Every day in the run-up to Christmas, a new window will ‘open’, revealing advice on a range of topics including drink and drug driving, personal safety, domestic abuse and keeping your home and property safe if you are going away. Using the #TisTheSeason hashtag members of public can follow the advent calendar, which runs from […]
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When did you join North Yorkshire Police, and how long as you been on the Dog Support Unit? I joined North Yorkshire Police in 2007 as a PCSO based at Skipton. In 2013, I progressed onto being a response officer based at Scarborough and more recently Skipton. I joined the Dog Support Unit in March 2018. […]
North Yorkshire Police recently released figures showing the fastest speed its safety camera vans recorded in a 30mph zone was 82mph, on Wetherby Road, Harrogate. No pedestrian would survive being hit by a car travelling at that speed, and death would probably be instantaneous. It’s a horrendous thought. Unfortunately, our officers see the aftermath of […]
1. Some masks can obstruct vision, a potential danger, when crossing roads. Consider using face paints instead. 2. If your children are out on the streets, make sure they are wearing visible clothing – consider using reflective tape. 3. When trick or treating, Children should go out in groups, younger children should be accompanied by […]
Over the past three years the number of potential victims of modern slavery and human trafficking identified in North Yorkshire has risen significantly, this follows the national trend, which is believed to be due to the rise in awareness. Today (Thursday, 18 October) marks anti-slavery day which if another opportunity to raise awareness and highlight […]
When asked about why she wanted to support hate crime awareness week Sergeant Billings said: “Hate crime awareness week is important as the impact of, not only the crime, but the motivation behind it, can be truly devastating. “Being treated differently because of essentially who you are can have profound negative effects on the victim, […]