Post Tagged with: "Cheshire Police"

Cheshire Police first in North West to use GPS tags on serial offenders

Cheshire Police first in North West to use GPS tags on serial offenders

Cheshire Police is the first force in North West to start using GPS technology to help prevent re-offending.

It has started using Electronic Monitoring Services (EMS) tags for serial offenders who are released from prison.

May 4, 2022
Former World Darts champion Hankey charged with sexual assault

Former World Darts champion Hankey charged with sexual assault

Former World Darts champion Ted Hankey has been charged by Cheshire Police with the sexual assault of a woman.

The charge relates to an incident that occurred in Cheshire in September 2021.

March 31, 2022
Cheshire emergency services urge care as Storm Eunice set to hit

Cheshire emergency services urge care as Storm Eunice set to hit

Cheshire Police are advising residents not to travel tomorrow (February 18) as Storm Eunice is set to hit the county.

An Amber weather warning has been issued for Cheshire for most of Friday as powerful winds of up to 80mph and torrential rain is forecast.

February 17, 2022
Domestic abuse cases rising in Cheshire East, warns police chief

Domestic abuse cases rising in Cheshire East, warns police chief

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Stamping out domestic abuse is a priority for Cheshire Police and the force’s aim is to prevent anyone becoming a future victim, a top officer said.

One in four women are likely to be a victim of domestic abuse and the number of reported cases in Cheshire East increased during lockdown.

December 10, 2021
Cheshire Police launch charity canine crime-fighter calendar

Cheshire Police launch charity canine crime-fighter calendar

A fundraising calendar showcasing the role of Cheshire Police’s canine crimefighters has been launched.

Each month features one of the force’s dogs in action, highlighting the work they do supporting armed operations, chasing criminals and searching for missing people.

November 10, 2021
Funded holiday activities available in Cheshire East

Funded holiday activities available in Cheshire East

Everybody Sport and Recreation are to stage free holiday activity sessions for youngsters.

Holiday Activity Funding from Cheshire East Council has created places as well as packed lunches provided by Taste for Life for children who are entitled to receive free school meals.

July 15, 2021
Shocking rise in stalking incidents in Cheshire, latest figures show

Shocking rise in stalking incidents in Cheshire, latest figures show

Stalking incidents in Cheshire have more than doubled in a year to more than 1,650, latest statistics reveal.

But new Stalking Protection Orders (SPOs) brought in 18 months ago have only been used 18 times by Cheshire Police, BBC Data Unit figures show.

June 15, 2021
Cheshire Police dogs issued ID cards to tighten law on attacks

Cheshire Police dogs issued ID cards to tighten law on attacks

Cheshire’s police dogs have been issued with individual collar numbers and ID cards in a bid to protect them from injuries and attacks by suspects.

The introduction of collar numbers comes after the passing of Finn’s Law in 2019.

May 12, 2021
Cheshire Police to stage Crewe roadshow to tackle domestic abuse

Cheshire Police to stage Crewe roadshow to tackle domestic abuse

Cheshire Police officers are working with Crimestoppers to stage a series of roadshows aimed at tackling domestic abuse.

The series of “Our Door Is Open” roadshows are being held with partners from criminal justice and health, victim support and advocacy service.

May 3, 2021
Cheshire detectives warn of scam police calls demanding money

Cheshire detectives warn of scam police calls demanding money

Detectives in Cheshire have warned the public following reports of phone calls purporting to be from the police demanding money and gift cards from residents.

The scam calls use a spoofed phone number associated with Cheshire Constabulary.

January 19, 2021
Domestic Abuse cases rise in Cheshire during Covid pandemic

Domestic Abuse cases rise in Cheshire during Covid pandemic

Domestic abuse cases have risen by almost 6% in Cheshire during the Covid-19 pandemic, police figures show.

Various periods of lockdown, restrictions and pressures on families have escalated incidents of domestic abuse in the county.

December 14, 2020
Cheshire Police issue no £10,000 Covid breach fines

Cheshire Police issue no £10,000 Covid breach fines

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Cheshire Police chiefs have praised the public and their officers in following and enforcing Covid-19 laws.

Superintendent Julie Westgate’s comments come after  it emerged not a single £10,000 fine had been dished out by the force.

December 9, 2020
Cheshire Police Chief Constable Darren Martland to retire in 2021

Cheshire Police Chief Constable Darren Martland to retire in 2021

Cheshire Constabulary Chief Constable Darren Martland is to retire in spring 2021, it has been announced.

Police and Crime Commissioner David Keane today praised his dedication to policing in Cheshire and for more than three decades of service as a police officer.

December 3, 2020