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Happy 80th birthday 999

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The facility to dial 999 to make an emergency call to the police, fire or ambulance service was introduced in the UK in 1937, first in London and then gradually through rest of country. The 999 number was the first of its kind in the world and since it was launched it has been part of the […]

‘The best thing about being a PCSO? The team and everything about the role.’

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Q: How long have you been a PCSO? A: 4 years Q: Where are you based? A: Scarborough Q: Where did you work before becoming a PCSO? A: Security involving Film Set Security, Retail (Shopping Centres) and Night-time (Door Supervisor) and Football Club match days. Q: What do you do in your spare time? A: Cycling […]

Turning stolen goods into money for communities, not criminals

Turning stolen goods into money for communities, not criminals

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Mountain bikes, perfume and jewellery; tools, TVs and tablets.  You’d be surprised at the range and volume of stolen, confiscated and found items that find a temporary home in our police stations.  In an ideal world, these goods would all be reunited with their rightful owners. However, there are many items which haven’t been property-marked […]