Sussex Police recently announced plans to cut jobs across the force with the aim of making huge savings and focusing on different ways of working. Jobs will be lost as a result of these changes; the Police aim to save over £50 million within the next 5 years.
Despite some employees losing their jobs, it's been stated that the majority of front-line Police staff will keep their jobs to ensure the general public feel safe in their communities.
Changes are being made across the entire Sussex Police force, and job roles are being prioritised in accordance with their need, based on a scale of risk and harm to the community. This new way of working is designed to make policing more efficient across Sussex.
Employees are understandably feeling unsettled and unsure as to their future with Sussex police. However they have assured both staff and the general public of Sussex that any changes made will ensure good quality policing and a more efficient way of working all round.
The plans have not yet been finalised, but watch this space for further details on the job cuts across Sussex Police in 2015.