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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
Nantwich police station to open an hour a day during lockdown

Nantwich police station to open an hour a day during lockdown

Nantwich police station will open a helpdesk for an hour day for residents who have no other means of reporting crime during the lockdown.

The station on Beam Street is one of 16 which will open for one hour a day to offer a service for members of the public who cannot contact the Constabulary online or via the phone.

April 9, 2020
New Cheshire Police scheme to address criminals’ behaviour

New Cheshire Police scheme to address criminals’ behaviour

Offenders guilty of crimes like stalking, domestic abuse and exploitation will be offered intervention to address their behaviour under a new Cheshire Police programme.

The scheme will see police officers, victim advocates and healthcare professionals working with victims and offenders of violent crimes.

March 16, 2020
Cheshire Police secures £100,000 funding for new Tasers

Cheshire Police secures £100,000 funding for new Tasers

Cheshire Police has been awarded more than £100,000 by the Home Office to purchase new Tasers.

The bid, submitted by police and crime commissioner (PCC) David Keane, will allow Cheshire Constabulary to buy 130 Tasers over the next 12 months.

March 13, 2020
Cheshire frontline officer training to support sex victims

Cheshire frontline officer training to support sex victims

Police officers across Cheshire are to be specially trained on how to support victims of sexual violence.

Every frontline officer will soon receive training amid complaints from some victims of “inappropriate” and “insensitive” responses.

February 12, 2020
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