Police officers and staff work with a range of local, regional and national partner organisations and agencies to protect our communities.
Click on one of the partnerships below to find out more about how we are working together to create safer neighbourhoods for each and every community in North Yorkshire and the City of York.
In November 2004, a new road safety partnership was established to make the roads in York and North Yorkshire safer. 95 Alive aims to ensure that 95 more people will be alive in 2010 who otherwise would have been killed on the area's road if the partnership had not been set up.
Action Fraud is the UK's national fraud and internet crime reporting centre. They provide a central point of contact for information about fraud and financially motivated internet crime. If you've been scammed, ripped off or conned, there is something you can do about it - get in touch with them.
The Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) is an independent, professionally-led strategic body. In the public interest and, in and active partnership with Government and the Association of Police Authorities, ACPO leads and coordinates the direction and development of the police service in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. In times of national need ACPO - on behalf of all chief officers - coordinates the strategic policing response.
Child Rescue Alert is a system that fast-tracks police appeals about a child abduction to broadcasters in the UK. The idea is to quickly engage the public through the media, to increase the number of eyes and ears on the streets. A typical appeal will include the description of the child, a description of the suspected abductor and any vehicle they are driving, together with location details.
The 1998 Crime and Disorder Act established partnerships between the police, local authorities, probation service, health authorities, the voluntary sector, and local residents and businesses, to work to reduce crime and disorder in their area.
Crimestoppers is an independent UK-wide charity working to stop crime. Crimestoppers was set up in 1988 to break the wall of silence that surrounds most crime, a wall of silence that many criminals exploit to avoid arrest.
Independent Custody Visitors are members of the public who make unannounced visits to police stations in North Yorkshire to speak to people detained in cells, to check on their welfare and the conditions in which they are being held.
Sexual and violent offending affects lives in a way no other crime does. It causes suffering to victims, their families and heightens levels of public concern in local communities. For this reason, Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements, more commonly known as MAPPA, was introduced across England and Wales as a process that supports the assessment and management of such offenders.
Neighbourhood Watch is a long established countywide voluntary organisation based on the simple philosophy of "getting together with your neighbours to reduce local crime and disorder to make your neighbourhood a safer and better place to live, work and play".
The North Yorkshire Criminal Justice Board is one of 42 Local Criminal Justice Boards (LCJBs) in England and Wales, and brings together the chief officers of all the criminal justice agencies and partnerships across York and North Yorkshire to coordinate delivery of the criminal justice system.
The North Yorkshire Strategic Partnership (NYSP) brings together the principal public sector agencies responsible for promoting the economic, social and environmental well being of communities in the county, together with partners from the voluntary and community and business sectors and each of the district-level local strategic partnerships.
The Regional Programme Team is set up to coordinate the vision of the four Police Forces and four Police Authorities of Yorkshire and the Humber to work together to build capacity and capability in specialist and strategic areas of policing, particularly protective services.
The Ripon Museum Trust was set up in 1981 "to provide and maintain a museum or museums in Ripon" and opened the Prison and Police Museum in 1984. The Trust is responsible for the largest collection of police memorabilia in the North of England, including those of the North Yorkshire and West Yorkshire Police forces.
Safeguarding Children Boards are comprised of agencies and professionals responsible for promoting children's welfare and helping to protect children from abuse and neglect.
Victim Support is the independent charity for victims and witnesses of crime in England and Wales.
York and North Yorkshire Probation Trust is a criminal justice agency, responsible for protecting the public in North Yorkshire by punishing and rehabilitating offenders. Across the county we are working to reduce crime and to help build safer communities.
The York Safeguarding Adults Board is a multi-agency group committed to protecting all vulnerable adults.
The four Yorkshire and Humberside police authorities (for North, South and West Yorkshire and Humberside) are leading the way with the formation of the first Joint Committee, set up to promote and oversee collaborative working across the four police forces in the region.