Crime and Policing Update

Latest News from Northamptonshire Police

20_5Louise Hough C1174 (Police, Corporate Communications, Northamptonshire) has sent us this latest update for Woodford ward which includes Cannons Ashby, Preston Capes and Woodford Halse.

Incidents of note reported in since last update

  • A vehicle was broken into in Sycamore Avenue, Woodford Halse, Thursday 18 July

News in brief from around Northamptonshire

A crackdown on foreign criminals using Northamptonshire’s roads saw 50 traffic offences detected last week. Read more

The County Schools’ Challenge has been won by the Weavers School in Wellingborough. Read more

Police are reminding children about the dangers of swimming and bathing in water during the hot summer weather. Read more

Police arrested six people, seized 21 vehicles and carried out 12 search warrants yesterday (Wednesday 17 July), during a countywide day of action to tackle burglary, vehicle crime and drug dealing. Read more

Police dogs from Northamptonshire visited a guide dog fun day to help raise awareness of the valuable work and companionship working guide dogs do for the visually impaired. Read more

Graduates of the Northamptonshire Jam in the Hood scheme were invited to a Big Connect event in the Business Design Centre in London, attended by HRH Prince Charles. Read more

Northamptonshire police and crime commissioner Adam Simmonds says that improvement is still needed in the police’s performance on child protection following a report by Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary (HMIC). Read more

Child protection inspection – Response from Assistant Chief Constable Russ Foster Read more

Northamptonshire Police Special Constabulary had a busy time during June, making 44 arrests, recording 111 crimes, seizing 13 vehicles and carrying out 76 alcohol seizures. Read more

A new device is set to catch out motorists who take drugs and then drive. This month, officers will be conducting a simple saliva test which can test for cannabis use on the spot. Read more

103 people were arrested last month for being over the legal limit, as part of the drink and drug drive campaign. This is a reduction of 29 per cent compared with 145 people last year. Read more
Police in Northamptonshire will be visiting a few hot spots in the county during the summer holidays – but all in the line of duty. The long school break always results in an increased number of anti-social behaviour incidents during the months of July and August. Read more
Police in Northamptonshire have signed up to Kick It Out’s ‘One Game, One Community’ football anti-racism campaign.  Kick It Out was started 20 years ago by the Commission for Racial Equality and the Professional Footballers’ Association. Read more
Speech by Adam Simmonds, Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner, to Reform’s Criminal Justice Conference on “Safeguarding the future: Policing and technology for the 21st century”. Read more