Each year the Force collects nominations for officers, staff and volunteers who have shown particular courage, compassion and inspiration in the course of their duties. A shortlist is selected and put to public vote. Past winners of the Public Choice Award include PC Richard Farrar, who single-handedly tackled an armed thief, PC Mike Tinsley for handling […]
Archive – September, 2018
Read the latest local appeals, news stories and missing person alerts. The full list of stories, in date order, is below. But you can use "categories" and "neighbourhoods" to filter your selection.
The plaque, in memory of 25-year-old PC Norman Garnham, was provided by the Police Memorial Trust and is placed on the courtyard wall of The Green Howards’ Museum in the town centre. PC Garnham was the first North Yorkshire Police officer to be murdered on duty when, on 2 March 1977, hitch-hiker Colin Simpson, 18, […]
The 10 metre long Cheetah Marine catamaran has been specially built in the Isle of Wight over the past few months and is now ready for service. On Saturday 29 September from 10am our officers will be at Hull Marina for the official launch of the new boat which is happening at midday. It is […]
The assault happened outside the Black Horse Public House on the High Street in Skipton at about 11.30pm. The male victim sustained facial injuries and received medical treatment due to his injuries. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information from […]
It happened on Esplanade Road at around 9.30am on Thursday 23 August 2018 and involved a local authority employee being assaulted by a member of a public walking their dog. The assault resulted in minor injury to the employee. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In […]
The Herbert Protocol is a form that is completed by a person with dementia, their family or their carers. It includes detailed information about the individual, including places they may be likely to visit, habits and routines, travel patterns and contacts. The information is collected in “slow time” before a missing-from-home incident, and can then […]