Post Tagged with: "Cheshire Police"

Elderly couple lose £2,000 in Nantwich distraction theft

Elderly couple lose £2,000 in Nantwich distraction theft

Police in Nantwich have warned residents to be on guard after revealing how an elderly couple had £2,000 stolen while out shopping at Sainsbury’s.

Officers told councillors at a Nantwich Town Council meeting that distraction thefts are likely to rise in the run up to Christmas.

November 8, 2019
92-year-old Nantwich man set up first Cheshire Police dog unit

92-year-old Nantwich man set up first Cheshire Police dog unit

When PC Alan Friday went to see a man about a dog in Nantwich he ended up learning some new tricks.

That’s because he met up with 92-year-old Peter Dainty – a retired officer who set up Cheshire’s first ever police dog unit.

August 30, 2019
Reaseheath College “cyber crime” garden earns praise at RHS Flower Show

Reaseheath College “cyber crime” garden earns praise at RHS Flower Show

A ‘Cyber Crime’ show garden designed and built by Reaseheath students in Nantwich was sowing the seeds of online safety to visitors at the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park.

The garden, commissioned by Cheshire Police and sponsored by Barclays, highlights the importance of staying safe online and features the Constabulary’s 5Cs (Create, Cover, Confidentiality, Click, Connect) Guide to Online Safety.

July 21, 2019
Criminal Resolution Orders used in Cheshire for serious offences

Criminal Resolution Orders used in Cheshire for serious offences

Cheshire Police are resolving around 3% of reported crimes with Criminal Resolution orders, according to latest figures.

And CRs, which do not appear on a criminal record or standard DBS check, have been used for serious crimes such as possession of a firearm, rape of a girl under 13, other sex offences and aggravated burglary.

June 20, 2019
Cheshire Police loses officer recruitment discrimination tribunal

Cheshire Police loses officer recruitment discrimination tribunal

Cheshire Police has been forced to review its recruitment process after an employment tribunal ruled it had discriminated against an individual applying to join them.

The case was brought by 25-year-old Matthew Furlong on the grounds of sexual orientation, race and sex.

June 5, 2019
Cheshire Police drop probe into fox death in Wrenbury

Cheshire Police drop probe into fox death in Wrenbury

Cheshire Police have dropped an investigation into the death of a fox in Wrenbury during the hunt season.

Police say there is “insufficient evidence” that the incident in December 2018 was as a result of “deliberate and intentional hunting”.

June 3, 2019
Policing Cheshire’s badger cull costs more than £1.3 million, figures show

Policing Cheshire’s badger cull costs more than £1.3 million, figures show

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
The policing of Cheshire’s badger cull has cost taxpayers more than £1.3 million in the past two years.

Figures released by Cheshire Police show the force’s cull operation cost £484,892.16 last year – following the £831,093.07 cost in 2017.

March 20, 2019
Cheshire Police joins operation to tackle knife crime in the county

Cheshire Police joins operation to tackle knife crime in the county

Cheshire Police are working with partners as part of the national Operation Sceptre campaign to tackle knife crime.

It is a week of action that runs from March 11 to 17 and aims to reduce the impact of knife crime in communities.

March 11, 2019
227 Cheshire drivers arrested for drink or drug driving in festive crackdown

227 Cheshire drivers arrested for drink or drug driving in festive crackdown

Cheshire Police arrested 227 county drivers during its festive crackdown on drink or drug driving.

Among those were 25 people in Crewe and Nantwich area arrested for driving under influence of drugs – the highest of any area of the county, and a rise on previous years.

January 16, 2019
121 wanted criminals arrested in Cheshire Police Christmas crackdown

121 wanted criminals arrested in Cheshire Police Christmas crackdown

Cheshire Police chiefs say they have rounded up 121 wanted criminals in a Christmas operation to make the streets safer.

Operation Jingles ran throughout December as part of the Constabulary’s “All We Want For Christmas” campaign focusing on areas of crime prevention such as burglary, drink-driving and robbery.

January 2, 2019
Fears over rising mental health problems among Cheshire Police officers

Fears over rising mental health problems among Cheshire Police officers

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A former Cheshire Police officer has claimed sickness levels will continue to rise in the force after a report found that mental health issues are common.

Bob Fousert and Sally Hardwick, independent members of the police and crime panel, visited the occupational health unit at Cheshire Police’s headquarters in Winsford.

December 19, 2018
1,600 Cheshire Police officers now wearing body video cameras

1,600 Cheshire Police officers now wearing body video cameras

A total of 1,600 officers at Cheshire Constabulary are now using body worn video cameras following the completion of a force-wide roll out.

The cameras are being worn by officers and PCSOs and are proving to be an essential piece of operational kit.

December 4, 2018
Woman, 72, robbed at cash machine outside supermarket in Crewe

Woman, 72, robbed at cash machine outside supermarket in Crewe

A 72-year-old pensioner was robbed at a cash machine outside a supermarket in Crewe, police say.

The victim was withdrawing money from an ATM outside Morrison’s on Dunwoody Way when she was approached from behind by an unknown man.

November 22, 2018