Record of direct engagement by Chief Officers with the media.

Date

Name of Officer (Rank)

Media Outlet

Brief Summary of Topic Discussed

 27/03/20

 ACC Scott Chilton

Heart, Wave FM, Portsmouth News, Daily Echo, BBC South Today, ITV Meridian, Unity 101

Lockdown interviews

 24/03/20

Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney 

BBC South Today 

Skype interview about police's role in Covid-19 lockdown 

 22/07/20

Deputy Chief Constable Sara Glen 

Radio Times

Interview regarding the 72Films documentary that follows the Amberstone Team and examines the fall in rape charges and conviction rates.

23/08/2020

Deputy Chief Constable Sara Glen

BBC South Today

Interview regarding the 72Films documentary that follows the Amberstone Team and examines the fall in rape charges and conviction rates.

06/08/20

ACC Maggie Blyth

Portsmouth News

Legitimacy, stop and search and inclusion in policing

11/09/20

ACC Craig Dibdin

BBC Radio Solent

 

Sight For Wight (charity for the blind and visually impaired)

Embargoed interviews in relation to the launch of the Visual Impairment Protocol (VIP). Craig was interviewed by both the BBC and the CEO of the charity Sight for Wight.

14/9/20

ACC Maggie Blyth

Heart/Global, Wave 105, BBC Radio Solent

New COVID-19 restrictions