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Meet our loopy and loving explosive detection search dog Isla

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“Isla’s a three-year-old Springer Spaniel and  was gifted to North Yorkshire Police two years ago. “She joined me 18 months ago and now lives in the Selby District with PD Dixon and the rest of our family. “Her initial training took seven weeks and she specialises in explosive detection. “I’m most proud of her when […]

“I now police some of the most beautiful and historic areas in the country and I’m not exaggerating when I say it’s a pleasure to do so.”

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When did you join NYP and what area do you work in? “I transferred to NYP in May 2016 and I work on the Firearms Support Unit based at Thirsk Vale House, having been initially posted to Tadcaster.” What attracted you to a career with NYP? “I wanted to work somewhere that offered different challenges, […]

Man charged with dangerous driving following police pursuit along the A1

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At around 8pm on the night of Wednesday 7 February 2018, suspicions were raised about a BMW M5 that had travelled through North Yorkshire from Merseyside. Officers began following the vehicle along the A1 near Wetherby at speeds of up to 150mph before bringing the car to a safe stop in West Yorkshire. The driver was arrested […]

CCTV appeal after thieves spend £600 on contactless transactions

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The card was stolen on New Year’s Eve and was then used in a number of Scarborough shops to carry out contactless transactions totalling £600.                 Police are appealing to anyone who can help identify the people in the images to get in touch. Anyone with any information […]