Above all, they shouldn’t become preoccupied with Woke to the exclusion of everything else. This is the trap that many Labour backbenchers and much of the Left is falling into.
With a revived night-time economy in Sussex, we will make it safer for women to go out – with specially-branded police patrols around late-night bars and clubs.
With economics, sleaze and environmentalism off the table, Labour is only left with the culture wars to fight the Tories on.
The public recognises that the response has been more about engagement than enforcement. More police powers are not needed.
Greater use of video allows us to reduce the time police spend travelling to court and waiting to give evidence.
It is easy to conclude that the Conservatives were the biggest losers. The question of who won is more complicated.
Staying on would be a tragedy for the Conservative Party, which could very well cease to be viable as a party of government.
There is a spirit of liberty at this event, informed by the belief that traditional British freedom includes the right not just to make a lot of noise, but to be extremely rude.
In other words, let us do things a bit more like everywhere else in the world and a bit more like we used to in the UK.
There will always be an element of policing that involves helping those in distress or crisis. But our officers are no substitute for proper NHS services.
Maybe it was ever thus, at least in modern times, but Tory-held suburban seats outside the South-East are under-represented at the top table.
Police and Crime Commissioners have the power to ensure the perpetrators are punished and the victims protected.