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11 new Police Cadets join North Yorkshire Police

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After passing out last night at an official ceremony, the 11 young volunteers will soon be set to work in and around the York area, supporting local police and community initiatives. North Yorkshire Police now has almost 60 police cadets. The Cadet Unit continues to be run by volunteer staff, consisting of serving police officers, […]

CCTV appeal following theft from jewellers

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On 17 November 2018 at around 1.50pm, a man entered Market Cross Jewellers in the Market Place, Thirsk. The man snatched two rings out of a customer’s hand and ran out of the shop and down the street on foot. Police investigating the incident are appealing for information to try and help identify the man […]

SelectaDNA tagging spray deployed by North Yorkshire Police to catch law-breaking moped and off-road riders

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Already successfully deployed by 14 other police forces in the UK, officers will use the DNA spray to safely tag offenders who often have their faces covered while making off from the police. It marks the bikes, clothing and skin of riders and passengers with a uniquely-coded but invisible DNA that will provide forensic evidence […]