Boats exchanging illegal drugs, suspect packages tossed overboard, a dramatic interception at sea and police dog searches in the harbour – that was the scene at Whitby Harbour today (Wednesday 6 June) as North Yorkshire Police and other agencies carried out a live practice exercise for Project Kraken.
A new Domestic Abuse Scrutiny Panel is being set up by Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, to review and improve the handling of domestic abuse cases and the support and safeguarding of victims in North Yorkshire.
Over two days in July, candidates for North Yorkshire’s new Chief Constable will be put through their paces. Would you like to take part? Do you have strong opinions about policing and community safety? Are you keen to hear how a new Chief might respond?
“Everyone can make a difference in the fight against sexual abuse and exploitation.” That’s the message from sexual abuse prevention charity re:shape, who – in partnership with NSPCC, Crimestoppers, Survive, the National Organisation for Treatment of Sexual Abusers and the National Council for Voluntary Organisations – has launched the Prevent Sexual Harm: A Community Response campaign.
Julia Mulligan, the elected Police and Crime Commissioner is inviting questions for the next meeting of the monthly police accountability meeting. To be held on Tuesday 22 May at 13:30, and webcast LIVE, the Commissioner is focusing on harassment and stalking.
Rural communities are today being encouraged to complete the National Rural Crime Survey and make their views known about rural policing in North Yorkshire.
York teenager Josh Barter learnt how to rescue someone from a burning building during a five day training course aimed at changing the behaviour of those at risk of offending.
Julia has today submitted her response to the Ministry of Justice’s consultation on the future of Northallerton court. This follows a face-to-face meeting with Minister Lucy Frazer QC in London, at which Julia set out her concerns, as well as discussed ideas for the future.
“Today there have been some announcements on proposals on Fire Governance from other PCCs around the country, but the decision about the North Yorkshire proposal has not yet been announced.