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Be alert: opportunist fraudsters using Coronavirus to target victims

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North Yorkshire Police has had a number of reports of fraud related to Coronavirus over the last few weeks and although this is something that we predict will continue to increase, we are on hand to help keep you safe. Below you can find a round-up of the latest scams that we’ve had reported and […]

Car key (2-in-1) burglaries: how to protect your car and home

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Perpetrators will often target the owners of high-value vehicles; ‘cruising’ around residential areas looking for opportunities to exploit their security and get to their keys. Whilst burglaries of this nature are uncommon in North Yorkshire, it is important that vehicle and home owners take simple prevention methods to deter potential thieves. The more difficult you make […]

‘After more than 20 years of dealing with fatal crashes, it’s still the toughest part of the job. But here’s one way you can prevent them’

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It still gives me goose pimples when I think about the first time I had to deliver a death message to a family after a fatal crash. It was more than 20 years ago. But it’s something I’ll never forget. It was a few days before Christmas and the family I went to see had […]

Exciting, life-changing and no two days ever the same

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Working in the Force Control Room (FCR) is like no other job in the world. You will see things and be involved in things that most people will never be exposed to. Your role is a crucial piece of the policing jigsaw and without it, residents of North Yorkshire and anyone passing through wouldn’t get […]

How to protect your home and your car from being targeted in a car key burglary

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Perpetrators will often target the owners of high-value vehicles; ‘cruising’ around residential areas looking for opportunities to exploit their security and get to their keys. Whilst burglaries of this nature are uncommon in North Yorkshire, it is important that vehicle and home owners take simple prevention methods to deter potential thieves. The more difficult you make […]

North Yorkshire Police donates hundreds of pounds worth of food to local foodbanks

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Reverse advent calendars work by filling boxes every day with helpful items that can then be taken to food banks in order to help those less fortunate that are struggling at Christmas time. The force decided to organise a force-wide collection of donations after realising that many teams were already carrying out similar initiatives individually. […]