I am very fortunate to have some truly supportive people around me. In recent years I have had to rely on these people, as me and my family have had to face the most traumatic event of our lives – the murder of my brother.
On 25 January 2014, my little brother Isaac Stone was attacked on Costin Street, Midland Road, Bedford. He was 19.
Isaac was a happy go lucky person, he always had an infectious smile on his face – a very big one at that, which everyone would comment on! He was handsome, kind hearted and very nurturing. He had time for everyone, and would always be willing to help someone else.
As the lead for the Bedfordshire Police School liaison team I am proud that we have been able to support the national Anti-bullying Week initiative for the last five years.
Unfortunately despite the numerous anti-bullying campaigns in the media and the national curriculum, bullying is still a problem that a large number of children have to face. Continue reading
We carried out a weapons sweep on Monday; the force has been carrying these out this year as part of Operation Sceptre, our response to knife crime, but ours focussed on Bedford town centre in the run up to the River Festival at the weekend.