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Archive – November, 2018

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30 sentences for hate crime increased in the last 18 months

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Under hate crime legislation the courts must pass increased sentences where prosecutors evidence that offences have been motivated by hostility towards a person’s race, religion, disability, transgender identity or sexuality. The following are examples of hate crime cases investigated by North Yorkshire Police and prosecuted by Yorkshire and Humberside CPS between April 2017 and September […]

Police officer honoured by British Horse Society for rider safety

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Sergeant Zoe Billings was presented with the Tarquin Trophy by the BHS president, Martin Clunes, at a ceremony in London on 23 November 2018.   The Trophy is awarded annually to an organisation that makes a significant contribution to equestrian safety. To date, Sgt Billings has delivered safety presentations to around 300 riders at joint […]

29 new police officers ready for action

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This milestone in their new careers was marked by a passing out ceremony at police headquarters in Northallerton on Friday (23 November 2018). Over the past five months the new officers, who joined North Yorkshire Police in July, have been learning about legislation, police procedures, personal safety and have taken part in a range of […]

Glittering awards ceremony celebrates summer contribution of North Yorkshire young people

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North Yorkshire Police’s Lifestyle Challenge ran over the summer holidays, aiming to give young people aged between 10 and 17 a positive project to do over the break. Teams were invited to think of a project that they could carry out over the summer holidays that would benefit the community. They then had until the […]