Post Tagged with: "Cheshire Police"

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
£600,000 spent on body cameras by Cheshire Police

£600,000 spent on body cameras by Cheshire Police

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
More than £600,000 has been spent on body-worn video cameras by Cheshire police since 2017.

A freedom of information request to the force shows that £535,000 was spent on equipping ‘frontline operational’ officers with the technology since 2018, with another £90,000 for ‘taser officers and football spotters’.

November 5, 2020
19 arrested in Cheshire Police crackdown on “county lines” criminals

19 arrested in Cheshire Police crackdown on “county lines” criminals

Nineteen people have been arrested by Cheshire Police during a week of action targeting “county lines” criminals in the county.

Officers arrested 14 men and five women on suspicion of drug offences and executed a number of warrants which resulted in heroin and cocaine being seized.

September 26, 2020
Cheshire Police vows to improve safety amid 50 attacks on officers each month

Cheshire Police vows to improve safety amid 50 attacks on officers each month

Cheshire Police chiefs have vowed to increase safety of its officers amid shocking statistics which show they suffer an average 50 attacks a month.

Bosses have reacted to a national review which included a survey of more than 40,000 officers across the UK in response to concerns about a rising tide of assaults and violence against officers.

September 2, 2020
Cheshire Police unveils new crime-tackling drone

Cheshire Police unveils new crime-tackling drone

Cheshire Police have unveiled a new drone as it takes to the skies to tackle crime in the county.

The Matrice 300RTK drone, also known as an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), will equip the frontline with a powerful tool to support officers in their daily duties.

August 24, 2020
Cheshire Police warning amid 22% rise in fraud during lockdown

Cheshire Police warning amid 22% rise in fraud during lockdown

Residents in South Cheshire are being warned to be vigilant following a 22% rise in fraud offences since lockdown began.

Cheshire Police are investigating a variety of fraud offences reported including online shopping scams, fraudulent emails, hoax text messages, cold callers and even fraudulent pet sales.

June 5, 2020