We started using social media almost ten years ago with the launch of our Twitter account in 2009 and since then our social media family has grown and grown. It has helped us to solve crime, track down wanted criminals, spread awareness of important causes, bring missing people safely home and so much more. You […]
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As the Deputy County Commander for Harrogate, Craven, Richmondshire and Hambleton, my day job is very different to what was required in order for me to manage Saturday’s events. The degree of planning that went in to the day was significant. Based on a range of information, we look at how many officers we need, […]
21st Century technology has made it easier than ever to capture and process photos and videos, whether it’s through our mobile phones, digital cameras, dash-cams or even drones. The police harness this technology and put it to good use to make our communities safer. One of the ways we do this is through the use […]
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 […]
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 […]