Parish Constables And A Mounted Neighbourhood Watch Would Reduce Dorset’s Rural Crime

One of the candidates for Dorset’s Police and Crime Commissioner position believes more needs to be done to tackle rural crime.

Conservative candidate David Sidwick tells Alfred he wants Dorset to be the safest county in England. He doesn’t see why our county’s police force can’t beat Devon and Cornwall and North Yorkshire police areas in the official crime figures.

David Sidwick

In our interview, David reveals his ‘game changing’ plan to introduce volunteer parish constables and a neighbourhood watch on horseback – the Dorset Rangers.

All four candidates for the PCC election on 6th May have been offered the chance to appear on Alfred. You can hear who they are in our audio report.