A new town centre police team for Saffron Walden has been announced to get more officers on the streets.
The policing element of Council Tax will increase by 14 per cent after proposals by the police, fire and crime commissioner for Essex were approved.
Two new constables will be joining the Uttlesford community policing team this year.
Taxpayers have been warned they could be facing a £24 Council Tax bill increase to pay for policing in Essex.
People who live or work in Essex are being asked for their views on the proposed priorities in the county's first ever fire and rescue plan.
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Crime commissioners across the East of England have said they are committed to finding those responsible for a spate of ram raids across the region this year.
New figures from Essex Police reveal that the number of burglaries in the county over the last year has dropped by six per cent, meaning there have been 791 fewer burglaries this year.
The new chief constable of Essex Police has formally taken up the position today (October 4).
The police, fire and crime commissioner for Essex says he is proud of the work the county's fire and rescue service has done over the last year as he marks the first anniversary since he added the service to his remit.