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Police team up with bank for community campaign to fight fraud

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As part of Operation Cracker, Police Community Support Officers, Cybercrime Ambassadors and Police Volunteers, joined by NatWest Bank, will be taking part in a programme of events in libraries, supermarkets and garden centres over the winter months. Sergeant Harriet Williamson, of Filey and Eastfield Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “Cyber-enabled fraud is on the rise, and […]

Update: Wanted man Thomas John Cassidy arrested

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He is currently in police custody. North Yorkshire Police wishes to thank the media and public for their assistance with this investigation. Original release: Scarborough police appeal to find wanted Thomas John Cassidy Mr Cassidy is wanted by police for breaching a restraining order and assault. Officers have carried out numerous enquiries to trace him […]

Project Servator: 200 extra pairs of eyes looking out for criminals

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The training means that there are now another 200 pairs of eyes at key locations in the county watching out for the signs of potential criminal activity in addition to the force’s unpredictable policing deployments under Project Servator. Project Servator was introduced in North Yorkshire in April 2017 and is designed to disrupt a range […]

Glittering awards ceremony recognises youngsters’ community spirit

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Dozens of youngsters gathered at York Racecourse on Wednesday 13 November 2019 to receive well-earned recognition for their efforts in this summer’s Lifestyle Challenge. North Yorkshire Police’s Lifestyle Challenge gives young people aged between 10 and 17 a positive project to do over the break. Teams were invited to think of a project that they […]

Celebrating success at this year’s annual awards

Celebrating success at this year’s annual awards

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The award, which is decided by public vote, was presented to PC Brad Jackson, Deputy Secretary of the North Yorkshire Police Federation in respect to the support he provided to the family and colleagues of PC Mick ‘Aky’ Atkinson, following Mick’s death in October 2018. Brad was a close friend of Mick’s and had been […]

Rory Johnson Hatfield

Rory Johnson Hatfield

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Chief Inspector Allan Wescott, senior investigating officer said: “As another year goes by, our hearts go out to Rory’s parents, Liz and Doug and all his family and friends, at what must be a very difficult time for them. “As we have stated previously, the investigation into Rory’s disappearance in York on the night of […]