North Yorkshire Police recently released figures showing the fastest speed its safety camera vans recorded in a 30mph zone was 82mph, on Wetherby Road, Harrogate. No pedestrian would survive being hit by a car travelling at that speed, and death would probably be instantaneous. It’s a horrendous thought. Unfortunately, our officers see the aftermath of […]
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1. Some masks can obstruct vision, a potential danger, when crossing roads. Consider using face paints instead. 2. If your children are out on the streets, make sure they are wearing visible clothing – consider using reflective tape. 3. When trick or treating, Children should go out in groups, younger children should be accompanied by […]
Over the past three years the number of potential victims of modern slavery and human trafficking identified in North Yorkshire has risen significantly, this follows the national trend, which is believed to be due to the rise in awareness. Today (Thursday, 18 October) marks anti-slavery day which if another opportunity to raise awareness and highlight […]
When asked about why she wanted to support hate crime awareness week Sergeant Billings said: “Hate crime awareness week is important as the impact of, not only the crime, but the motivation behind it, can be truly devastating. “Being treated differently because of essentially who you are can have profound negative effects on the victim, […]
A blog by Denise Spence, a proud member of police staff who was recently handed a long service award after twenty years at NYP
Everyone will have seen a headline at some point about an offender who has gone on to commit offences despite previously being known to the authorities. But what you rarely hear about are those who don’t reoffend or are caught early due to the work of everyone involved in MAPPA. While we cannot eliminate all […]