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Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Ball

Statement Sunday 3rd November 2013 By Ron Ball, Police and Crime Commissioner for Warwickshire

From the start I have called for openness, honesty and transparency in this matter and that due process is followed. I fully support the independent scrutiny of policing which the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) provides. As previously stated, I have never supported the actions of the officers following their meeting with Andrew Mitchell at […]

Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Ball

Letter to the Chief Constable

Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Ball has written to the Chief Constable of Warwickshire Police calling on him for a full and detailed report into recent matters and for a public meeting to be held in the very near future to answer questions. His letter states: Investigation into the events surrounding the meeting between […]

Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Ball

Public frustration

A major part of my role is to be a voice for the people of Warwickshire. They are becoming increasingly frustrated at the amount of money and police time that is being devoted to Plebgate. To journalists it is the story that just keeps on giving. A very large number of people believe the Police […]

Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Ball

Reviewing a great deal of evidence

On the subject of ‘plebgate’ we are currently reviewing a great deal of evidence and it is not appropriate for me to expand on my previous comments ahead of Wednesday’s Home Affairs Select Committee hearing. I would, however, like to stress my dissatisfaction with the IPCC including their use of the media in the last […]

Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Ball

Investigation launched into IPCC claims

“Following receipt of the letter from the IPCC yesterday, I have now formally requested a report into this matter. This request has been made to the Chief Constable of West Mercia Police as this was the force which led the investigation into the three officers’ actions. “As a result of this letter appearing in the […]

Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Ball

‘Plebgate’ outrage

Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Ball has today issued the following statement following an IPCC announcement (see the BBC coverage here) He said: “The IPCC handling of this has been manifestly unfair. “At the very early stages of this investigation, and as recently as last week, they were reminded that this is a high […]

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PCC welcomes new technology to boost frontline policing

I’m delighted in the last week to see the announcements around mobile policing, a move which is only positive in ensuring more of our officers are visible in communities for more of each day. Officers from Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police are now equipped with mobile tablet computers as part of a drive to […]

Police and Crime Commissioner appoints Chief Constable

Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Ball has today confirmed the appointment of Chief Constable Andy Parker for a further two years. Mr Ball said: “I am delighted today to be able to announce that, subject to confirmation by the Police and Crime Panel, I have decided to confirm the appointment of Chief Constable Andy […]

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A walk on the blind side

Warwickshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Ball has thrown his support behind a campaign to stop attacks on guide dogs. Mr Ball took a walk wearing a mindfold through the streets of Warwick with Lola and her trainer, Tracey Walker from the Guide Dogs charity. Creating a vacuum of darkness around his eyes, this replicates […]

Congratulations from Warwickshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner

Warwickshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Ball has today congratulated Warwickshire Police Chief Constable Andy Parker on the announcement of ‘impressive’ crime statistics. The praise comes as the Police and Crime Commissioner for Warwickshire unveils the five year Police and Crime Plan for the county. Ron Ball said: “Together with the announcement of my five […]

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