Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa has congratulated road safety teams for their success in a new enforcement campaign – pledging to support any safety scheme that addresses the public's number one priority.
The Commissioner said speeding was an issue raised week after week at his engagement meetings throughout Derbyshire, which is why road safety had now become one of his... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 08:19 by Website Team
Our current recruitment to the Special Constabulary closes at midnight on Sunday, 27
Over the last few weeks we have been introducing you to some of our Specials who have explained what it's like to volunteer with us.
This Tuesday, 22 September at 6pm we are giving you the opportunity to meet one of those, Special Sergeant David Holmes, along with Mariah Corah, a member of our HR team, in a special Facebook... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:50 by Website Team
On Monday Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa fielded topical questions on policing and crime during an online Q&A event with the public.
The Commissioner, joined by Derbyshire's new Chief Constable Rachel Swann, welcomed 27 members of the public to the virtual chat where they responded to questions on a broad range of subjects from Covid-19 health restrictions through to concerns... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 30 Aug 2020 22:05 by Website Team
ALERT: We are aware of a new scam circulating where criminals are contacting victims claiming to be from Action Fraud. If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from Action Fraud or an automated message asking if you wish to speak with an adviser, hang up immediately. Phone numbers are easily spoofed by criminals too, so don't assume it's genuine if asked to check the number. Always verify... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 21 Aug 2020 14:21 by Website Team
Members of the public are being given the opportunity to ask questions regarding local policing services, community safety and the force's response to policing the pandemic.
Derbyshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa and senior officers from Derbyshire Constabulary will be responding to questions in a dedicated virtual question and answer session to take place via Microsoft Teams.
The... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 21 Aug 2020 14:18 by Website Team
More than 70% of young people have seen content online that they've found concerning, referring to specific violent and explicit content, according to Catch22's National Online Harms Consultation results released today.
Young respondents have called for quicker responses to addressing harmful content, blocking fake accounts, and restricting use for harmful users.
The survey, conducted between June and... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 11:48 by Website Team
Hello Neighbourhood Watch member,
We now have a new website for Derbyshire NW:
It is clear and easy to use - please have a look and browse.
The new site allows you to:
- Find the latest news on funding and community projects and events
- Have new members sign up online with the member forms and be sent directly to our administrators inbox for immediate upload
- Order... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 10:30 by Website Team
Dear Holmewood & Heath residents
I would like to personally invite you to attend a 'virtual' evening event to listen to the concerns raised in your local area following the completion of my tour of Derbyshire where I visited 383 towns, villages and neighbourhoods. The tour which began in 2016 and concluded in late 2019 saw me meet residents from all sectors of the community to listen to their concerns... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 10:17 by Website Team
Check out the latest Spotlight On Community Safety newsletter for the Derbyshire region.
Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 14:15 by Website Team
We're asking residents to be more vigilant after a recent rise in vehicle crime in the north east Derbyshire and Bolsover area.
Over the past few weeks officers have noticed an increase in thefts from and of vehicles throughout the North East Derbyshire and Bolsover district.
During the past three weeks we have had reports of seven vehicles which have been stolen and ten reports of parts or valuables... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 13:29 by Website Team