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 […]
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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 […]
Thor, a six-year-old German Shepherd, had worked alongside his handler, PC Martin Gayles, since 2014. Working as a general purpose police dog, Thor helped to aid arrests, sniff out suspects, locate property and find missing and vulnerable people over the years. He has now been retired on medical grounds. Before retiring, Thor spent one last […]
While the shows make fascinating viewing for the audience, the forces who take part and agree to this behind-the-scenes access are often asked ‘why would you allow a camera crew to follow your officers around?’ North Yorkshire Police is currently working with Mentorn Media on the current series of the ever popular Channel 5 programme, Traffic […]