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Facial Recognition warning poster on The Embankment. Image: Bedford Independent
A Bedford-based security expert has raised concerns over the planned use of facial recognition software by Bedfordshire Police at this weekend's River Festival. Bedfordshire Police say...
Warren Wright. Image: Bedfordshire Police
A prolific thief has been jailed after a string of attacks on shops in Bedford which Police say netted him thousands of pounds worth of tobacco products and alcohol. On some occasions, Warren...
A police officer holding up a speed gun while standing behind a police car parked on the side of a residential road. Image: Bedfordshire Police
Police fighting nuisance driving around Bedford town centre say they stopped more than 25 vehicles in three hours during a special day of action this week. While two vehicles ended...
Jonathan Debnam. Image: via Bedfordshire Police
The family of Jonathan Debnam, 14, from Shortstown, who was killed when he was involved in a collision with a bus on the A600 High Road, just outside the village on Thursday (4 July), ...
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A teenage boy was pronounced dead at the scene of a fatal road traffic collision in Shortstown yesterday (Thursday). Officers were called to the A600 High Road shortly before 12pm following reports...
Anna Villette. Screenshot Bedfordshire Police and Crime Panel Tuesday, 7 November 2023. Image: LDRS
Bedfordshire’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) has thanked his office’s former CEO for her “hard work” in the role as she steps down. Today (June 20) the PCC, John Tizard, said: “I...
Police volunteers celebration event June 2024: (l-r) Bedfordshire PCC John Tizzard with volunteer Malgorzata Poczatek and DCC Vajzovic
More than 100 volunteers across Bedfordshire Police and the Office of Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) have had their efforts celebrated as part of an event to mark the 40th anniversary...
Police Appeal witness
Bedfordshire Police are on the hunt for two men who ran off after being involved in a collision on Cranfield Road in Salford village near Bedford. A grey BMW and a black Vauxhall, collided...
Frosts Garden Centre Willington Google Streetview image capture June 2016 © Google
Bedfordshire Police is appealing for witnesses after an incident in which a 59-year-old woman was sadly killed in a collision in a garden centre car park in Willington. The incident occurred just before...
Police on the beat on Bedford High Street. Image: Bedfordshire Police/Facebook
Bedford borough councillors have expressed their “disappointment” that Bedfordshire Police didn’t attend a meeting on town centre issues. But the police said “other demands” meant that community officers...
Donald Kargbo-Reffell
A serial Bedford rapist has been sentenced to another 19 years in prison after being found guilty of raping a child thanks to evidence found using new forensic techniques.
PCC John Tizard with Ms Umme Ali. Image: Labour Party
Concerns were raised after Bedfordshire’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) selected his deputy. Yesterday (June 4), the Bedfordshire Police and Crime Panel was asked to confirm the...