Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Concerns for Missing Southend Teenager
A search has started for a 15 year-old girl from Southend who has gone missing.
Jade Cleveland was last seen leaving her home on Saturday, 4 June and police say they are concerned for her welfare.
Essex Police said: "She is described as white, 5ft 1ins tall with shoulder length red hair.
"She was last seen wearing black leggings, black Nike trainers, a grey hooded jumper and carrying a large black bag.
"Anyone with any information about her whereabouts is asked to contact police in Southend on 101".
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.
Abellio selling 40% of the Greater Anglia rail franchise.
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