Making our streets safer for everybody

Crime and anti-social behaviour affects everybody in Burnley and Padiham. From littering, fly-tipping and nuisance fireworks to serious crimes – we need to back our police, increasing their numbers, and tackling serious criminals with tougher sentences.


276 Extra Police Officers Recruited in Lancashire

Local MP Antony Higginbotham has welcomed the announcement that 276 police officers have been recruited in Lancashire since September 2019, bringing the total number of officers up to 3,264.

£1.16 million Police funding boost to focus on front line crime

Lancashire Constabulary receives an extra £1.16 million to go towards Violence Reduction Units, which work to reduce serious violence.

This investment is part of the extra £35.5 million announced for police forces across England and Wales.

Lancashire bolstered by 100 extra police officers

New statistics show that nearly 6,000 extra officers have been recruited in the first year of the Government’s major police recruitment drive, with 100 more in Lancashire alone.