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Police sport initiatives in York reach hundreds of children over summer months

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Officers from York Neighbourhood Policing teams have seen success in engaging with young people through the first few months of a new partnership with sports clubs across the city. Launched in July, to coincide with the school summer holidays, the partnership with the York City Knights Foundation has allowed the Neighbourhood Policing Team to join […]

North Yorkshire Police team up with York sports clubs

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Officers from York Neighbourhood Policing Teams yesterday (19 July 2021) marked the start of a new partnership with sports club York City Knights and York’s three community rugby league clubs, Heworth, Acorn and The New Earswick All Blacks, to engage with young people across the city. Members of the Neighbourhood Policing teams will join the Knights on their summer […]

Pride Month: Celebration, unity and solidarity

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June is Pride month – a month dedicated to celebrating LGBTQ+ communities all around the world. Pride is about communities coming together in celebration, protest, unity and solidarity. Pride is usually celebrated with big parades and marches, but with social distancing restrictions still in place because of the coronavirus pandemic, things will be a little […]

Our area is still the safest place in the country

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The Office for National Statistics (ONS) “Crime in England and Wales: year ending December 2020” release shows a crime rate of just 49.9 per 1,000 people – the lowest rate in the country, and far below the national rate of 80.8. North Yorkshire is the only police force area in the country that had a […]

Toolkit launched to help police tackle UK badger crime

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The National Wildlife Crime Unit’s Badger Persecution Priority Delivery Group (BPPDG) is today, National Badger Day (6 October 2020), launching a toolkit of resources to support police officers in investigating crimes against badgers. Badgers are one of the UK’s most persecuted species, despite having one of the highest levels of protection in law and it […]