Tags: Crime & Disorder
A booklet which gives advice on a range of issues such as theft, fire and personal safety has been launched in a bid to target countryside crime and emergencies in Derbyshire.
The Derbyshire Rural Safety and Crime Prevention Guide has come about through a collaboration between Derbyshire Constabulary, Derbyshire Police and Crime... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 10:49 by Sara Atkinson
Police Spotlight Newsletter
Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 14:29 by Sara Atkinson
Drivers across Derbyshire are being urged to reduce their speed as larger numbers of cars head out onto the nation's roads.
As restrictions on movements are eased many people are heading back onto the roads for the first time in many weeks.
During the lockdown period forces across the country saw speeds rise on emptier roads – with some recording extremely high speeds of well over 100mph.
In Derbyshire... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 19 May 2020 16:59 by Sara Atkinson
The Cyber Crime and Fraud units would like to make you aware of Police Scam Protection Advice
Criminals are experts at impersonating people, organisations and the police. They spend hours researching you hoping you'll let your guard down for just a moment.
They can contact you by phone, email, text, on social media, or in person. They will try to trick you into parting with your money, personal information,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 11:05 by Sara Atkinson
Did you know there is a way to ask for police help in an emergency situation, even if you are unable to speak?
With increased measures to restrict the spread of coronavirus, many people in our communities are now isolating within their homes.
Sadly, this means that we may see a rise in cases of domestic violence and child abuse as families and couples are spending more time in close quarters than ever... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 11:36 by Sara Atkinson
Recently the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) reported a new trend in fraud related to Coronavirus, or COVID-19.
What scams are we seeing?
The majority of reports are related to online shopping scams where people have ordered protective face masks, hand sanitiser, and other products, which have never arrived.
Other frauds being reported include ticket fraud, romance fraud, charity fraud and... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 14:21 by Sara Atkinson
POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER
The newsletter highlights the work of the Commissioner, the police and other partner agencies, follow the link
Posted: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 14:35 by Sara Atkinson
Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa is inviting members of the public and local businesses to come and find out what action he has taken to improve safety in Derbyshire.
Following the conclusion of his #D383 tour, in which he covered ever town and village in the county, the Commissioner has pencilled in a series of community events to inform the public of his key findings and highlight... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:58 by Sara Atkinson
Over the next two weeks officers will be focusing on speeding drivers across the county as part of a national campaign.
One of the so called "Fatal Four" – collisions where speed was a factor killed 596 people, and seriously injured 2,686, across the UK in 2018.
Over the next two weeks officers from the Roads Policing Unit, the CREST team, Community Speed Watch, Specials and local policing units... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 13:50 by Sara Atkinson