Pru Jupe, police commissioner candidate for Cumbria, has praised the work of the police and the public behaviour over the Halloween period. Continue reading
Local barrister Pru Jupe has thanked the members of the police authority board for their work over the last 18 years, following yesterdays final meeting. Pru, who is standing to be Cumbria’s first Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), has praised the members’ expertise, dedication and commitment. Continue reading
On Saturday, Pru appeared at a hustings event in Penrith about crime and safety for women. The hustings posed six questions, and you can read Pru’s speech below.
The six questions were:
1. Will you make sure women report violent crime
2. How will you prevent the victimisation of women and girls
3. Will you make sure the police respond effectively and sensitively to women reporting domestic and sexual violence
4. Will you protect victim services, the specialist domestic violence services, rape crisis services and women’s refuges?
5. Will you support the development of specialist services to support children and young people affected by domestic and sexual violence and child sexual exploitation?
6. How would you ensure appropriate programmes are in place to address the issue of domestic violence? Continue reading
The Home Secretary has announced that the Government is considering whether to pull out of existing European police and justice co-operation measures. In response, Pru Jupe has challenged local Conservatives to back measures that local police and prosecutors use to help catch criminals who flee overseas, tackle international crime and kick out foreign criminals from the UK. Continue reading
Liberal Democrat Police and Crime Commissioner candidate Pru Jupe has made protecting vulnerable women a key part of her campaign to be the first police commissioner for Cumbria. Continue reading
Liberal Democrat Police Commissioner candidate Pru Jupe was joined by Cumbrian MP Tim Farron and Chair of Parliament’s Justice Select Committee Sir Alan Beith MP to launch her ‘no police front desk closure’ pledge as part of a wider manifesto launch. Continue reading
Liberal Democrat crime spokesperson Cllr Pru Jupe has today launched a ‘call for evidence’ as part of her work to create a new domestic violence strategy for Cumbria Police. Continue reading
Lib Dem crime spokesperson Cllr Pru Jupe has today said that the latest failure of the 101 number as ‘disgraceful’ and she has called for the Cumbria Police to review their contract with Cable & Wireless as a result. Continue reading