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Quarterly update on local policing in Selby

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The last quarter Since my last update we have been busy moving in to the new Police Office. The Police Station located on Porthome Road is now closed and the local police officers are working from the new office which is located within the District Council Offices on Doncaster Road in Selby. This creates a […]

Safeguarding Week 2019 – Protecting children online

Safeguarding Week 2019 – Protecting children online

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Today we hear from Detective Inspector Darrin Knight, who is responsible for our Digital Forensic Unit. Darrin and his team investigate cases involving the possession and distribution of indecent images of children, online grooming and online child sexual exploitation. “I joined the Metropolitan Police in 1989, transferred to North Yorkshire in 1996 and became a […]

Safeguarding Week 2019 – The job of safeguarding children

Safeguarding Week 2019 – The job of safeguarding children

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Today we speak to Temporary Detective Chief Inspector Shaun Page, who works in our Vulnerability Assessment Team focusing on the protection of children who have suffered neglect, abuse or exploitation. “Protecting children from harm is one of the most important tasks the police undertake. As  a Temporary DCI in safeguarding, I am in a privileged […]

Safeguarding Week 2019 – The role of a Domestic Abuse Coordinator

Safeguarding Week 2019 – The role of a Domestic Abuse Coordinator

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As part of the week of action, we’re looking behind the scenes and seeing what the roles of those who work at the very forefront of safeguarding involves. Today’s blog comes from Rebecca Cobby, who works as a Domestic Abuse Coordinator here at North Yorkshire Police: “My day starts with a review of the domestic […]

My story – recent recruit PC Christopher Hudson

My story – recent recruit PC Christopher Hudson

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I have a degree in criminology and after I graduated I worked in event security for a while.  It was interesting but I was looking for something that was more interesting and rewarding and I made a decision to join the police. The recruitment process was easy – surprisingly.  And that was because of the […]

My story – Response Sergeant Sandy Scott

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I’m currently a Response Sergeant, one of three on my Band covering York. I describe myself as a Response “lifer” because I’ve done this job ever since I joined. One of the reasons I love the role is the people. They are some of the best cops that I know. In Response you face a […]