ARU Blogs — Nick Alston

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Faculty:Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

School:School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Nick Alston joined the University as Chair of PIER having served as the first Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex.

His role is to help establish PIER as the academic and research partner of choice for the police forces in Eastern Region of England.

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27 July 2017

Essex will, in October, become the first county where both the police and the fire service will become accountable to a single elected official, the currently titled Essex Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC). Why is this happening; what will it mean and how smooth will this transition be? Read more…


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