County lines is something that has recently been at the top of the national news agenda, with news reports frequently covering county lines police operations and convictions from all across the country. But what is county lines, how can you spot it and what are the police doing about it? “County lines” is the term […]
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While we don’t know the exact number of children in the UK who have experienced neglect, a NPSCC study estimated that 1 in 10 children in the UK has been neglected and that 1 in 5 children have experienced severe maltreatment.* We read shocking statistics like this, but often we think “not in my town, […]
A black Mercedes saloon collided with a lorry on the A168 near Grafton. Officers were called to the scene at 10.15am. Ambulance crews also attended. Sadly the Mercedes driver, believed to be a man in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene. The lorry driver was not seriously hurt. The road is currently closed […]
Many people think slavery is a thing of the past. Very sadly, they’d be wrong, as modern slavery is happening right now, all over the UK, including here in North Yorkshire. Modern slavery is thought to be one of the most lucrative forms of organised crime, with the International Labour Organisation estimating its global annual […]
Some time between the afternoon of Friday 21 June, and the morning of Sunday 23 June 2019, a compound in a layby at Dalton on Tees, just off the A167 Darlington to Northallerton road, was broken into. Suspects cut a lock and chain from the compound gates to gain entry, and stole a low loader […]
As part of the week of action, we’re looking behind the scenes and seeing what the roles of those who work at the very forefront of safeguarding involves. Today’s blog comes from Rebecca Cobby, who works as a Domestic Abuse Coordinator here at North Yorkshire Police: “My day starts with a review of the domestic […]