By designing and maintaining your garden with the following tips from the Secured by Design initiative, you’ll be reducing your chances of becoming a victim of crime. Rear fences should be two metres high, including a trellis to support plants but not to support the weight of a possible intruder. Keep fences and plants in the […]
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I first joined North Yorkshire Police 25 years ago as a Special Constable, and discovered that I had a real passion for policing and was determined from that point forwards that I wanted to join the police service as a full-time officer. Having joined Humberside Police in 1994, I never expected that one day I’d […]
You’ve all seen the media appeals for missing people – but have you stopped to think why these people go missing? And what help is out there for them? As police officers we spend a lot of time working with people who go missing. We can be out searching for them, conducting welfare visits, once […]
Building strong and lasting relationships with our local communities is the key to successful policing and there are many ways that North Yorkshire Police connects with its local residents. Holding local drop-in’s and surgeries, so people can meet their local policing team and raise any issues or concerns, officers attending local meetings and stopping to […]
Our aim was to give an insight, as best we could, into a day in the life of frontline officers and staff. The tweets have provided a mere glimpse of the tip of the iceberg of policing, including the challenges, the emotion, the darker, and the lighter side of the job. There was a real […]
This follows a number of incidents reported across the county this year where unsolicited callers have targeted victims, often the elderly or vulnerable, claiming to be from calling from police fraud squads in a bid to steal their money. Typically in courier fraud, victims will receive a call on their mobile or landline by someone […]