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It’s a privilege to work in a rural community – a blog by PCSO Ruth Pearson

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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 […]

Don’t leave me hanging on the telephone!

Don’t leave me hanging on the telephone!

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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 […]

#Behindthescenes – how technology helps keep North Yorkshire safe: ANPR

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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 […]

Top gardening tips to help keep your home secure

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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 […]