Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Police & Crime

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Police on the beat
The victim of a racial attack, who has barely left his home since, says Bedfordshire Police are not doing enough to catch his attackers and that his case was even 'closed' before he...
(l-r) PCC, Kathryn Holloway and current DCC, Garry Forsyth.
It was all change at the top at Bedfordshire Police HQ last week as Garry Forsyth was sworn into his new role as chief constable and immediately announced his new deputy. “I am honoured...
Police Line
Bedfordshire Police have asked the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) to investigate after two teenagers and a man were injured in a road traffic collision in Willington this...
Bedford and Kempston MP, Mohammad Yasin has warned that cuts to youth offending teams across the UK will prove "fatal" after it was found funding to Bedfordshire's own youth offending team...
Theft Debenhams 1st August
A man has been charged with theft and drug offences after a chase through Bedford town centre. Police were alerted when £845 was reported stolen from Debenhams. They apprehended the...
appeal
An elderly man was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a crash near the Roxton Garden Centre yesterday morning (1 August). Police say a white Kia Picanto and a white...
Knives Tavistock 31 July 2
A police constable with the Bedford Community Policing team has praised young volunteers who found two knives while reducing the number of places knives could be hidden. The volunteers...
Princess Anne Forest of Marston Vale Credit- June Essex
Staff at the Forest of Marston Vale say they "horrified" after thieves uprooted and stolen a tree planted by HRH The Princess Royal less than a week ago. Princess Anne planted...
CCTV Golden Star Chinese takeaway, London Road assault 18 April
Bedfordshire Police say they're keen to speak to a man after a racially aggravated assault in takeaway on London Road...
Police HQ, The Breathing Space
Bedfordshire Police officers and staff now have a 'breathing space' to take a few minutes out after particularly traumatic events they may have attended or been supporting. The Relaxation Room...