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Demanding to be seen – a blog by Temporary Chief Constable Lisa Winward

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Despite budget cuts over recent years, we’ve been determined to protect the front-line. And while neighbourhood policing remains the bedrock of our service to the public, policing today goes much, much further than this. The Internet has profoundly shaped our world and has led to rapid changes in how lots of us live our lives. […]

North Yorkshire Police celebrates reaching 100,000 Facebook followers

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The police force is celebrating by releasing a video to say thank you to its followers for helping to solve crime, track down wanted criminals, spreading awareness of important causes, bringing missing people safely home and much more. They started using social media in 2009 with the launch of their Twitter account and since then they have […]

Steals on wheels – don’t fall victim to vehicle-targeting thieves

Steals on wheels – don’t fall victim to vehicle-targeting thieves

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Having your vehicle broken into is an incredibly frustrating experience at the best of times – there’s the mess to tidy up, the insurance to claim and the damage to repair. But it’s even worse when items are stolen from inside your car or van at the same time. If those items are valuable – […]

Five myths we often hear about speeding… and the facts that might make you think twice

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How do we know they’re myths? Because we deal with the consequences of excessive speed close up and first hand. We have to gather body parts at the scene of fatal collisions. We have to help extract people from the wreckage. We have to meticulously investigate fatal and serious-injury collisions to find out why they happened. […]

10 phone frauds to look out for in North Yorkshire

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They will often call you claiming they’re from the police, your bank or some other trusted organisation saying that you have been a victim of fraud or that you owe, or are owed, money. It is easy for them to convince you too, since they can both fake the telephone number on the screen and […]