Thursday, August 13, 2020

Police & Crime

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Arrest Police
Police have arrested six people and safeguarded another 10 after discovery of potential modern slavery victims at a Bedfordshire farm building. Two men flagged down police on the...
police line do not cross
Residents and communities surrounding two Bedford properties will now have respite from on-going anti-social behaviour after the Police were granted...
Bedford Park blue sky
Bedfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses to an 'horrific attack' after a man was stabbed several times in Bedford Park on Saturday (20 June)...
police line do not cross
Gang activity in the county is better understood by Bedfordshire Police than ever before, a meeting heard. The force dealt with 54,000 crimes in...
Police on the beat
A man used offensive language, believed to be racially-motived, when he was challenged about queue-jumping in a Bedford bank on Friday (12 June)...
Members of the public are being urged to be vigilant following reports of fraudsters posing as people from the NHS coronavirus Test and Trace service...
Police on the beat
The threat of a pandemic has been at the top of Bedfordshire Police’s risk register for the past decade. it's been revealed. The force has also responded quickly...
PC Jon Henry
Thirteen years after his death, the bravery of a police officer who gave his life to protect others was remembered at memorial services today...
Luton Crown Court
A Kempston teenager was reported to the police by his parents after his mother found a gun in his wardrobe. Umar Javid’s mother was cleaning the 19-year-old’s room...
Puttenhoe care home
Handbags owned by two members of care staff at a residential home in Putnoe were stolen during an overnight break-in. The members of staff at the...
MK Food & Wine
A 16-year-old boy who took part in a spree of violent shop robberies in Bedford in the early part of this year has been given an 18-month detention...
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...