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Voting opens on the North Yorkshire Police Public Choice Award

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Over the course of the last year, a number of police officers, staff and volunteers have been nominated for a commendation, for demonstrating courage, compassion or inspiration, over and above the call of duty.  From these commendations, eight finalists have been selected, and members of the public are now being asked to vote for the individual […]

Man arrested on suspicion of murder as police investigate suspicious death in Scarborough

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The incident, which occurred at a flat on Princess Street, in the Old Town area, was reported by the ambulance service at 4.39pm on Thursday (20 October 2016). A 54-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He is being held in custody for questioning while enquiries continue to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Witnesses […]

North Yorkshire is the second safest place in England

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This was announced today (Thursday 20 October 2016) in the “Crime Statistics for England and Wales, year ending June 2016” bulletin published by the Office of National Statistics (ONS). There were a total of 37,130 crimes in North Yorkshire during this period, giving a crime rate of 45.9 per 1,000 of the population. While this […]