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Inspector Martin Dennison: quarterly update on local policing in Ryedale and Whitby

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He’s been the Safer Neighbourhood Inspector for Ryedale and Whitby since 2017. With summer fast approaching, here he provides an update on local policing activities in the area. Speeding and road safety Speeding is a safety concern for the policing teams in Ryedale and Whitby, with a focus on inappropriate parking by parents during the […]

Inspector Lorraine Crossman-Smith: quarterly update on local policing in Craven

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She worked in Harrogate for a period of time before moving to Craven as the Safer Neighbourhood Inspector in June 2019. Her team are on hand 365 days a year to support the local community and tackle crime and anti-social behaviour. As the days are getting longer and the nights are getting lighter, here she provides an […]

Inspector Penny Taylor: quarterly update on local policing in Harrogate

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County Lines “County lines” drug dealing continues to be a priority for us in Harrogate. “County Lines” is the term used to describe a form of organised crime where criminals based in urban areas pressure vulnerable people and children into transporting, storing and selling drugs in smaller county towns. It takes its name from the […]

Inspector Martin Wedgwood: quarterly update on local policing in Selby

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Protecting vulnerable people By working together with partners in the Selby Safer Community Hub, sharing information and putting resources from all partners into solving issues and complaints, we have been targeting those suffering from anti-social behaviours by providing specific patrols and interventions to challenge the behaviour of offenders. A partnership hub with Selby District Council […]

Inspector Mark Gee: quarterly update on local policing in Richmondshire

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Speeding Speeding on our roads is an all too common offence throughout Richmondshire, both within the Richmond, Catterick, and Garrison areas, but also within the Dales sections on the country roads towards Hawes. We have been working with Operation Aegis to prevent collisions which result in serious or fatal injury through a mixture of education […]

Ten ways to protect yourself and your car from being targeted in a car key burglary

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Perpetrators will often target the owners of high-value vehicles; ‘cruising’ around residential areas looking for opportunities to exploit their security and get to their keys. Whilst burglaries of this nature are uncommon in North Yorkshire, we have seen an increase in recent months, and it is important that vehicle and home owners take simple prevention […]