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Snow patrol: policing North Yorkshire, whatever the weather

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North Yorkshire is one of the safest places in England… and one of the most beautiful. We reckon a sprinkling of the white stuff makes it look even better! Here are some of our favourite snow pics and videos. Snow patrol – we’re on duty 24/7, working to keep you safe, in even the most […]

Meet our loopy and loving explosive detection search dog Isla

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“Isla’s a three-year-old Springer Spaniel and  was gifted to North Yorkshire Police two years ago. “She joined me 18 months ago and now lives in the Selby District with PD Dixon and the rest of our family. “Her initial training took seven weeks and she specialises in explosive detection. “I’m most proud of her when […]

“I now police some of the most beautiful and historic areas in the country and I’m not exaggerating when I say it’s a pleasure to do so.”

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When did you join NYP and what area do you work in? “I transferred to NYP in May 2016 and I work on the Firearms Support Unit based at Thirsk Vale House, having been initially posted to Tadcaster.” What attracted you to a career with NYP? “I wanted to work somewhere that offered different challenges, […]

“My particular situation is unusual as I returned to North Yorkshire Police which I always considered as my home force.”

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“My particular situation is unusual in that North Yorkshire Police is my first and third force which I have worked in. “My first stint was 1996-2010 followed by a six-year stint with North East Counter Terrorism Unit  before returning to North Yorkshire Police which I always considered as my home force. “During my time with […]