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Police and crime commissioner hopefuls get a grilling – who cares?

MORE bobbies on the beat, funding and cyber crime were among the subjects on which the four candidates vying to become Derbyshire’s first Police and Crime Commissioner were grilled at a  hustings debate. Rod Hutton, Simon Spencer, David Gale and Alan … Continue reading

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National park in heritage-crime crackdown

The Peak District National Park has joined a countrywide drive to crack down on heritage crime. The Peak District National Park Authority will target thieves and vandals who target precious ancient monuments and property owners who flout conservation rules. The … Continue reading

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Watch out there’s a thief about!

Police are reminding visitors to beauty spots in Derbyshire to do their bit to help deter opportunist thieves. It is after a number of thefts have been reported from vehicles in the Hathersage area, as people head out to on walks … Continue reading

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Derbyshire’s crime rates are falling

If estate agents needed a reason to talk up house prices in Derbyshire then here it is. DERBYSHIRE Police are making continued progress in their fight to drive down crime rates and make the county safer, it has been revealed. Latest … Continue reading

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Police chopper effective

Figures released recently show that, countywide, police helicopter crews helped to find 214 crime suspects in Derbyshire between January 1st and December 1st 2011. During the same period, the crews searched for 126 missing people, found 26 stolen or suspect vehicles … Continue reading

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Free Booze puts Crims behind bars

Criminals were caught in a classic sting Chesterfield and North Derbyshire when undercover officers offered them free booze. Suspected offenders were sent a letter saying they’d been chosen to get a crate of booze – but when they arranged a delivery … Continue reading

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Crime falls in Derbyshire

CRIME is continuing to fall in Derbyshire, according to the latest figures published by the police. During the first six months of the year, overall crime fell by six per cent across the county compared to the same period last … Continue reading

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