Chance to put your coronavirus questions to the police

Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens wants local people to share questions with her around COVID-19 and policing for two Facebook Lives this week.

Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Sue Mountstevens is inviting local people to submit their questions around COVID-19 and the impact on policing this week.

Ms Mountstevens wants people to share their questions and concerns with her throughout the week – ahead of two Facebook Lives with Chief Constable Andy Marsh.on Tuesday 31 March at 1.30pm and Friday 3 April at 1.30pm.

She said: “We are living in unusual and unsettling times with the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.

“It is more important than ever that you feel the Chief Constable and Avon and Somerset Police are doing all they can to continue to keep you safe during these challenging times.

“As your voice in policing, this is an opportunity to address your concerns and questions directly with the Chief Constable and ensure police resources are being used effectively and efficiently…”

Chief Constable Andy Marsh added: “… It is vital that we are reassuring all our communities that our officers and staff are rising to the challenges that we are all facing, so please join us on Tuesday and Friday to listen to our discussions.”

People who have any concerns around COVID-19 and policing can submit their questions by tweeting PCC Sue Mountstevens at @AandSPCC or by sending her a Facebook message at @AandSPCC.

The Facebook Live session will be available at @AandSPCC and the PCC’s website.