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Recruitment Open For Police Community Support Officers

Working as a PCSO involves tackling crime and anti-social behaviour in your local community. It can be demanding, but pretty exciting too, as each day brings new challenges.
There are vacancies across Derbyshire and this is the first time they have been open for recruitment in more than a year. So, this is a rare opportunity to apply for a job with a supportive organisation, serving the community, protecting... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Jan 2022 14:06 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Crime & Disorder, Press Releases

Christmas Crime Prevention Advice From Neighbourhood Alert

It's the time of year when people have valuable Christmas gifts stored in their homes and temptation increases for burglars.

The following crime prevention tips will help you to reduce the risk of becoming a sneak-in burglary victim, particularly during the winter months -
• Always secure and lock your doors and windows, even if you are just popping out or when you are in the back garden.
•... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Dec 2021 12:29 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Crime & Disorder, Press Releases

Police and Crime Plan To Deliver Strong Local Policing is Now Launched

Derbyshire's Police and Crime plan designed to increase visible policing presence across Derbyshire and reduce crime across Derbyshire has now been published.

Police and Crime Commissioners have a legislative duty to produce a local Police and Crime Plan to set local policing priorities for their area. They hold the Chief Constable to account for delivering on these priorities and for providing an effective... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Dec 2021 13:23 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Crime & Disorder

Police Notice - Theft of Catalytic Converters

Did you know a thief can take the catalytic converter from your car in a matter of minutes and leave you to foot the bill?

Precious metals such as rhodium, platinum and palladium are used in catalytic converters. The price of some of these metals has risen sharply in recent years and as a result has led to an increase in the theft of catalytic convertors.

Cars that are most often targeted are hybrid... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Dec 2021 11:07 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Crime & Disorder

Keep your Christmas, Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping safe

Whether it's getting the Christmas list ticked off, that last minute gift for someone special or a treat for ourselves, most of us will be buying more online this festive season.
It's fantastic being able to take advantage of the convenience, choice and value brought by the internet, but unfortunately it is also a favourite haunt of fraudsters, vying to take advantage of the fact that you have so many... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 16:02 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Crime & Disorder, Press Releases

Online Shopping Scams - BEWARE!!!

New data from Action Fraud, the national reporting centre for fraud and cyber crime, reveals that 28,049 shoppers were conned out of their money when shopping online over the Christmas period last year – an increase of almost two thirds (61 per cent) when compared to the same period in the previous year.
Ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Action Fraud is warning the public to take extra care... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 15:55 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Crime & Disorder, Press Releases

Free Digital Skills Support

Free Digital Skills Support

The Citizens Advice Bureau is offering help to anyone over 50 who would like to improve their digital skills - or just learn what is possible. They have a tablet lending service if you do not have kit of your own.

Posted: Tue, 31 Aug 2021 15:54 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Crime & Disorder

Get Safe Online

Samantha HANCOCK is the Cyber Protect Officer for Derbyshire Police, and her role is to raise awareness of Cybercrime, Fraud and Scams to help local residents and businesses steer clear of cybercrime and fraud.
Did you know that online crime now accounts for more reports than "traditional" crimes, and that is despite many incidents of cybercrime not being formally reported?
Samantha will intermittently... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Aug 2021 11:05 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Crime & Disorder

A booklet to increase safety in rural areas has been launched in Derbyshire

Derbyshire Rural Safety and Crime Prevention Guide | Derbyshire Constabulary

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

Tags: Crime & Disorder, Press Releases

Police Spotlight Newsletter

Police Spotlight Newsletter

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 14:29 by Sara Atkinson

Tags: Crime & Disorder, Press Releases

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