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Matthew Scott’s podcast looks at a variety of issues relating to policing Featuring interviews and topical comment.

Matthew Scott’s podcast looks at a variety of issues relating to policing Featuring interviews and topical comment.

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United Kingdom

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Matthew Scott’s podcast looks at a variety of issues relating to policing Featuring interviews and topical comment.

Language:

English


Episodes

Best of Season One

2/16/2021
The Best of Season One of Bright Ideas! Hear from all of the Conservative Police and Crime Commissioners who gave their pitch in Season One

Duration:00:06:13

David Sidwick – Country Watch

2/15/2021
David Sidwick, the Conservative Candidate for Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner, talks about his plans to reduce rural crime with his pitch – Country Watch.

Duration:00:08:02

Chris Nelson – working with parishes to cut crime

2/2/2021
Conservative Candidate for Gloucestershire Police and Crime Commissioner Chris Nelson wants to boost police in rural areas by working with parish councils. Could his plan

Duration:00:11:33

Mark Shelford – reassure, refocus, rebuild

1/26/2021
Conservative Candidate for Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Shelford talks about his plan to reassure, rebuild and refocus. He wants every crime

Duration:00:09:15

Donna Jones – a new approach to police visibility

1/22/2021
In the first pitch of the new YouTube series Bright Ideas, Donna Jones suggests a new model to boost visibility and give people greater access

Duration:00:08:39

Jay Singh-Sohal – a covenant with young people

1/20/2021
Jay wants to improve engagement with young people in the West Midlands and help keep them safe from crime. He is the Conservative Candidate for

Duration:00:06:27

Festus Akinbusoye – a new approach to addiction

1/18/2021
Former Special Constable Festus Akinbusoye has a new plan to address drug and alcohol addiction and reduce the demand on police. He is the Conservative

Duration:00:09:34

Performance and Delivery Board

12/11/2020
Matthew questions the Chief Constable on antisocial behaviour, criminal justice, 999 and 101 calls and nuisance vehicles. Meeting held 9 December 2020.

Duration:00:12:24

Annual Policing Survey

12/4/2020
My Facebook Live question and answer session about the Kent Annual Policing Survey. Please let me know your views at www.makingkentsafer.co.uk.

Duration:00:44:01

Performance and Delivery Board

10/13/2020
Matthew Scott, Kent’s PCC, asks Kent’s Chief Constable about antisocial behaviour, COVID testing for Officers, Brexit, rural crime and court performance. Highlights from a scrutiny

Duration:00:19:16

Domestic abuse and the lockdown

8/5/2020
Domestic abuse and support for victims has been a key focus for PCCs during the lockdown. In this panel discussion, three charities – two from

Duration:00:46:33

618 more Police in Kent

7/30/2020
In my latest PCC Direct question and answer session, I talk about police recruitment success, crime falling and “Outstanding” inspection reports. I also answer your

Duration:00:33:26

Knife crime in Kent falls 24%

7/24/2020
I spoke with BBC Radio Kent on Friday 24 July on this issue of knife crime, which has fallen by 24% in the last year. We also discussed crime stats and police numbers, which are growing to their highest on record. Following this, I spoke with KMTV about Kent Police’s Read more

Duration:00:06:53

Police recruitment success

7/15/2020
I spoke with Philip Chryssikos on LBC News on Saturday 11 July about police jobs and recruitment following the news that 78,000 people applied to join the Police in the first six months of the year. The Government has committed to delivering 20,000 more Police by 2023, and in Kent, Read more

Duration:00:05:07

Mental health and COVID-19

6/25/2020
Matthew hosts a panel discussion between Anna McGovern, Chair of Medway Youth Council, Adam Colthorpe of South Kent Mind and Nav Mirza, the founder of

Duration:00:32:26

Performance and Delivery Board

6/4/2020
The question and answer session between Matthew Scott, Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner, and Alan Pughsley QPM, Chief Constable. At the end of the Chief

Duration:00:16:23

Kent Police Headquarters

5/21/2020
My interview with KMTV about taser, socially distant passing out parades and the sale of the Kent Police Headquarters site.

Duration:00:05:36

“Review of taser not required”

5/19/2020
I spoke with BBC Radio Kent yesterday to oppose renewed challenges to taser. They are important pieces of kit that help protect Police Officers and the public. There’s robust training and effective scrutiny locally. I supported Kent Police’s Chief Constable to roll them out to every frontline Officer who wants Read more

Duration:00:06:26

Reform, Restore, Respect

3/17/2020
Archived episode: Francis Osei-Appiah talks about how he was groomed into joining a gang, his transformation in prison and his work to support young people

Duration:00:22:30

Alison Hernandez

12/1/2019
Matthew has a great conversation with Devon and Cornwall PCC Alison Hernandez about her role and experiences, the programmes she’s working on and more.

Duration:00:38:32