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To: The Chief Constable and Police and Crime Commissioner of Northamptonshire Police

Hands Off Northamptonshire Police 999 Service!

UPDATE: 21st December - Great news, our campaign worked! Northamptonshire police have rejected the G4S deal!

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Please don't relocate the Northamptonshire Police Force Control Centre to another County or sell it to a profit making private business.

Why is this important?

If the Northamptonshire Police Force Control Centre (FCC) which handles 999 and 101 calls as well as police radio transmissions is relocated from the Wootton Hall Police HQ in Northampton into another County, with it will disappear all of the local knowledge, experience and expertise that currently benefits both Police Officers and members of the public here in Northamptonshire.

The local police union, Unison, believe that this essential part of front line policing should NOT be moved to a location remote from its parent Force, or put into the hands of the notorious G4S or any other private company who will run it as a business rather than for the benefit of the people of Northamptonshire.

The staff of the FCC are rightly proud of the professional service they continue to provide, and it is to their great credit that they put their concerns for the safety and wellbeing of the vulnerable and distressed members of the public who will be affected by these changes before their own worries about job security and terms and conditions of service.

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2016-01-06 17:59:04 +0000

Petition is successful with 3,312 signatures

2015-12-09 21:12:31 +0000

Before you click Delete, please have a think...
Have you done all you can to reach everyone you know to ask them to sign?
I'm still meeting many people who don't yet know of the risk to our invaluable police Force Control Centre - the beating heart of our police 999 service.

2015-11-26 08:38:53 +0000

3000+ wonderful people have signed this petition so far, but there are hundreds of thousands of people who we haven't reached yet.

Please email or text a link to the petition to all of your friends and family, and ask them to support us in our efforts to save this vital service. If we all get an extra 10 signatures each, we'll have over 30,000 people on board and we'll be unstoppable.

Here's the link:

Thank you for all your help.



2015-11-09 19:48:37 +0000

1,000 signatures reached

2015-11-07 14:05:05 +0000

Before he was elected in 2012 Adam Simmonds (now PCC) made a strong commitment to 38 Degrees members not to privatise police services in Northamptonshire.
He said:
“I have no intentions of privatising our police force and therefore I would be grateful if you would spread the word that this Candidate for PCC isn't interested in that agenda.”
He has already presided over the privatisation of our Custody services.

2015-11-07 08:02:26 +0000

500 signatures reached

2015-11-06 18:16:01 +0000

Almost 200 signatures already. Please share this with EVERYONE you know.

2015-11-06 16:07:06 +0000

100 signatures reached

2015-11-06 14:44:35 +0000

50 signatures reached

2015-11-06 14:24:27 +0000

25 signatures reached

2015-11-06 14:17:51 +0000

10 signatures reached