News - December, 2014

Julia Mulligan gives public say over local police tax

North Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Julia Mulligan, has today (Tuesday 23 December) launched a consultation on next year’s police precept.  Despite continuing austerity, police funding in North Yorkshire is in a relatively good state.  With about 55% of funding coming from the government and 45% locally and from other places, reductions in funding from […]

Police precept survey – YOUR view is important

As your Police & Crime Commissioner I have an obligation to set the police precept – the amount you pay for policing in your Council Tax.  Despite continuing austerity, police funding in North Yorkshire is in a relatively good state. With about 55% of funding coming from the government and 45% locally and from other […]

New Police and Crime Plan for North Yorkshire

Julia Mulligan has today (11 December 2014) published the refreshed Police and Crime Plan for North Yorkshire.  This has followed an extensive consultation with the public, who have identified four priorities for North Yorkshire: Protect vulnerable people Cut crime and anti-social behaviour Focus on prevention and early intervention Improve victim care The overall ambition is to […]

Investigation into allegations of historic sexual abuse by the late Scarborough mayor Peter Jaconelli and Jimmy Savile

Operation Hibiscus: Investigation into allegations of historic sexual abuse by the late Scarborough mayor Peter Jaconelli and Jimmy Savile  North Yorkshire Police can today [Thursday 18 December 2014] confirm the findings of an investigation into allegations of historic sexual abuse made against the late Scarborough mayor Peter Jaconelli and Jimmy Savile. Operation Hibiscus began on […]

Mobile safety camera routes week commencing Wednesday 17 December 2014

Enforcement locations for North Yorkshire Police’s mobile safety cameras for week commencing 17 December 2014. The safety cameras are now more visible then ever before with each of the three vehicles bearing the same hi-vis livery as North Yorkshire Police’s marked vehicle fleet. Photos attached. You can view the results of the safety camera enforcement activity […]

Community Fund helps offenders achieve qualifications by restoring region’s crumbling dry stone walls

During November and December, eight offenders in North Yorkshire successfully completed a six day dry stone walling course in the Yorkshire Dales and achieved an accredited basic dry stone walling qualification in the process through the Building Blocks scheme. The Building Blocks scheme is a joint project between Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) […]

Julia Mulligan welcomes police complaints consultation

The APCC has today welcomed Home Secretary Theresa May’s announcement that there will be a consultation on proposed reforms of the police complaints system.  Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire and Chair of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners’ Transparency and Integrity Standing Group, said:  “This is good news for both […]