As one disease retreats, we need to stop another re-emerging
A message from Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, UK head of CT Policing
The events in Reading on Saturday 20 June were horrifying. Once again families are grieving and a community is in mourning.
For this to have happened after all we have gone through with coronavirus is especially devastating. But sadly, as one disease retreats, we need to... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 21:04 by Will Smith
Northamptonshire Police is supporting a new East Midlands regional counter terrorism policing campaign aimed at supporting people away from 'negative influence' during lockdown and beyond.
As schools remain closed and many work from home to reduce the spread of Covid-19, a series of animations have being released to explain Prevent and its work in safeguarding the vulnerable against the risk of radicalisation.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 26 May 2020 15:48 by Will Smith
Worrying signs that incidents of birds of prey being killed or injured could be on rise.
Northamptonshire Police is joining with other police forces across the country today (Friday, May 15), in a virtual Operation Owl day of action to highlight bird of prey persecution as numbers of reported incidents show no signs of slowing down.
Launched in February 2018, Operation Owl is a joint initiative by North... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 17 May 2020 18:01 by Will Smith
Detectives in Northamptonshire are issuing a warning to the public following an incident of courier fraud in Wellingborough on Monday, April 27.
At about 10am, fraudsters pretending to be police officers called a woman in her 80s and told her they needed her to withdraw £2000 to enable them to investigate alleged corruption within her bank.
When she asked what she should tell her bank if they enquired... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 03 May 2020 12:22 by Will Smith
Northamptonshire Police's Force Control Room (FCR) has just seen the biggest intake the Force has had for a number of years with 15 new starters who joined on April 14.
The new FCR Operatives are joining the Force during unprecedented times which sees the emergency services having to deal with the additional strain of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The recruits will undergo 12 weeks of thorough training (six... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 20:18 by Will Smith
As the vast majority of young people are being schooled online, they are spending a significant amount of time on the internet. The internet is amazing tool but it does expose young people to some risk.
The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Agency's (CEOP) education team have designed some amazing resources, designed at helping parents and carers have conversation about internet safety, suitable... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 19:57 by Will Smith
As part of Northamptonshire Police's major recruitment campaign, the Force has produced a series of videos to promote the job.
Heroes of Northamptonshire features eight officers who share their personal story about what inspired them to join the Force, and their experience of fighting crime and protecting people in the county.
One of the Heroes of Northamptonshire is PC Hannah Billing. As a girl she... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 07:24 by Will Smith
Police Officers in South Northants are warning the public to remain vigilant after a recent spate of theft from motor vehicles. Read our advice about how to protect your vehicle below:
• Before you get out of your vehicle, check nothing's left out on seats, the dash, console, door pockets or in footwells. Even clothing or loose change can be enough for a thief to risk breaking in. If you can't... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 19:32 by Will Smith
After recent reports from the community raising concerns of drugs use in a car park and recreational area in Astrop Road, Middleton Cheney , the Neighbourhood Policing Team have been conducting patrols in the area.
At approximately 3pm on the afternoon of Friday 13th December Officers from the team have issued a cannabis warning to one person at the location.
Whilst we continue to include this and other... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 19:18 by Will Smith
Detectives are urging people to never give out financial details if they are cold-called by people claiming to be from the police or other official bodies.
Courier fraud happens when a victim receives an unsolicited call from someone pretending to be from an official body, claiming there has been an issue with their bank account which requires them to transfer money, or provide financial information,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 21:34 by Will Smith