The Thin Blue Line is Only Getting Thinner

Today I wanted to learn far more about the role of the police support staff given the government’s insistence that a large number of these jobs are non-essential. So I spent the morning working with a team who were putting together plans and briefs for frontline officers. Whilst I was there, I was taken aback by their intricate knowledge of the area, of the problems and of the history of convicted offenders in and around the town. The professionalism of the police in their planning operations reminded me of my time in the Army.

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Jarvis tells Clegg "You're not fooling anybody."

Barnsley Central MP Dan Jarvis, has responded to Nick Clegg's keynote speech at the Liberal Democrat conference by telling the Sheffield MP, "You're not fooling anybody."

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Jarvis Responds to Clegg’s Summer Camp Proposal

Dan has today responded to Nick Clegg's proposals to spend £50million on summer camps for disenchanted youths...

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Jarvis: “Police passionate about public safety.”

Labour MP Dan Jarvis joined police officers for a routine patrol around the Barnsley town centre this morning where he spoke with officers and members of the public about the impact of government’s police cuts.

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Jarvis Calls for Code of Practice for Pubcos

Labour MP Dan Jarvis has today called for a statutory code of practice for pubcos.

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Jarvis: “Prison must prevent, punish and prepare”

Jarvis, who is keen to better understand how the government’s programme of cuts will affect law and order in the UK, spoke after the visit where he explained, “Labour’s record on crime and conviction was the best of any government in living memory. We invested in the police and the justice system to ensure that victims of crime saw punishment handed out to their offenders.”

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Jarvis Slams Home Secretary’s “Alarming Naivety of Frontline Service.”

Barnsley Central MP, Dan Jarvis, today attended a police forum at a local police station in Barnsley.

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Dan to Spend a Week on the Beat

Over the next week I will be joining South Yorkshire police officers in and around Barnsley, to get a better understanding of their job and how the proposed cuts really will affect frontline services.

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Jarvis Lands Gold with Olympic Bursary Scheme

Barnsley Central MP, Dan Jarvis, has announced his new digital bursary scheme which will give students in the town the chance to cover the 2012 Olympic Games.

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9/11 Tribute

This Sunday, we should pause and remember, for the tenth time, those who lost their lives on September 11th 2001.

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