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Safeguarding Week 2019 – The role of a Domestic Abuse Coordinator

Safeguarding Week 2019 – The role of a Domestic Abuse Coordinator

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As part of the week of action, we’re looking behind the scenes and seeing what the roles of those who work at the very forefront of safeguarding involves. Today’s blog comes from Rebecca Cobby, who works as a Domestic Abuse Coordinator here at North Yorkshire Police: “My day starts with a review of the domestic […]

My story – recent recruit PC Christopher Hudson

My story – recent recruit PC Christopher Hudson

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I have a degree in criminology and after I graduated I worked in event security for a while.  It was interesting but I was looking for something that was more interesting and rewarding and I made a decision to join the police. The recruitment process was easy – surprisingly.  And that was because of the […]

My story – Response Sergeant Sandy Scott

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I’m currently a Response Sergeant, one of three on my Band covering York. I describe myself as a Response “lifer” because I’ve done this job ever since I joined. One of the reasons I love the role is the people. They are some of the best cops that I know. In Response you face a […]

My Story – PC Stuart Henderson

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I am a Police Officer working in North Yorkshire. When I tell people this I normally get asked, “Is it like the TV show Heartbeat?” Whilst we have definitely moved on in terms of technology and modern ways of working, there are times when it isn’t far from the truth, especially in the rural communities […]

My story: “I can remember it like it was yesterday, it felt like this huge weight had been lifted from my shoulders”

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“I have worked for North Yorkshire Police in the Force Control Room for almost 15 years now. I have predominately worked as a Dispatcher however had short periods of time in the Crime Recording Unit and the ANPR hub. “I came across the job quite accidentally whilst working at The Benefits Agency as it was […]

A day in the life of Special Sergeant Nadine Slattery

A day in the life of Special Sergeant Nadine Slattery

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I joined North Yorkshire Police as a Special Constable in 2009 and I can honestly say have never looked back! I had always wanted to be a Police Officer.  But at the age of 18, straight out of college, I didn’t feel ready to join full-time. The Special Constabulary was recommended by a friend, and […]