Nottinghamshire's first Police and Crime Commissioner makes Declaration of Acceptance
Nottinghamshire’s newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner, Paddy Tipping, made his formal Declaration of Acceptance of Office at the Galleries of Justice on 20 November 2012.
The ceremony took place in the presence of Allen Graham, the Police Area Returning Officer, and was witnessed by approximately 70 guests including victims of crime, volunteers, representatives from local universities and independent advisory groups, as well as partner agencies.
After the event, Paddy Tipping, said that he wanted to see a strong society in a strong Nottinghamshire, where all communities, rural and urban, were united in the fight against crime.
Welcoming all those present, he highlighted the importance of including young people and their role as keepers of future communities. He said that it was important to keep them away from crime and firmly embedded as fully integrated members of the community.
Concluding he said: “I want to ensure that, working together, we take the power, we take the challenge and make Nottinghamshire a safe place to live and work.”
Mr Tipping will formally take up the role on 22 November, replacing the outgoing Police Authority.
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Posted on Wednesday 21st November 2012