Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Tributes To Fatal Crash Victim In Colchester
A man killed in a car crash in Colchester last month was a "happy fun loving guy."
Nick Sherwood, 25, who lived in Uxbridge, died following the collision on St Andrews Avenue.
His family said: "Nick was a dearly beloved son to Dave and Heidi, brother to Danny and long-term boyfriend to Lilie. He was a happy fun loving guy who lived life to the full and took great pleasure in putting a smile onto peoples’ faces.
"He worked as an electrician for Balfour Beatty.
"Nick was a fitness enthusiast who regularly worked out at the gym. He loved to socialise and had such an outgoing and fun personality that led to him making new friends wherever he went! He was a sports fanatic.
"All the family members and friends will greatly miss Nick so very much.”
Essex one of the top ten places in the country for calls to the RSPCA about organised dog fighting.
Essex's Police and Crime Commissioner is launching a new initiative to prevent youngsters being exploited by gangs.
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