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North Yorkshire Police and The Open University announce major new education partnership for police recruits

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  North Yorkshire Police and The Open University have (today) announced a new collaboration delivering specialist education for police officers from July 2020. This follows the College of Policing’s introduction of a new Policing Education Qualifications Framework (PEQF) framework for all 43 police forces in England and Wales to enable the police service to become […]

Week of action against knife crime has positive impact

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North Yorkshire Police week of action against knife crime as part of national Operation Sceptre has seen positive results. Surrender bins at eight police stations across the county resulted in over 140 knives or blades safely handed in and officers undertook a number of interventions under the force’s Operation Divan which aims to identify and […]

Former accountant jailed for importing cocaine into North Yorkshire

Former accountant jailed for importing cocaine into North Yorkshire

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On 10 October 2017, UK Border Force officers intercepted a parcel sent from an address in Belgium, addressed to Steven Meakes at his home in Harrogate. Preliminary checks indicated that inside the parcel was a quantity of cocaine, with an approximate value of £1,200. Officers from North Yorkshire Police attended Meakes’ home address, a rented […]

Appeal following burglary at Richmond public toilets

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The burglary happened at around 2.40am on Tuesday 17 September 2019. The toilets were broken into, money was stolen from within and a significant amount of damage was caused. We are asking for the public’s help to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about any people or […]