discuss any issues with us.