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PFCC Essex Restorative Mediation Service Wins Prestigious Lord Ferrers Award

The Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner’s Essex Restorative Mediation Service (ERMS) has won a prestigious award at a ceremony held yesterday (Thursday 12th October) at Buckingham Palace.

Run every year, the Lord Ferrers Awards commends outstanding contributions to volunteering in policing in a range of categories, including Police and Crime Commissioner volunteers who demonstrate a significant and sustained contribution to policing.

Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Roger Hirst said: “I am hugely proud of the ERMS team and our volunteers for receiving the Lord Ferrers Volunteer of the Year Award.

“The role they play in helping to provide mediation between victims and offenders makes a real difference by helping the responsible person to recognise the impact of their actions by putting a face to their crime.

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PFCC Weekly Newsletter 13th October 2023 (