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Julia Mulligan welcomes government announcement on Chief Constable pay and allowances

Following the government’s announcement on Chief Constable pay and allowances, Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, said: “I very much welcome the measures announced on Chief Officer pay transparency. This is something that I have been championing for years and have spoken to the Home Office about many times.  It may remind people […]

Planning approval granted for former police HQ

Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, said: “I’m pleased that Hambleton Council’s Planning Committee has today approved plans for North Yorkshire Police’s former headquarters to be turned into a residential education centre. Newby Wiske Hall was not fit as a modern police headquarters, and was also very expensive to run, costing approximately […]

Officer who arrested knifeman in York presented with an award in recognition of his courage

Whilst he was on duty one busy Saturday night, PC Farrar noticed a man acting suspiciously near a bike rack in York city centre. Fearing a theft might be in progress, PC Farrar approached the man, who was drunk and abusive. PC Farrar noticed that the man was trying to pull something from his waistband – only later did he discover that something was a 12 inch knife.