||<p>We recognise that certain crimes may disproportionately or predominantly affect
rural areas. That is why we welcome the Rural Affairs Strategy published by the National
Police Chiefs’ Council in July 2018. The Strategy sets out operational and organisational
policing priorities in respect of tackling rural crime and can be found at: <a href="https://www.nwcu.police.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/NPCC-Rural-affairs-Strategy-2018-2021.pdf."
the election of Police and Crime Commissioners we have ensured that communities, including
those in rural areas, have a strong voice in determining how police resources are
allocated to tackle the crimes that matter most to them.</p><p> </p><p> </p>