Tony Lloyd in the parade. Officers and staff from Greater Manchester Police (GMP) took part in Manchester’s Pride parade on Saturday 24 August. The annual event, watched by around 200,000 people, is organised by Police with Pride, which consists of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) representatives from forces across the North West.
Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd meet some of Rochdale’s volunteer police cadets. The Rochdale Safer Communities Partnership clamped down on crime and met with residents at the Abbeydale Flats in Lower Falinge on Friday 11 and Saturday 12 April. Residents were offered support through the presence of teams from the council, police, housing associations and community volunteer group.
Brighton also has a drugs problem: there was an average of almost one drug-related death every week – 50 in total – in 2009, and last year around 35 deaths were attributed to drugs. Brighton is the drug death capital of the UK, with the highest mortality rate from drugs per capitahere were also 1,140 people in treatment – of whom 383 were new, while 144 of them left the service drug free.
Tony Lloyd - Police and Crime commissioner for Greater Manchester, Cllr Susan Cooley - Lord Mayor of Manchester and Chief Constable Sir Peter Fahy open the exhibition. Greater Manchester Police is commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of World War One with a special exhibition at the GMP Force Museum. www.gmp.police.uk