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Operation Boson
Bedfordshire Police have revealed that youth violence has dropped by 9%, the equivalent of 200 fewer victims, in Bedfordshire thanks to new strategies and Government funding. Over the...
ww2 bomb
Bedfordshire Police carried out a controlled explosion of an historic hand grenade found in Queen's Park at the weekend, which was heard cross the town on Saturday night. Bedfordshire Police...
Gilbert Hitchcock House
While members of the public, police and ambulance service gathered for Clap for Carers last night (Thursday), three vehicles belonging to NHS staff at Gilbert Hitchcock House on...
Hate Crime Sadness
Bedfordshire Police is urging victims of hate crime in the county to come forward and report incidents, as figures consistently show more than eight out...
Sharn Basra
With almost 27 years of experience of policing in Bedfordshire, Sharn Basra has been appointed as the new temporary Assistant Chief Constable...
Luton Crown Court
A Bedford scout leader, caught with child sex abuse and extreme pornographic images, has been given an 18 month community order and a £500 fine...
Sharnbrook cannabis factory
So far this month, seven cannabis factories have been shut down and 2,000 plants have been seized in and around Bedford as part of a new Bedfordshire Police operation. Officers...
Arrest Police
A man and a woman have been charged with drugs supply offences after warrants were carried out in Bedford and Luton last week...
Bedfordshire Police have arrested three people and seized suspected Class A drugs, cash and a sports car after an operation targeting a suspected...
British Police Tape In Front Of Red Post Box, Shallow Depth of Field
Halsey Road in Kempston was cordoned off on Friday after a man was attacked. Police were called to a home there at around 1:30pm on 10 April after a man had been hit in the face...
Arrest Police
A man from Luton has been charged with a number of offences after a burglary in Bedford. The incident took place on Monday 30 March...
Luton Magistrates' Court
A woman from Bedford has appeared at Luton Magistrates' Court and been charged with robbery. Sarah Pepper, 37, of Fenlake Road...