Katy Bourne

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Katy Bourne
Police and Crime Commissioner
for Sussex Police
Assumed office
15 November 2012
Preceded by Office created
Majority 24,426 (12.9%)
Personal details
Political party Conservative
Alma mater Aberystwyth University
Profession Police and Crime Commissioner

Katy Elizabeth Bourne is a Conservative politician. She is the inaugural Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner.

Political career[edit]

Bourne was the National Chairman of the Conservative Women's Organisation,[1] until 2012 and served as a District Councillor (until March 2013) for Mid Sussex and is a school governor of Oriel High School[2] in Crawley. On 15 November 2012, she was elected Police and Crime Commissioner for Sussex Police with a majority of 24,426.

She draws a salary of £85,000.

At a meeting in Brighton, in October 2014, she suggested that cyclists should wear some type of identification, quoting statistics that she failed to explain in a subsequent interview with The Guardian national newspaper.[3]

She was appointed as Director to the Board of the College of Policing in 2013.


  1. ^ "CWO :: People - Katy Bourne". Retrieved 18 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Katy Bourne » About Katy". Retrieved 18 November 2012. 
  3. ^ Walker, Peter (9 October 2014). "Police commissioner proposes ID for cyclists – but can't explain why or how". The Guardian. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 

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