As traditional detective methods become redundant police must adopt a “new set of skills” to prepare for the future, Norfolk’s chief constable has warned.
Council tax bills to pay for policing in Norfolk are to rise by more than 10pc, with the county’s chief constable saying the extra money is essential to keep communities safe.
Drug dealers are targeting schools in Norfolk and recruiting local youngsters to act as mules, a senior police officer has warned.
People will today learn just how much of their money they will be asked to hand over to pay for Norfolk’s police force over the next 12 months.
Ex-police officers and veterans are being hired on zero hours contracts to replace PCSOs guarding crime scenes.
Norfolk’s police chief has said freezing council tax next year would “inevitably” lead to fewer police officers.
At least five people have been the victims of stabbings in Norwich in the last two months.
Norfolk’s chief constable has vowed to “surge” officers into local communities as a result of his decision to scrap PCSOs.
Norfolk’s police chief has said he will make a case for more police officers on the street, but it would mean a rise in council tax.
Norfolk police could be in danger of hitting “an historic low” in officer numbers, if the government goes through with plans to change the way police pensions are paid.
Police officers and staff who have died in service will be forever remembered as part of a memorial wall which has been unveiled at the force’s Wymondham headquarters.
Norfolk’s emergency services chiefs have welcomed a new law which will double the maximum sentence for anyone convicted of assaulting an emergency service worker to twelve months.
The Norfolk chief of police has welcomed a new law introducing longer maximum sentences for those convicted of assaults on emergency services workers.
Norfolk’s chief constable has admitted the county’s rate of solving domestic abuse and rape crimes do not make good reading - with just one in 16 of the latter solved.
A Norfolk police officer who bravely tackled a samurai sword-wielding attacker who claimed he was going to kill his wife has won a regional award for police bravery.
Inappropriate calls to the police’s 101 non-emergency number are contributing to delays in the service.
A budget deficit of £1.6m at Norfolk Police will be slashed after the Home Office awarded the force a share of £800,000 special grant funding for the search for missing airman Corrie McKeague.
This week 91 PCSOs and 10 staff will leave Norfolk Police, at an estimated redundancy cost of more than £2m.
Motorists are being warned to only travel if absolutely necessary tonight with gusting winds creating snow drifts and impassable roads, particularly in rural areas.
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