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Cheshire’s new rural crime unit probes 170 crimes in three months

Cheshire’s new rural crime unit probes 170 crimes in three months

Immigration, theft of historic artefacts, animal rights issues and offensive weapons – just some of the cases dealt with by Cheshire Police’s newly rural crime team during its first three months.

January 28, 2020
New Assistant Chief Constable appointed by Cheshire Police

New Assistant Chief Constable appointed by Cheshire Police

Cheshire Police have appointed a new Assistant Chief Constable after Jenny Sims joined the force.

She will oversee the Operations Portfolio – which includes local policing and partnerships, uniformed operations, roads policing and the force control centre.

January 19, 2020
53 festive drink/drug drive arrests in Crewe and Nantwich

53 festive drink/drug drive arrests in Crewe and Nantwich

Fifty-three arrests were made in Crewe and Nantwich of suspected drink/drug driving during the Christmas period.

The figure was part of a total of 230 people arrested across the county by Cheshire Police in the month-long crackdown.

January 7, 2020
Cheshire Police to open recruitment window in January

Cheshire Police to open recruitment window in January

Cheshire Police is opening its Police Constable Recruitment window on January 6.

People will be able to apply for PC positions along with a number of other roles in the Constabulary.

January 1, 2020
Cheshire Police drink drive campaign “pleads” with motorists

Cheshire Police drink drive campaign “pleads” with motorists

A police officer is pleading with road users in Nantwich not get behind the wheel after having an alcoholic drink or taking drugs this Christmas.

A hard-hitting month-long campaign by Cheshire Constabulary and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service aims to educate and target drink/drug drivers.

December 11, 2019
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