Ruth talks about the differences between being a PCSO in a rural and urban location and how she supports her local community. PCSO Ruth Pearson I’ve been a Police Community Support Officer based in Skipton for 13 and a half years now and the time has flown by, which is a good indication of how […]
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Service Improvement Manager for the Force Control Room, Inspector Mark Proctor blogs about changes we have made when you call 101. We all recognise that frustrating feeling of making a call and being left waiting for someone to pick up at the other end. And from previous posts on social media about calling 101, we […]
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 […]
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 […]