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Matthew Scott's podcast talking about local and national Policing and Crime issues. Featuring question and answer sessions, news reviews, opinions, events and interviews from around Kent and the UK.

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United Kingdom

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True Crime

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Matthew Scott's podcast talking about local and national Policing and Crime issues. Featuring question and answer sessions, news reviews, opinions, events and interviews from around Kent and the UK.

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English


Episodes
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Safer Streets and the police budget

2/23/2024
I was interviewed by Tony Weaver on SFM today about issues across Swale. We discussed antisocial behaviour, retail theft, dangerous driving and the police budget.

Duration:00:12:38

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Roger Hirst, PFCC for Essex

1/10/2024
Roger’s appearance at the Home Affairs select committee, alongside NFCC Chair Mark Waddingham. Footage from ParliamentLive.tv

Duration:00:51:09

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The Police aren’t going to stop dealing with mental health calls

6/7/2023
Matthew Scott, Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner, is back with his Police and Crime Podcast after a hiatus. This episode looks at ✔️ Public contact with Kent Police ✔️ Mental health and policing ✔️ Volunteers week ✔️ Rural crime in Kent ✔️ Your questions from Nextdoor Rated 4.9 out of 5 on Apple, Matthew Scott, Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner will be back more regularly with news, views, interviews and your questions. And I say it again - The Met Police aren’t going to stop dealing with mental health calls! Get all the links for this episode at http://matthewscott.org.uk/series/pod

Duration:00:21:32

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The Casey Report and the Met

3/21/2023
Matthew's statement on Baroness Louise Casey's report on to institutional racism and misogyny in the Metropolitan Police in London.

Duration:00:02:11

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Empowering victims of crime

2/24/2023
In this episode you can learn about Victim Voice - my new initiative to signpost and raise awareness of your rights as a victim of crime and where you can access help. Download the booklet at https://linktr.ee/victimvoice

Duration:00:07:41

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Do the police really need degrees?

11/4/2022
In this episode I discuss the letter signed by 16 PCCs who are concerned about the Police degrees programme, and the solutions we have come up with. And I chat to Ashford councillor Peter Feacey about the town’s volunteer centre. All the podcast links and social media can be found at www.linktr.ee/matthewinkent #MakingKentSafer | @matthewinkent

Duration:00:11:57

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Kent’s next Chief Constable

9/4/2022
Matthew Scott, Kent's Police and Crime Commissioner, discusses the search for Kent Police's next Chief Constable, following the decision of Alan Pughsley QPM to retire. Remember to subscribe and follow this podcast as the search continues.

Duration:00:13:43

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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

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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

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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 for Gloucestershire police make rural areas safer? For more information about Chris's campaign for Gloucestershire Police and Crime Commissioner, visit www.facebook.com/chris4glospcc.

Duration:00:11:33

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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 investigated including burglary and drugs. There's no such thing as guilt-free drug taking either and wants more action from Avon and Somerset Police - do you agree? If you like the pitch - you can vote for it! Visit the YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZRcmiGPh7ulZKG7oKVYyfQ and like all the videos you...

Duration:00:09:15

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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 to the Police in Hampshire and the Isle of White. Donna is the Conservative Candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner in Hampshire and the Isle of White. If you like the pitch - you can vote for it! Visit the YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZRcmiGPh7ulZKG7oKVYyfQ and like all the videos you support. And subscribe to get all...

Duration:00:08:39

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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 Police and Crime Commissioner candidate for Bedfordshire. If you like the pitch - you can vote for it! Visit the YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZRcmiGPh7ulZKG7oKVYyfQ and like all the videos you support. And subscribe to get all the latest policy pitches as they come through. Follow us on Twitter via @ukbrightideas...

Duration:00:09:34

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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

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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

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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

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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 Kent and one national - discuss their experiences, the changes they’ve had to make, the extra demand for their services and what they’ve learned. The panel included: Henu Cummins, CEO of DAVSS (www.davss.org.uk) Mark Brooks OBE, Chair of Mankind Initiative (www.mankind.org.uk) Jacqui McHugh, Director of Restorative Solutions (www.rjkent.org.uk) You’ll also hear their ideas for what they’d change at a national level.

Duration:00:46:33

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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

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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

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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